The International Conference on Marine Pollution “22nd International Conference on Marine Plastic Pollution Prevention and Management” commenced yesterday at noon under the auspices of the World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology.
The marine biologist and research consultant of All for Blue, Elena Akritopoulou was awarded with the “Best Presentation Award ” by the Program Committee as per the Conference Awards Scheme.
She presented her results on marine plastic pollution affecting the island of Mykonos via coastal and underwater clean ups for the period 2016-19. In her presentation she spoke in numbers for the first time in Greece, about the marine plastic pollution that prevails in Mykonos, the social tendencies and perceptions of the local population towards the issue, the effectiveness of environmental actions as well as the management and processing of plastic waste since gather.
See the presentation here