Beach cleanup near Rostock Harbour (Germany)

A polluted beach near the Rostock harbour was cleaned up within the framework of the EU-wide Ocean Initiatives programme against marine litter pollution through beach, lake, river and submarine clean-ups, taking place from 22nd to 25th March. Over 30 people participated in this event in Rostock to clean a 300m long coastal section during 90 minutes. The campaign was initiated by the Surfrider Foundation Europe and conducted by several stakeholders.


Place / Location Germany
Commencement Date 24 March 2012
Duration 13:00-15:00
Theme Mitigation, Awareness (Cross-cutting)
Type of Initiative Campaign
Initiated by Surfrider Foundation Europe
Involved Stakeholders BeachedArt by Anke Paap (Anke Paap is an artist making art from beach litter), EUCC-The Coastal Union Germany, public
Funding/Financial Support No
Success Rate Very Successful
Case Study prepared by

Matthias Mossbauer, EUCC-The Coastal Union Germany,

Submitted by EUCC-D

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