Beach litter monitoring. In Manfredonia in Puglia, the first beach waste collection and monitoring activity
Today a very important action by Life Muscles kicks off to evaluate the achievement of the project objectives: in fact, during the next four years, a waste monitoring on the beaches of the two pilot areas. This action aims to verify if, thanks to the project actions, it is possible to record a decrease in the presence of stranded shells for mussel farming. Monitoring is carried out following a standard protocol recognized worldwide, which allows for the comparison of the data also collected in other initiatives that aim to evaluate the quantity and type of waste dumped on the coasts.
This first appointment took place in Manfredonia thanks to the organization of the Marine Turtle Recovery Center, the participation of the students of the dispensing point of and their manager Antonia Cavallone.