"Fishing for litter" campaign held on the Dniester River


16.11.2019

    November 16 NGO “Ukrainian Association for the Protection of the Sea against Pollution” (UKRMEPA) jointly with the All-Ukrainian public organization “Fishermen’s Association of Ukraine”, with the support of the staff of the Lower Dniester National Park and the Odessa fisheries patrol, and with the participation of fishermen-lovers Fishing foritter within the framework of the ZEWSGES project on the Dniester river near the village Lighthouses of Belgorod-Dnestrovsky district.
Special thanks to the support of the action of the Deputy of the Bilyaev district council, the deputy chairman of the board of RSK “Pridnestrovets” Shevchenko Andriy Feodosiyovich

    The action was aimed at catching abandoned fishing gear and garbage (including plastic waste).
The event was attended by about 50 people who collected more than 100 garbage bags, including the removal of a net more than 50 m from the river.

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