MARLENA – Marine and River Litter Elimination New Approach project is set towards union of the forces against pollution near the Black sea, rivers, protected areas and nature reserves or in the vicinity of the Black sea basin. 

All 5 target regions are in BSBasin and have rich biological diversity and tourism potential. Project aims at jointly raising public awareness and education regarding river and marine litter problems, the value of biodiversity and environmental protection for target audiences such as youth, tourists, business, local communities and authorities, educational organizations.

Particular attention is paid to development of environmentally and responsible-citizenship and ecological behavior among youth.