At the start of February, the Administration Company of the National Marine Park of Zakynthos as well as the Hellenic Centre for Marine Study (HCMR) performed a collection of coastline trash studies throughout Zakynthos Island in the structure of Plastic Busters MPAs task.
The coastline trash studies were performed utilizing the procedure taken on within the task in order to make sure a balanced collection of fit-for-purpose information. Both residents as well as aquatic trash professionals were associated with the studies as well as videotaped the quantity as well as kinds of aquatic trash things. Macro- (>> 2.5 centimeters) as well as meso-litter (in between 0.5-2.5 centimeters) were accumulated; while additionally debris examples for micro-litter (<< 0.5 centimeters) evaluation were taken ere.
A total amount of 6 coastlines (Crystal, Vrontonero, Keri, Tsilivi, Alykes as well as Xigia) within the limits of the National Marine Park of Zakynthos as well as the eastern of the island were picked for the studies.
The outcomes for macro-litter exist in the table listed below:
Overall weight (Kg)
The outcomes will certainly aid the Administration Company of the National Marine Park of Zakynthos as well as the Hellenic Centre for Marine Study (HCMR) to recognize the resources of the various trash things (bad waste administration methods, tourist as well as leisure tasks, fisheries as well as tank farming, delivery …).
Info on the amounts, make-up as well as resources of aquatic trash supplies a valuable device for MPA supervisors in the battle versus the aquatic trash danger as well as enables to recognize targeted steps to deal with the trouble at its resource.