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The Municipality of Porto Santo carried out, on June 8, in collaboration with several local authorities a cleaning of coastal zone, this time in the Port of Pedregal, which allowed the removal of about 300 kg of marine litter.

According to a note from the Municipality, the “initiative was attended by 25 volunteers, representatives of the AM3 Air Force, Public Security Police, National Republican Guard, Navy and the community in general, having removed trash brought by the sea, mostly plastics and fishing lines, buoys, styrofoam, bottles), which are essentially of fishing activity “.

The same source added that the “cleaning of Pedregal Port was the culmination of a week of activities dedicated to the environment that involved more than 90 children in beach cleaning actions, about 140 students from primary schools in information activities and environmental awareness developed at the Ecoteca do Porto Santo and more than 70 views to the “Recycle Fair to the Planet” Exhibition, from June 5 to 7 in a collaboration with ARM – Águas e Residuos da Madeira, SA “.

It concludes that the “program of activities is still outstanding for the blue flags of the bathing areas of the municipality of Porto Santo, namely Fontinha, Cabeço da Ponta, Ribeiro Salgado and, this year, also Calheta.”