Save Posidonia Project is a pioneering project in the western Mediterranean Sea,
Save Posidonia Project is a pioneering project in the western Mediterranean Sea, born of the desire of the Consell Insular of Formentera (Balearic Islands) to promote sustainable tourism and launch a plan of action to raise funds which will go exclusively to the conservation Oceanic Posidonia marine plant. The aim is to raise awareness about the vital importance of Posidonia Meadows in Formentera nowadays and especially for future generations.
Specially on this year occasion of International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017, you can actively participate in the cause by sponsoring each of the 7,600 hectares of Posidonia surrounding the island of Formentera. Likewise, all those events held in Formentera during this year will contribute to Save Posidonia Project through donations.
In addition, a micro-patronage platform is available which allows all individuals, companies or national and international organizations to become involved and participate in the conservation of this World Heritage Habitat by UNESCO from 1999.
The most innovative scientific and environmental projects submited for evaluation, always linked to the conservation of the posidonia, will opt to get financed with the funds raised by the Save Posidonia Project. The projects will be evaluated by a technical committee of high national and international scientific recognition.
The objective is involve all ,national and international people, companies or organizations b> in order to sensibilize and take actions in the conservation of a basic species in the ecosystem of the Balearic Islands. The quality of Formentera waters are enviable by any touristic destination in the world and should be protected for generations to come.
All events that take place in Formentera during this year will contribute to Save Posidonia Project through donations. A period of 4 months (May to August 2017) will be opened so that all the most innovative scientific and environmental projects, always linked to The conservation of Posidonia, may apply to be financed by.