It’s back! UN Environment and the Open University have created a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Marine Litter. It is part of Clean Seas and contributes to the goals of the Global Partnership on Marine Litter. Register here! Starts in April. Available in multiple languages!
“Sustainable Development Goal 6 is crystal clear: water for all by 2030. By definition, this means leaving no one behind. But today, billions of people are still living without safe water – their households, schools, workplaces, farms and factories struggling to survive and thrive.
Marginalized groups – women, children, refugees, indigenous peoples, disabled people and many others – are often overlooked, and sometimes face discrimination, as they try to access and manage the safe water they need.
This World Water Day, 22nd March, is about tackling the water crisis by addressing the reasons why so many people are being left behind.” – UN Water
I am really proud to announce that POSEIDOMM project has been featured in The Community Research and Development Information Service (CORDIS) Results Packs.
“The extent of scientific, political and media coverage around sea and ocean plastic can barely hide an inescapable truth: At this point, we’ve hardly scratched the surface of all the chain reactions this plastic accumulation is setting off.”
With a clear need of better understanding, the immediate “call to action” should remind the only possible solution: STOP POLLUTING OUR WATERS.
You can read the full article here.
CORDIS is the European Commission’s primary source of results from the projects funded by the EU’s framework programmes for research and innovation (FP1 to Horizon 2020). Its mission is to bring research results to professionals in the field to foster open science, create innovative products and services and stimulate growth across Europe.