Algarve wins international eco contest

in News · 21-04-2019 10:51:00 · 1 Comments
Algarve wins international eco contest

The Algarve has won an international competition with a project to help clear the Algarve’s Ria Formosa natural lagoon of plastic waste.


The Campaign for a Plastic Free Ria Formosa’ project aims to save the seahorses for which the Ria is famous.


Promoted by the Algarve-based Association for the Study and Conservation of Oceans (AECO it won a worldwide competition for funding in the Oceans category, promoted by the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA).

The Algarve project had the highest number of votes, with over 10,300 votes cast.



Comments:

My friend Marijke and myself usually bring 2 big rubbish bags to clean up all the plastic lttering on the Island of Armona

by Ursula from Algarve on 23-04-2019 07:52:00
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