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Surfrider Europe
Dedicated to the protection of European coastlines since 1990. Waves, beaches, climate change, maritime transport, marine litter
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Surfrider Europe Sep 17
🌊 joins the 300+ organisations urging governments and businesses at an international level to RISE UP for the Ocean and take the bold, fair actions which are long overdue to restore . Speaker Help us make our call louder!⬇️
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Surfrider Europe Sep 15
More evidence to show that ♻️recycling, as a solution on its own, is a . Our production & consumption of plastic far exceeds our ability to treat and it ➡️
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Surfrider Europe Sep 14
The ONLY way to stop is by cutting the problem at the source. The ban on must be upheld without delay or exemptions. Please sign, share & support ⬇️ to save .
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Voice for the Ocean Sep 10
🌍The has today voted a Resolution on the upcoming and amendments to . [Thread] 1/6
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Surfrider Europe Sep 9
How do we stop ? We cut production of from the start. We hold the 🍫plastic industry accountable & urge them to change. Take your waste & data collection 👆step further: submit your findings to ⬇️
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Surfrider Europe Sep 8
For the 2020 , download the Marine Debris Tracker app and submit your data to Surfrider in a few simple clicks! Your data is vital to power our fight against at the source:
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Surfrider Europe Sep 8
Data gathered from cleanups on nearly every continent shows that plastic packaging has surpassed cigarette butts as the most abundant form of beach trash. Help . Fight w/
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Surfrider Europe Sep 7
Just 👆Second: the time it takes to pick up waste and protect . With 🌊, you can help fight marine litter and preserve Ocean health by joining our citizen network to gather data on litter and stop the problem at its source➡️
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Rethink Plastic Sep 1
are E-V-E-R-Y-W-H-E-R-E! 🟢 Good News: the EU are planning to ban them 🔴 Less Good News: industry lobbies have pushed to get exemptions for , which are likely to be even more dangerous according to analysis 👇
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Surfrider Europe Sep 1
Today the community mourns the passing of our good friend, founding member, and Vice President, Jacques Beall. He was a brilliant & tireless fighter for the protection of the Ocean, and loved this community deeply. Forver grateful. 💙
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Surfrider Europe Aug 29
'Health care' products are supposed to keep us healthy. So why, when research in animals has linked exposure to to infertility, inflammation and cancer, are companies still intentionally adding these ingredients to our products? .
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Surfrider Europe Aug 28
We fought to ban . We won. But the plastics industry is working hard to undo that win by selling lies about the harm their products cause. , We have to fight back! Join the 38000 other signatories & Sign The Petition! ⬇️
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Surfrider Europe Aug 26
Less than 1week left to tell our European policy makers that we don't want intentionally-added in our products! Consultation➡️ Do the right thing. Act to end this absurd pollution.
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Surfrider Europe Aug 25
An abandoned landfill site sitting at the top of a cliff in is pouring waste into the sea below. & a local citizen collective have been fighting to excavate this source of pollution. In July, the first trials were held
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Surfrider Europe Aug 22
Ocean's Zero: the mobile application to kickstart your zero waste lifestyle. Download today! Apple: Google Play:
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Surfrider Europe Aug 21
80% of marine litter comes from inland sources. So what's one way to reduce and improve water quality? Regularly maintain the street spaces in front of your home. It may not be your trash, but its your planet. Let's all do 👆 to keep clean.
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Surfrider Europe Aug 20
are EVERYWHERE. Not only in our food & water, but also *intentionally added* to products we use on our bodies and in daily life. If this trend continues, humans won't be 2/3 water. We'll be saturated with . Support a BAN on intentionally added microplastic!
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Surfrider Europe Aug 19
What’s even easier than doing something? NOT doing something. Like NOT intentionally adding to our cosmetics, detergents and health care products! Support a full & timely ban. Participate in the consultation:
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Surfrider Europe Aug 18
What exactly are "intentionally added" ? One of the largest direct sources of plastic pollution plaguing . We must eliminate the impact of this avoidable pollution. 🌊
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Surfrider Europe Aug 17
Over 1yr in the EU, approx 42000 tonnes of are released into the Ocean by products like cosmetics&detergents. A ban on intentionally-added microplastics would reduce this pollution by 90% but industries are blocking progress.
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