Within the framework of the International Beach Cleaning Day, a work team from IFOP Iquique participated cleaning in Playa Huayquique, the activity was organized by the Chilean Navy
Various institutions also attended among them; Pesquera Corpesca, Pesquera Camanchaca, Petrobras, Instituto del Mar, Ministry of Environment, Schools, ITI (Iquique International Port Terminal)
Eliana Escudero, head of IFOP Iquique headquarters explained “Our participation in this type of activities is important since the Fisheries Development Institute as the State’s scientific advisor, in fishing matters, aquaculture and marine ecosystems conservation, we must create people’s awareness and foster our oceans care, so affected by climatic change and unwanted elements accumulation.
In the activity garbage of all kinds, plastics, cigarette residues, decaying food, beverages and beers cans were collected, we hope to have contributed a little bit, to create awareness of the care of our oceans, much remains to be done …
I would like to congratulate the entire team that participated in beach cleaning; Vilma Astudillo, Bernardita Carvajal, Juan Cortes, Carlos Gaspar, Marianne Lichtenberg, Jayson Miranda, Marjorie Montecino, Yarely Montecino, Teresa Morales, Carolina Navarro, Víctor Quevedo, Diego Rojas, Juan Carlos Soto, Lans Urrutia, Sergio Varas, Antonio Yovich ”.