Respect for the oceans on the Costa Almeria

MESSAGE: Adra council is putting out images on social media illustrating the problems stemming from sea pollution and the consequences for marine fauna. CREDIT: Ayuntamiento de Adra

ADRA council is taking a stand on respecting the world’s oceans and marine life.
Once again the local authority has joined the Blue Flag Med Week initiative promoted by the ADEAC Environmental Education and Consumer Association, which involves activities to clean up the seas and to raise awareness about marine rubbish.
Different entities in 10 countries take part in the initiative, although due to the Covid-19 pandemic, participatory activities will not be as usual this year.
Adra council is collaborating on getting across messages on sustainability, the correct management of waste and the environmental care of the oceans, with images illustrating the problems stemming from sea pollution and the consequences for marine fauna.
The administration is putting out on social media images on issues like microplastics, cigarette butts, coronavirus-related trash, biodiversity, beach safety, floating marine rubbish and environmental education.

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.

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