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MORE OFTEN MICROPLASMS ARE BEING DETECTED IN THE FISH WE EAT

We eat contaminated fish. Hundreds of fish species contain microplastics, warn world scientists. Our Black Sea, unfortunately, is among the most polluted water basins. A total of 555 species of fish around the world consumes plastics. Most often this happens through the gills. Several organizations in our country are studying the effects of pollution on […]

REPRESENTATIVES OF THE RedMarLitter PROJECT PARTICIPATED IN AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE PROJECT “MARINE AND RIVER LITTER ELIMINATION NEW APPROACH”

At the invitation of the NGO “Green Strandzha” the Via Pontica Foundation took part in an international conference “Presentation of Good Practices for Waste Management and Reduction in the Black Sea Basin”, under the project: “Marine and River Litter Elimination New Approach” BSB – 139, MARLENA. The project is aimed at uniting the forces of […]

NEW PUBLICATION ON BLACK SEA POLLUTION RELEASES GEORGIA

The large-scale scientific publication “Marine Litter in the Black Sea” has become available in Georgia, where the achievements of the project “RedMarLitter BSB 552” are presented. All those interested in the favorable condition of the Black Sea and its coast can get acquainted with the material. Six countries have access to the Black Sea, these […]

REDMARLITTER PROJECT PROGRESS MEETING

Another partnership meeting was organized on November 30, 2020.  The event was originally planned to take place in Romania, but due to the situation with COVID-19, it was decided to be held online through the Webex platform. During the event, the 14 participants discussed the progress of the project, the activities implemented in the second […]

RESEARCH CENTERS FOR BLUE GROWTH CREATED

University “Prof. Dr. Asen Zlatarov ”- Burgas and Thracian University – Edirne implement the project “The Cross-border Regions Cooperate for Blue Growth-BLUE GROWTH COLLABs “, which aims to establish research centers for Blue Growth in the cross-border region, as an initiative for scientific cooperation – research institutions in the field of environmental protection and in […]

VIA PONTICA FOUNDATION PRESENTED THE PROJECT BSB552 / RedMarLitter AT A FORUM OF THE NATIONAL FISHING NETWORK

City of Burgas hosted a working meeting of the National Fisheries Network with representatives of science on “Blue Economy and Blue Innovations”. The forum was held on 19.11.2020 from 10:00 am in the Exhibition Center “Flora”. The objectives of the workshop were: – To present the activities of the Bulgarian scientific community, local fisheries initiative […]

ON THE TRAIL OF WASTE-VIDEO

Municipality of Burgas, partner in the project “Innovative Techniques and Methods for Reducing Marine Litter in the Black Sea Coastal Areas” under priority 2.2. “Awareness Raising and Joint Actions for Reducing River and Marine Litter”, Joint Operational Programme “Black Sea Basin 2014-2020” created a film about the project, which is being implemented together with the […]