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Sat 16 Aug 2008

International Coastal Cleanup Singapore 2008: Site and Participant Status

Category : marine

The Raffles Museum Toddycats who coordinate the International Coastal Cleanup Singapore (ICCS) met last night over Old Chang Kee curry puffs and a couple of pizzas in NUS. The Zone Captains, Data Manager and a few others sorted through the information, requests, email conversations and reallocations that have been pouring in since May in order to update the status of the organisations and sites that will be the scene of activity on the morning of 20th September 2008.

It won't just be volunteers in Singapore that hit the shores that day, volunteers in countries around the world will be taking to the beach as well, in order to data for a global perspective about marine trash.

At this stage, beach and mangrove recces have started - these are being conducted by Zone and Site Captains and also for new organisers at various beach and mangrove sites in preparation for the actual day. A briefing for Site Buddies who help supervise operations will be conducted on 13th September 2008.

More news uupdates will be posted to the ICCS blog at coastalcleanup.wordpress.com.

Posted at 3:42AM UTC by N. Sivasothi | permalink | email | Raffles Museum news