Take a look at this SHIT!! Everybody could do a bit more.

Environmental

In order to prevent tons of garbage from reaching the Bay of Panama, the Marea Verde Association placed a containment barrier in the Matías Hernández River.

After the downpour of the afternoon of this Saturday, April 6, the problem of waste in the Panamanian rivers was evident, and especially in the areas that crosses the Matías Hernández River.

The Marea Verde Association, which already had a pilot plan that involved the placement of the barrier to contain the plastic in the area of ​​the National Police substation in Costa del Este, managed to prevent the waste from reaching the Bay of Panama.

This type of barrier has helped communities in other countries mitigate the effects of water pollution with plastic.

For this reason, the Marea Verde Association carries out this pilot plan in Panama. The barrier was anchored on both banks of the flow and is designed to adapt to the fluctuations of the river current.

 

No Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Environmental
Panamanians and EX-Pats should know more about IDAAN. Quality of H20 and Quality of septic.

The National Government will not promote changes to the law of the Institute of National Aqueducts and Sewers (Idaan), but it is advancing in a process of transformation of the entity, which according to its director Juan Antonio Ducruet, is already in operation and its results, he assures, will be …

Environmental
50 countries come together for Natural Disaster plans.

The number of recorded disasters has increased fivefold – partly due to climate change caused by human activities and the multiplication of extreme weather events – and everything indicates that this trend will continue. Half of the world’s countries do not have early warning systems, and even fewer have regulatory …

Conservation
Panama assuming lead in organizing COP on Endangered Species

Representatives from 183 countries will participate between November 14 and 25 in Panama at the 19th Conference of the Parties (COP) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (Cites). More than 2,500 attendees are expected from the 183 countries that have signed the …