News Covid-19: nature recovering - plastic waste still growing?

Tourism Review, Tomas Haupt - Apr 5, 2020 

Eco-disaster: the Mediterranean drowns in plastic waste

As soon as the corona pandemic banned residents and tourists from the streets of the Italian lagoon city of Venice, the canals became crystal clear and full of fish. Nature seems to recover quickly from the consequences of mass tourism. However, not all waters will be able to regenerate in such a short time.

The Mediterranean is one of the most polluted waters on earth and the coast of Venice is only one of many popular destinations on the Mediterranean. Along with the tourists comes plastic waste.

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Source Tourism Review
Target group(s) Destinations , Businesses , Travellers , Education, Research, Consultancy , NGOs, Partnerships, Networks , Governments & Administrations
Topics Climate Change - Energy and Resource Efficiency , Natural Heritage & Biodiversity