We have started our litter audit process for 2014 this weekend. Training was conducted on Friday and the audit for the east beach sample site was carried out on 20 December Saturday. There is one more training scheduled for Wednesday 11 am for new volunteers. This is to audit sample sites from the Barbecue Beach […]
We’re starting our Reef Rehabilitation and Research Programme in Villimale’ this August assisted by UNDP Global Environment Facility fund. If you would like to be part of this research program or would like to assist in anyway, please contact our hotline for more information or to sign up.
Over 40 Kgs of waste accumulates on the beach per day! And over 14 tonnes of waste per year are accumulated on the beaches of Villingili. This is a large amount of waste for a small beach. EXTRAPOLATION OF BEACH WASTE AUDIT TOTAL SQ AREA AUDITED (FT) 26,745.00 TOTAL MASS OF WASTE COLLECTED (GRAMS) 72,775.00 AVERAGE […]
Plastics were definitely the most commonly found items on the beach. But since all the items are noted in weight it may seem misleading. Nappies (classified under hazardous waste) were found in quite a large amount just over 8 KG, a lot considering most of the nappies we found were already dried out. Food waste […]
We’re very exited by the official endorsement we received from the Marine Research Centre We will be doing the necessary trainings in March next year – to start the research on coral reefs at the earliest.