2019 | (INTER)NATIONAL BEACH CLEANING DAY
September 21, 2019
monitoring and marine litter cleaning at Albarquel Beach, Setúbal
The cleaning and monitoring action that APLM proposes for mark the National Beach Cleaning Day will take place at Praia de Albarquel, Setúbal, during the period of morning and closes the work of the 2nd Conference on Marine Litter . The chamber City of Setúbal ensures bus transport for participants in the Conference with meeting point at Casa da Baía at 9:00.
All citizens and organizations can join this monitoring/cleaning whoever wants to participate must go directly to Albarquel beach (9:30 am) where instructions will be given on the procedures.
The action takes place simultaneously with the global beach cleaning campaign led by one of our international partners, the North American non-governmental organization Ocean Conservancy, contributing as in previous years for the world marine litter database. The results of monitoring will also be added to the marine litter database. in Europe on the website Marine Litter Watch (MLW), from European Environment Agency.
NOTE: There is a small probability of rain so we advise you to bring a raincoat.