Face masks are washing ashore at Fort Myers Beach

first_imgRELATEDTOPICS US will aim to cut carbon emissions by 52% by 2030, Biden says April 22, 2021 That’s a concern for Garrett Ruppe. Not for himself, but the animals that live in the water. “I mean the masks is going to make that way more difficult for all the sea creatures really,” said Ruppe. Masks could be deadly to the wildlife living in the water near Fort Myers Beach. “If they’re exposed in the sun in the water for a period of time the dyes will eventually leak out and materials will break down,” said Fancher.  $3 million budgeted for environmental improvements in SWFL April 28, 2021 AdvertisementRecommended ArticlesBrie Larson Reportedly Replacing Robert Downey Jr. As The Face Of The MCURead more81 commentsGal Gadot Reportedly Being Recast As Wonder Woman For The FlashRead more29 comments Balloons from your outdoor celebration could be dangerous to wildlife June 16, 2021 AdvertisementDC Young Fly knocks out heckler (video) – Rolling OutRead more6 comments’Mortal Kombat’ Exceeded Expectations Says WarnerMedia ExecutiveRead more2 commentsDo You Remember Bob’s Big Boy?Read more1 commentsKISS Front Man Paul Stanley Reveals This Is The End Of KISS As A Touring Band, For RealRead more1 comments AdvertisementTags: environmentpollution FORT MYERS, Fla. — It’s a sign of the times. Face masks are now washing ashore at Fort Myers Beach. Wes Douglas said he’s seeing worn face masks everywhere. “I’m not surprised to be honest with you,” said Douglas. “I see them in the parking lot. I see them on the ballfield. See them everywhere.”All of those places can lead straight to the ocean, said the leader of Keep Lee County Beautiful.  Japan records earliest cherry blossom bloom in 1,200 years April 6, 2021 Advertisement Advertisement“Ever since the pandemic started, we definitely are seeing an uptick in it,” said Executive Director of KLCB, Tricia Fancher. This past weekend, 21 major cleanups were held across the county. They were all part of the American Cleanup Day. “In all of the locations there were facemasks found,” said Fancher.  Advertisementlast_img read more

“Civil Society Welcoming Refugees in Europe” Forum in Berlin

first_img“Civil Society Welcoming Refugees in Europe” Forum in Berlin Central Asia Sub-Regional Feminist Legal Theory and Practice (FLTP) Training Pocket Deadline: 9 March 2016Open to: participants from Croatia, Serbia, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Germany and Czech Republic, at least 21 years old, active in welcoming actions for refugees or simply interested in the topics of migration and forced migrationVenue: 4-10 April 2016,  Berlin, GermanyDescriptionThe Forum is offered by Balkans, let’s get up Organisation (Serbia) and Initiative Mittel- und Osteuropa e.V. (Germany) in partnership in partnership with Centre for Social Transformation (Romania), GFPS-CZ (Czech Republic), Association Strive (Croatia), Ideas Factory Association (Bulgaria) and PUZZLE Gevgelija (Macedonia). The Forum is an opportunity for actively engaged helpers to step out of their work and meet with other like-minded and similarly engaged activists, volunteers, social workers etc. The purpose is to deliberate the situation, exchange experiences and inspire or even coordinate next steps of (transnational) action.Main topics will be :Reflection on stereotypes and power relations;Safety and responsibility in Europe;Experience and good practice in aiding and welcoming refugees;Examples of refugee-aid in Berlin.EligibilityActively involved in welcoming actions for refugees;Or motivated to engage in an organisation or to initiate an activity in the future;Interested in the topic of migration and forced migration and in the political and societal process triggered by it;Registered in one of these countries: Germany, Czech Republic, Croatia, Serbia, Macedonia, Bulgaria and Romania;At least 21 years old;Fluent in English.CostsAccommodation and meals are provided;The financial contribution for participation is EUR 20, to cover the running costs;Travel costs reimbursement up to: EUR 275 for participants from Croatia, Serbia, Macedonia, Bulgaria and Romania; EUR 180 for participants from Czech Republic and Germany.How to apply!To apply, please fill out the application form latest by 9 March 2016.For more information please visit the official website. Similar Stories Youthopia Activist Camp 2019 in Berlin! LinkedIn 0 Tweet THE BERTHA CHALLENGE Fellowships for Activists & Investigative Journalistscenter_img Share 0 Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. February 26, 2016 Published by elena ← Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships for Research Projects Reddit +1 Spring School of Diplomatic Skills →last_img read more