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Let's save the Côte d’Azur from plastic pollution
Let's save the Côte d’Azur from plastic pollution

Coastal activities are responsible for half of the plastic entering the sea. In the next weeks, the Blue Panda will be in the most iconic "Riviera" ...

13 Aug 2019
The Blue Panda to stop oil companies from drilling in Greek Paradise
The Blue Panda to stop oil companies from drilling in Greek Paradise

Do you know that some of the most iconic and valuable marine areas of Greece could be drilled in search for some oil? This is what could happen in ...

19 Jul 2019
Sharks in the Mediterranean sea are the most at risk in the world, says WWF
Sharks in the Mediterranean sea are the most at risk in the world, says WWF

More than half of the species of sharks and rays living in the Mediterranean are under threat, with almost a third of them fished close to the level ...

12 Jul 2019
WWF's reaction to the first eco-certified bluefin tuna
WWF's reaction to the first eco-certified bluefin tuna

On July 5th France Agrimer announced the approval of the first certification of the “Peche Durable” ecolabel for a bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) ...

10 Jul 2019
The Blue Panda in Argentario to Stop Plastic Pollution
The Blue Panda in Argentario to Stop Plastic Pollution

The Blue Panda has started its Plastic Marina Tour across the Mediterranean. Our first stop is Argentario (Tuscany), a famous tourist destination and ...

02 Jul 2019
Flawed plastic system hits the Mediterranean Sea and its economy
Flawed plastic system hits the Mediterranean Sea and its economy

All Mediterranean countries underperform in managing plastic waste, losing almost half a billion euros per year and increasingly polluting their sea. ...

07 Jun 2019
Developing world no longer a plastic dumping ground, says WWF
Developing world no longer a plastic dumping ground, says WWF

Today the world’s environment ministers at the 14th Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention (COP14) meeting in Geneva decided to include ...

10 May 2019
Fishers learn from fishers how to avoid discards
Fishers learn from fishers how to avoid discards

Over the last four years, WWF and partners engaged with fishers, technologists, scientists, universities, and NGOs, from the region to find and share ...

24 Apr 2019
Nine giant devil rays landed in Tunisia
Nine giant devil rays landed in Tunisia

An unfortunate incident took place this weekend in Port De Peche Kelibia, Tunisia, where nine Giant Devil Rays were landed.

08 Apr 2019
Pregnant sperm whale found dead on the coast of Sardinia: from the Philippines to the Mediterranean, our plastic waste is killing marine animals at alarming rate
Pregnant sperm whale found dead on the coast of Sardinia: from the Philippines to the Mediterranean, our plastic waste is killing marine animals at alarming rate

A young pregnant sperm whale was found dead with 22 kg of plastic in its stomach along the coast of Porto Cervo, the famous tourist destination in ...

01 Apr 2019
Accountability can reverse plastic pollution crisis, says WWF report
Accountability can reverse plastic pollution crisis, says WWF report

Global plastics pollution has been created in one generation and, with system-wide accountability, can be solved in one ...

05 Mar 2019
Will 2019 see the first big shift towards a sustainable blue economy in the Mediterranean?
Will 2019 see the first big shift towards a sustainable blue economy in the Mediterranean?

Last November, 18,000 people from 184 countries gathered in Nairobi (Kenya) for the first international Conference on Sustainable Blue Economy. The ...

10 Jan 2019