How can we get arctic tourists involved with the issue of marine litter? Early 2023…
Summer 2022 I was invited to join SEES, a multidisciplinary Dutch research expedition to Svalbard. On 3 locations we carried out a marine litter survey, identifying numerous litter items from teh fishing industry.
Rosenberg beach, Edgeoya: collecting litter on the beach (photo N. Steins)
Van Muydenbukta: discussing the harvest of beach litter (photo E. Leemans)