Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries featured in IFOAM Organics Europe

Greetings, Our project is highlighted in the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements - IFOAM Organic Europe's "Leading by Example" Initiative! We are honored to participate in this important initiative and to share information from our fields in Crete, Greece.  

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Stop Plastic ! - Project for more sustainability in Goa, India

This project is about launching an awareness campaign throughout the whole state of Goa in India about plastic pollution, responsible tourism, protection of the marine environment and of the marine wildlife in Goa During a minimal period of 6 months, we will do this campaign for locals: in schools, universities, coastal establishments (hotels, restaurants, shacks), tourist operators, state agents (tourism department, environment department, coast guards) and also for tourists: during events (setting up beach clean-up days, eco-responsible parties), in hotels. Why this project & why Goa? Goa is India’s most polluted coastal destination. Tourists come in large numbers every year to enjoy the beach, parties and alcohol without necessarily caring about the environment. Disposable plastic is part of the everyday life of locals and tourists. Abnormally high numbers of endangered dolphins and turtles are stranded on Goa’s beaches, certainly in relation to human activities. The locals, especially children, do not have access to awareness about the marine environment, which is very rich in Goa. More than 400 dolphin watching boats are present in Goa, almost all of them do not follow codes of good conduct regarding how to approach dolphins. In India, much attention is being paid to the protection of...

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