Informing as many people as possible about environmental issues is fundamental in the fight to preserve the natural world. As a natural addition to its support for research, the BNP Paribas Foundation promotes a number of communication- sharing and awareness-raising initiatives, mainly aimed at young people.
Raising public awareness about preservation of the living world
overing 71% of the earth s surface, the oceans play a crucial role in our survival and life on the planet. However, they are under considerable threat due to human activity. In accordance
with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal relating to Marine Life (no. 14), BNP Paribas has committed to taking a responsible stance on ocean protection.
Preserving the oceans, the blue lungs of the planet
At the same time, the BNP Paribas Foundation has already been supporting eight scientific research projects on preserving the oceans and marine biodiversity, with a grant of 5.6 million.
A PROJECT TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT CORAL REEF
conservation which is currently under threat, has also been implemented in collaboration with (among other organisations) the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC): Coral Mat- ter, 2018.
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