At school for a bluer sea. The COMMON project contest lands in Lebanon


The contest with schools dedicated to sustainability and to fight against marine litter, lands in Lebanon.

The team of Tyre Nature Coast Reserve (TCNR), a COMMON project partner, have officially launched the “We Are All Med Schools Vs Marine Litter” competition,  born to sensitize schools on issues related to marine litter in the Mediterranean. On 18 October 2021 in Beit Al Mamlouk in Tyre, the TCNR orgaised the contest for schools’ ceremony, where students at secondary schools presented their environmental projects created from plastic, cardboard, and waste to tackle plastic wastes and use them in a sustainable way.

Projects were assessed and impressed the jury.

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About COMMON project

COMMON (COastal Management and MOnitoring Network for tackling marine litter in Mediterranean Sea) is a European project under ENI CBC Med Programme, which aims at building a collaboration network between Italy, Lebanon and Tunisia to support a correct management of Marine litter

Partners: Legambiente Onlus (Lead Beneficiary) University of Siena, the National Institute of Sciences and Technologies of the Sea of Tunisia, the CIHEAMBari, the NGO Amwaj of the Environment (Lebanon), the University of Sousse and the Tyre Coast Nature Reserve (Lebanon)