As for the findings, the report is impressive. Among other things, 900 kg of nets were raised and collected!
An important environmental action was carried out in Alonissos by Aegean Rebreath in collaboration with the Municipality of Alonissos, within the framework of the Blue Municipalities Network, where Alonissos is a member as the only island of the Northern Sporades.
Because in Alonissos, “blue” has… a “green” shade!
The action took place in an expanded field across the island, with operations in four different locations, cleanings in two ports, Votsi and Gerakas, coastal cleaning, lifting abandoned nets from reefs with the innovative use of an underwater robot and research activities for microplastic measurements.
Fifty volunteers participated in the operations, while the support of MOM-THALASSA with the provision of a boat, which contributed to hauling nets, the diving center Triton Dive Center, as well as the company I Machines with the provision of the underwater robot was important.
Regarding the findings, the account is impressive. Among other things, 900 kg of nets, 2 bags of fishing lines, 400 plastic bottles, 95 glass bottles, 26 car tires, 4 bags of plastic fragments, 110 plastic pipes, 78 tarpaulins, 3.5 bags of rope, 854 bottle caps, 2 beach umbrellas were raised and collected. , 2 sunbeds, 1 chair and 1 boat ladder as well as lots of other rubbish.
The important action was carried out with the kind support of APIVITA and the Shipping company SEAJETS.
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