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Martigues, France

Following a ferric chloride solution leak from the Kem One site at Lavéra in Martigues, France, a toxic slick formed in the Gulf of Fos, leading to the closure of several bathing sites. SUMMARY OF THE SITUATION In the night of July 22nd to 23rd,...

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Barcelona, Spain

Help to preserve the waves in Barcelona. A proposal to build a breakwater extension poses a large threat to Sant Sebastian beach. With the current proposal, the waves would be heavily affected. SUMMARY OF THE SITUATION The beach of Sant Sebastian...

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Northern Region, Portugal

  Surfrider is taking action to fight for clean water: extremely poor water quality is a recurring problem in the area of Matosinhos, Azurara and Vila Nova de Gaia, in northern Portugal. Organic, inorganic and microbiological pollution has...

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Cantabrian sea, Spain

Free the Bay of Biscay from oil drilling in 2019!   Surfrider Foundation Europe, with Surfrider Spain in charge, has the opportunity to lead the fight against oil drilling in the Bay of Biscay. We are able to capitalize on our past...

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Cayenne, French Guiana

  The amazon’s coral reef and marine ecosystems of the central Guyanese waters are threatened by oil exploration. Now is the time to act, cancel and forbid such exploration.   Surfrider Foundation Europe and five other environmental...

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Knokke-Heist, Belgium

For the Marine Spatial Plan of 2020-2026, the Federal Government of Belgium approved a proposal for an island in front of the coast of Zeebrugge and Knokke-Heist.     SUMMARY OF THE SITUATION There were rumors that this plan would also...

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Cape Corsica, France

The Tunisian ro-ro ship ULYSSE, of the Compagnie Tunisienne de Navigation (CNT) collided with the Cypriot container ship, CLS VIRGINIA of the company CLS at anchor at the time of the events. 600 m3 spilled into the marine environment and pollution...

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Balearic Sea, Spain

Surfrider supports Allianza Mar Blava in their actions toward the creation of a “Hydrocarbon Prospecting Free Zone” declared by law in the Spanish Mediterranean! SUMMARY OF THE SITUATION Mar Blava is a cross-sector alliance consisting of...

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Le Havre, France

The landfill of Dollemard is slowly releasing its 13 000 truckloads of waste into the English Channel. Now is the time for solutions to coastal and riverine landfills breaking down.   SUMMARY OF THE SITUATION This is one of the most urgent...

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Marseille, France

The cruise liner “Azura” calls at around 8 am in the port of Marseille. Three hours later, he was checked by the ship security center. The inspectors note that the boat used a fuel with a sulfur content of 1.68%, higher than the authorized limit...

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Porto, Portugal

  Help to preserve the marine environment around the biggest port in Portugal: a 320 million Euro proposal for a port extension pose large threats to Matosinhos and Porto beaches. Within the current proposal, the waves and beach experience...

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Brétignolles-sur-mer, France

  The creation and the development of a marina in the town of Brétignolles-Sur-Mer threaten coastal ecosystems, currents, the rupture of the dune and seabed, as well as marine fauna and flora. Read our open letter HERE!   SUMMARY OF THE...

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