On September 4, 2017 the inauguration of the work of Miren Argia took place. This adapted fishing vessel is one of the five vessels of the Life LEMA project dedicated to marine litter collection in the southeast waters of the Bay of Biscay. Throughout the
Life LEMA will conduct a study in marine currents to see the trajectory of marine litter. For this purpose, numerous LEMA boats, which have been previously decorated by children, will be launched to the sea. During the 20th and 21st of July, the Life LEMA
<< On July 3, 2017, 45 young people from the Erasmus+ Program “Carry on Without plastics” celebrated with the Provincial Council of Gipuzkoa -leader of the Life LEMA project-, Surfrider Spain and the commercial center of Garbera the International Day without Plastic Bags. >> Young
Surfrider Spain presented the LIFE LEMA project in the meeting about marine litter held on the occasion of the World Oceans Day celebrated on June 8. This year’s slogan has been “Healthy Oceans, a Healthy Planet”. This celebration has been held since 2009 and has been
During this meeting the evolution of the actions already started was presented and the work plan was defined for the next 6 months.
On May 24 and 25, 2017, the XIV Spanish Conference on Coastal and Port Engineering was held in Alicante (Spain). This conference is a scientific-technical biennial meeting. The topics are related to, among others, management and the protection of the coast. This edition a new
The European Maritime Day is celebrated on May 20 and aims to give visibility to the sea and spread its importance among European citizens.The Life LEMA team joined on Friday, May 19th, 2017 to this celebration, collaborating with the Gipuzkoan entities Untzi Museoa-Museo Naval, Aquarium
The LIFE program commemorates its 25th anniversary in 2017. The Life LEMA team has joined to this celebration on May 12 and 13. The aim is to recognize the important role of this program in the field of European marine and coastal management and, particularly,
Life LEMA has collected more than 5 kilos and a half of marine litter in its first boat trip, mainly plastics, in addition to other unusual objects such as footwear and textiles.
LIFE LEMA is part of the European program for Environment and Climate Action LIFE and involves a total investment of 2.1 million euros which 1.2 million euros are co-financed by the European Union.