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Acute Spill - Galicia, Spain Resources

All links to resources associated with the December 2023, Galicia, Spain

On the 8th December 2023 a shipping container, Toconao lost multiple containers during bad weather off the Portuguese coast.

News coverage of the event peaked across January when the scale of the pellet spill was realised.

Several NGOs have been on the scene to remove plastic pellets from the local beaches


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Language: English

Attached Files

News itemDownload
Galicia case studyDownload
Petition calling to stop marine pellet pollution through better regulationDownload
European Union Debate on the Plastic Pellet Catastrophe. Galicia, SpainDownload
Image from spill - coastal shotDownload
Image from spill - coastal shotDownload
Image from spill - pellets in volunteer handsDownload