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SEA Plastics participated in the release of the "Possible" turtle off the coast of Valence, with the Océanografic de Valence. The attached video sums up this highlight very well.


  The Independent Narbonne 

on 03.25.2021 

Press article explaining our awareness work in the school of Gruissan! A good memory for everyone.


Wink in the morning 5/7 de France Inter. Where we speak of a research vessel crew stranded on the island of Embiez. It was us! 

  France Inter   15.06.2020


SEA Plastics stopped in Marseille on Friday May 22. They were heading to Port Saint-Louis du Rhône to sample microplastics in the mouth of the Rhône.

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For this third Thursday podcast, AgroParisTech is raising the sails and going to meet the SEA Plastics association, an association which is defined above all as a student commitment against ocean plastic pollution. But more concretely, what actions are implemented to fight against this devastating phenomenon and preserve marine ecosystems? In order to better understand it, let's sail together and the time of a podcast from the sailboat "Le Dune" with two of the members of the association, Clea Abello and Benjamin Pannetier, students of AgroParisTech in their gap year and passionate about the environment. marine.

Article sur SEA Plastics du blog "Le long des golfes clairs"

Hervé grauby  LE 08/20/2019

No offense to the Elmer Food Beat group, plastic is no longer fantastic. Everyone is now aware of the damage it causes in the seas and oceans. Faced with this situation, many initiatives are emerging. A common point : many of them are worn by young people, which is encouraging. Focus this month on two current projects...


 France 3 Corsica via stella

The SeaPlastics  was calling at Ajaccio on Sunday July 21. For more than three months, the association has been surveying -plastiques.  The last samples were taken in Corsica.


manon boquen   ON 03/07/2019

Three students from the AgroParisTech engineering school, and a skipper, are on a trip to the Mediterranean to document the impact of microplastics. All while educating the general public...


 France 3 Catalan countries

Stopover in Collioure for Julie, Quiterie and Fred, 3 agronomy students. For 4 months they sailed between Italy, Spain and France. Mission: collect sediment using this dumpster...



On the initiative of the Association of boaters of the port of Lavandou and its president Patrick Groussard, an invitation was launched with the participation of "La Girelle" and the "Yacht Club", for a stopover of the boat "Sea plastics" animated by three engineering students from Agro Paris Tech...


 var morning toulon

Every second, 20 kg of plastic are released into the Mediterranean. To report on this situation, the Sea Plastics association was present yesterday on the quays of Toulon, as part of the “Rade Bleue” days. …


By Vincent Legros

The association SEA PLASTICS  contributes to research on plastic pollution of the oceans through partnerships with recognized establishments and laboratories.
On March 24, the departure is given for the expedition to the Mediterranean...


The third Sea Plastics expedition is launched ! Frédéric, Julie, and Quiterie crisscross the western Mediterranean to contribute to scientific knowledge on plastic pollution and raise public awareness of the problems caused by this pollution...


10.04.2019 on the facebook page of Thalassa

  Spotlight on  SEA Plastics , an association created by engineering students from AgroParisTech   who wish to contribute to knowledge of the marine world and raising awareness on the problem of micro-plastics in the Mediterranean.


The images follow one another, cruel, looping on social networks. Three weeks after the discovery in the Philippines of a dead whale with 40 kilos of plastic in its stomach, a pregnant sperm whale was stranded on April 2 on a beach in Sardinia. Turtles suffocated by bags or with straws in their nostrils… Every day, plastic pollution kills 100,000 marine mammals, which confuse the bags with jellyfish, which they feed on. In the North Pacific, the 7th continent and its 18,000 billion pieces of plastic waste are growing day by day, while nano-plastics insidiously contaminate...


"How are microplastics distributed in the Mediterranean? This is the question that the young student association Sea plastics is trying to answer, aboard their small sailboat. An action that was honored on Thursday, March 28, 2019, on the occasion of the Monaco Ocean Week..."


Radio France International

By Christine SieBert on 29.03.2019 

The third edition of the Monaco Ocean Week  brings together until the end of this week, scientists, NGOs and international experts to reflect on the future of the oceans. Many threats weigh on the marine environment : acidification due to climate change, overfishing, loss of marine biodiversity, multiple pollutions… Plastic pollution is particularly worrying. It is also the main subject of this Monaco Ocean Week. Initiatives to solve plastic problems are financially supported by the program “ BeMed ”. “ Sea plastics ” is one of these initiatives “ lauréats BeMed_cc7819035-95cde-6bad”. Three very young researchers are launching an innovative exploration : that of microplastics in the Mediterranean.

Le Télégramme is a French regional daily newspaper in Brittany, headquartered in Morlaix. It is broadcast in Finistère, Cotes-d'Armor and Morbihan. Its daily circulation averages 220,000 copies.

Already 3 articles published on this newspaper, including a video report published on the television news ! These articles made it possible to make known our expedition to Brittany, and to highlight the problem of plastic pollution at sea!

       > Article du  24 février <         _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_       _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_   > News of March 13 <

> Article from  March 16 <

Ouest france est un  quotidien  régional  français , édité à  Rennes _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b -136bad5cf58d_ and sold in western regions of France, as well as at  Paris . Since 1975, it has been the number one French daily in terms of circulation, with an average 693 794 copies_cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad2cf018_circulated every day.


The 2 articles already published "Four students will study marine pollution" and "The Lab expedition launched successfully" have made it possible to make our expedition to Brittany known, and to highlight the problem of plastic pollution at sea!

> Article du 28 février <         _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_ _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b- 136bad5cf58d

La dépêche du midi  is a French regional  daily newspaper distributed in 9 departments of the Occitanie region (Ariège, Aude, Aveyron, Haute-Garonne, Gers, Lot, Hautes-Pyrénées , Tarn, Tarn-et-Garonne) as well as Lot-et-Garonne and Nouvelle-Aquitaine. Its distribution amounts to approximately 150000 copies, for 17 different daily editions.

This article was the first opportunity to introduce the 2018 campaign to all  readers of La dépêche, and to distribute this article throughout the Occitanie region!

  > Read the article! < 

Corse-matin is a French regional daily newspaper headquartered in Ajaccio. It is the only island daily newspaper with an average of 32,000 copies sold every day.

The paper article published on July 6, 2017, "Sea Plastics, pollution under the magnifying glass" , made it possible to publicize our expedition to Corsica and the PACA region, and to highlight the problem of plastic pollution in the Mediterranean!

Le marin is a weekly newspaper specializing in maritime news, headquartered in Rennes.

The paper article published on 9 février 2017, "A pilot expedition to raise awareness of invisible pollution in the Mediterranean" , made it possible to make people talk_cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b- 136bad5cf58d_our expedition to the marine world!

They distribute our articles!

WAX science is a platform that diffuse  articles on the net to publicize student scientific projects. Addressing everyone, high school students, students, teachers, and curious citizens from all walks of life, this platform allows everyone to become aware and to make their entourage aware that science is accessible, fun , and interdisciplinary.

Their article allowed us to reach le public and to highlight the educational and interdisciplinary aspects of our scientific expedition project in 2018!

  > Read the article! < 

The Oceanographic Institute, Fondation Albert Ier  aims to introduce as many people as possible to the ocean and oceanographic science. For this, the institute has developed its museum activity, educational cycles, its aquariums, its publications, libraries, teaching and public awareness conferences. Its activities are divided between establishments in Paris and Monaco.

They have been broadcasting our adventures on their website since the first expedition!

  > Read the article! < 

AgroParisTech is the original establishment of the majority  of the members  of the Sea Pastics association, training life engineers on various themes, from biotechnology to environment, through the management of natural resources.

Sea Plastics' adventures appear regularly on their website, since the first expedition in 2017!

  > Read the article! < 

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