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Intelligent marine Litter removal and Management for local Authorities. LEMA is funded through the EU LIFE programme.
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LifeLema Mar 20
🇪🇺⚠️ ⚠️🇪🇺 Fishing gear 🎣 are also found as marine litter. That is why the wants to increase the producers responsabilities, together with making them cover the costs of awarness-raising measures.
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MEDSEALITTER Mar 19
Shocking news even for a project that monitors marine litter ingestion. Interreg MED Programme Biodiversity Protection Community - Interreg Med
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LifeLema Mar 18
🐙New biosynthetic material to replace ? 🐙 A US scientist from the Pennsylvania State University found a way to create a new biodegradable synthetic material through the fermentation of a substance found on the suction cups of squid tentacles.
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LifeLema Mar 16
Real step forward or com plan ? The has pledged $5.4 million worth of recycling grants to programs in multiple cities in an effort to help develop recycling infrastructure in the U.S. We hope this money will be well used to reduce our .
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LifeLema Mar 13
🇪🇺⚠️ ⚠️🇪🇺 The wrong disposal of wet wipes and sanitary towels 🚽 means millions ending up in the seas 🌅. The wants to introduce new labelling to inform consumers about the of these and about the issue.
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LifeLema Mar 13
Replying to @NeuInVancouver
We surely are not and we have to start rethinking our behaviour!
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LifeLema Mar 13
There is a risk of an oil spill and of lost containers arriving to the Atlantic coast with the sinking of this ship
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LifeLema Mar 11
⚠️Micro plastic in human poop?⚠️ Austrian scientists working on the accumulation of plastic in the human body showed that it’s already in us! Their study was based on the analysis of 8 different people's stool and showed the presence of micro plastic residues in all of them.
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LifeLema Mar 9
Jellyfish slime against plastic? The EU funded program works on fighting marine litter invasion with jellyfish slime. This natural substance is so sticky that, put in a filter, it would allow to catch small plastic debris in an efficient and non-polluting way.
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LifeLema Mar 6
🇪🇺⚠️ ⚠️🇪🇺 Crisps packets and sweet wrapers 🍬 create an inmense quantity of waste, since are highly consumed by all of us. According to the measures, producers must about this litter and become more responsible about it.
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Oihane Mar 4
Open question for experts: what magic do you do to extract the microplastics from coastal ‘mainly seaweed’ samples infested with plastic without killing our lab technitians on the way ... 😉 😫
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Irene Ruiz Mar 5
🧗‍♀️A further step in with a new technical meeting in facilities! Very interesting and fruitful discussion👨‍💼 on the actions carried out in the project, evaluating the progress and future events. Next date⏱️september 2019!
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LifeLema Mar 5
Going ahead with the last steps of the project and organizing the next actions in the technical committee today 👇
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Irene Ruiz Feb 28
☑️One more winter campaign of buoys completed!🙌 These small drifters are sailing in , , and rivermouths trying to reach the waters of the . Let's keep on improving our knowledge of pathways!
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LifeLema Mar 2
Do you want to know more about the impacts of in the sea? Here is a video about the impacts on sea turtles by INDICIT via
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LifeLema Feb 27
🇪🇺⚠️ ⚠️🇪🇺 The prior European Directive made a big impact in plastic bag 🛍 use, but there are still too many in our seas. The wants to increase the responsabilities of their producers and make them take awareness-raising measures.
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LifeLema Feb 25
🌞A Swedish research team developed a new technology against micro plastics as part of a UE funded project, It's toxic-free and able to degrade low density polyethylene (main component of many plastic items) using a nanocoating method combined with sunlight power🌞
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Oceana Feb 24
What are ocean microplastics?
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LifeLema Feb 23
We are still starting to see the effects of on marine animals. In this study, the main plastic items found inside the stomach of were not the "usual ones" but synthetic fibers from . We have to and
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LifeLema Feb 20
🇪🇺⚠️ ⚠️🇪🇺 Smoking is a bad habit for the environment, since tobacco product filters 🚬 are commonly found. Producers will have to increase responsabilities and they will have to contribute to , according to the .
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