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And the winners are…

A Sri Lankan company dedicated to water security, a professor in Earth System Science, and a team of women in South India are all winners of this year’s Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation Awards

New effort to combat “more plastic than fish by 2050”

On World Oceans Day 2020, a new ‘Group of Friends’ initiated by the Principality of Monaco was created at the United Nations to fight the growing amount of plastic pollution in the oceans.

Monaco launches worldwide appeal for environment

The Principality of Monaco, along with 14 other countries, has launched an appeal  to the world to join forces and protect nature.

France raises fines in time for World Ocean Day

France has doubled the fine for littering amid outcry over images of surgical masks and gloves floating in the ocean.

Two year study to explore biodiversity in Med

Since April, the team at Andromède Océanologie has been on a new scientific mission co-sponsored by the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation to study biodiversity in the Mediterranean.

‘Quiet Sea’ mission used lockdown to advantage

The world health crisis shut down much of the normal traffic flow of the Med giving the Sphyrna Odyssey a chance to study the sea in a low-noise pollution environment.