Author: skeletonsea

Celebrate the World Oceans Day!

To help raise awareness for the preservation of our natural resources, using art as an ally in promoting creative recycling. The Skeleton Sea Art Gallery has accepted this challenge, along with the Municipality of Mafra and the Parishes of Carvoeira, Ericeira and St. Isidoro, thereby organizing several beach clean-ups and creative workshops that aim to celebrate the World Environment Day (June 5) and World Oceans Day (June 8), under the inspiration of “Ericeira, World Surfing Reserve.” Communicating with a conservational message – Keep the Oceans and Beaches Clean – these activities shall take place between the 5th and 8th of June, on the beaches of Foz do Lizandro and Ribeira d’Ilhas. The project seeks to promote in Portugal the Good Environmental Status (GES) in local marine and coastal waters and improve Ocean literacy levels amongst different age groups of the Portuguese School Community, transferring good habits learnt in school into the household, so that behaviour change can have ripple effects in the wider population. We believe that people are most successful in achieving change when …