Category: Environmental Education and Information

Cigarette Butts – a dangerous waste for marine life

  While the consequences of consuming tabacco on human health are widely known, the environmental damages caused by cigarette butts thrown away in nature are rarely addressed. As cigarette butts are not biodegradable, they pile up in vast …

‘A Sea to Expore’ in the Schools of the Sorrento Peninsula

It’s that time of year in project MARE where things are starting to slow down a bit: less Ieranto Bay monitoring, hardly any people on the beaches, and just a bit more wind and rain. That doesn’t mean …

Ischia: an Island adventure in the Gulf of Napoli.

Over the course of a week, Project M.A.R.E. were present on the island of Ischia to help conduct some surveying work for the local marine protected area, Regno di Nettuno. This study was also coordinated with the university …