The international cooperation and contribution to the international framework and data sharing are an indispensable measure in resolving marine pollution issues.

Institute of Marine Biology of the University of Montenegro (IMB) has published study “Preventing marine pollution” which highlighted the importance of the media support in promoting the preservation of the sea and the ocean as the basis for a healthy and sustainable future.

The study points out that preventive measures in reducing the risk of oil spills and actions at the local level are of the greatest importance. One of the proposed measures is the persistent training of young people and the general population.

On the importance of cooperation in marine pollution reduction, the lead author of the study, Dr Milica Mandić, a research associate at the IMB, said: “as marine pollution doesn’t recognize the territorial boundaries the international cooperation and contribution to the international framework and data sharing are an indispensable measure in resolving marine pollution issues.”

This study and publication were carried out under the project “Marine Biodiversity Conservation Center “Boka Aquarium” (MonteAqua)”, implemented by the Institute of Marine Biology of the University of Montenegro in cooperation with the Center for Fisheries and Biodiversity Conservation of Inland Waters, Institute of Biology and Ecology, Faculty of Science, University of Kragujevac.

The study is available for the free download at the following LINK.

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