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Areas Urbanism & territory, Tourism and Economic activities Environment On Friday, microplastics workshop scheduled for es Cavall d'en Borràs beach

On Friday, microplastics workshop scheduled for es Cavall d'en Borràs beach

neteja-platja plasticfreeformeThe Formentera Council's environment office reports that two local groups—Formentera Sense Plàstics (“Plastic-free Formentera”) and Gen-Gob Eivissa, a nature and ornithology organisation—have put together a microplastics workshop for Saturday February 16 at 10.00am on es Cavall d'en Borràs beach. The day is geared to adults and children from Formentera and Eivissa.

Participants in Plastic Zero, a programme sponsored by the Formentera Council and Gen-Gob and designed to get schools on board with an initiative known as the “Sea Observers Protocol”, collect scientific data about the quantity and kind of plastics turning up on local shores. Data are sent to the “Sea Observers” national office to help paint a clearer picture the shape Spain's seas are in. Saturday's workshop will also be the chance for parents to find out about children are already doing on the subject in the classroom.

Free fare
Baleària and Trasmapi ferryliners are taking part in the initiative by offering passengers who board in Eivissa a free ride to Formentera. All those interested should sign up by sending an email with their full name and town of residence to beblue@trasmapi.com (Trasmapi) or plasticfreeformentera@gmail.com (Baleària).


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