If you protect the reef, it can continue to protect you.
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Arrecifes Pro Ciudad, Inc.

And the community conservation proposal.

Our trash on the beaches


The plastic containers, cans, bags that we take to the beach and don't pick them up, we leave them lying on the sand and end up in the sea.

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This is how they left the beach after the beach festivals. Starting in 1993, the Tourism Company hires private companies to clean the beach and the situation changed markedly. Currently Mangual Cleaning Services cleans the beach daily. Education over the years has also created awareness. The maxim should be "Take everything you bring" because there are beaches where there are no trash cans. In our urban beaches the garbage problem is mainly bottle caps, cigarette butts, straws, foam and micro plastics. Isla Verde resulted in the second most microplastics in the water in the Scuba Dog study.

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We work with Scuba Dog, DRNA, Municipality of Carolina and the House of Representatives in cleaning the beach during San Juan Night and every time we swim we are accompanied by the yellow bag in which we put the garbage that we find. We always come up with something...

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Messages and actions in environmental education by citizens.

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Lara Cartagena had the initiative to create "Shores without Butts". If you come to the beach and smoke, take an ashtray and when you leave, put the butts in the trash can, return the ashtray to its place. Dealerships that rent chairs offer them to their smoking customers.

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90 second animation and you can see and use it on the Marine Reserve channel on YouTube

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