“Respect Your Beach”, the Surfrider Foundation Exhibition at Ocean Park– (September 1, 2015 – January 2016) [fr]

From September 1, 2015 to January 2016, the Surfrider Foundation exhibition “Respect your Beach” is exhibited at the entrance of the Grand Aquarium at Ocean Park.

“Every second, 206 kg of waste are dumped into the ocean!
Some parts of the ocean contain 6 times more plastic than plankton: look around and discern these damages! "

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The exhibition “Respect your Beach”, organized by the European association Surfrider Foundation, offers a reflexion on the protection of the environment through catchy visuals. With its unique visuals, it challenges the visitors with the dangers of pollution on the coastal environment. It helps to educate and enrich their knowledge on issues related to water quality, pollution generated by marine transportation and aquatic waste.

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By raising awareness of the impact of plastic waste, and all kinds of waste, , on oceans and marine life, the exhibition "Respect your Beach" fits perfectly the educative program of Ocean Park Conservation Foundation.

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The catchy visuals show the ocean pollution by plastic wastes and aim to alert people to the effects of dropping trashes off.

In order to ensure the achievement of COP21’s goal, French embassies all over the world are devoted to raise awareness of oceans and climate change.
Through a cooperative project called “OCEANS, RIVERS AND CLIMATE CHANGE: When Climate Makes Waves…” the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau is playing an active role in raising the general public’s awareness.
This exhibition is presented as part of this cooperative program proposed by the scientific department of the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau.

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More information about Ocean Park Conservation Foundation, Hong Kong here

More information about Surfrider Foundation here

More information about the cooperative project called “OCEANS, RIVERS AND CLIMATE CHANGE: When Climate Makes Waves…” proposed by the scientific department of the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau here

publié le 24/09/2015

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