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Beach celeaning

On the occasion of world ocean day, we celebrated it at Bhatye beach, Ratnagiri in India by organizing beach cleaning drive.  All together 25 teachers including Principal and Vice- Principal of Gogate -Joglekar college and 10 students participated in event.  Along with President of Society for Environment and biodiversity conservation a NGO working in field of conservation. Ratnagiri is tourist destination and tourist visit beach for water sports and other activities. Due to lack of awareness amongst people they litter on the beach. The garbage is the major problem of this beach. Our team took efforts to clean up area of 400-500 meter streach and removed all the non-degradable items like plastic, glass, clothes, nylon cables etc from the beach. We collected garbage in near by dust bin and inform muncipal corporation. They carried it to recycling unit.

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Organizer

Organizer Name
Dr. A.S. Kulkarni and Dr. Vikrant Berde
Organizer Email
berdevikrant31@gmail.com
Organization Name
Society For Environment and Biodiversity Conservation, Ratnagiri and Gogate Jogalekar College, Ratnagiri
Organization Type
Conservation Organization
Member of Aquarium Conservation Partnership (ACP)
Participant in AZA's SAFE Campaign

Other

As part of our celebration, we plan to do the following:
  • Event is open to the public
  • Media would be welcome
  • Event will include some special activities or engagements for youth and/or young adults
    College/University Age
  • The event will touch on the following themes:
    Marine biodiversity,Marine pollution
    Participate in a community cleanup,Pledge to eliminate or lower their use of single use plastic bags / bottles
  • Event will be highlighting organization's own efforts to reduce use of plastic

Venue

Bhatye Beach, Ratnagiri, India
B- 1/2 Raviraj Building Rajendranagar, Nachane
Ratnagiri, Maharashtra 415612 India
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