March 25 2008

France’s Environment Minister Participates in Surfrider Foundation Global Beach Clean Up

by Surfrider Foundation International Program

Plages: nettoyage de printemps
Plages: nettoyage de printemps

The first news stories are coming in from Surfrider Foundation Europe regarding this weekend's global Oceans Initiatives. Check out the French TV news story regarding the participation of the French Environment Minister (Jean Louis Borloo), the Domestic Affairs Minister Michèle Alliot Marie and world famous soccerplayer/surfer/ Surfrider Foundation sponsor Bixente Lizarazuas as they cleaned up a beach in Biarritz, France.

Over 323 clean-ups have taken place already over the weekend (20 more will take place later this month and in April) in 14 countries.

Submitted by Audrey Gaston, Surfrider Foundation Europe