The first MED Nature Project came to life from our Med MDIO Rotaract District 1700, France!

The French Rotaract District 1700 decided to organize its first District Meeting with the theme: ecology!

Rotaractors hands in hands with Rotex and Rotarians gathered on Saturday, the 17th of September in Valras-Plage to carry out a beach-cleaning operation together with the association ”Project Rescue Ocean”!


Armed with gloves and bags, we walked along the beach looking for waste and carbage! Sometimes we would find some strange objects. Action’s result: nearly 300 kilos of carbage picked up within one hour and a real awareness about the sea pollution.

For an example, a cigarette contaminates 500 liters of water, it makes one wonder.. This engaged project was completed with a conference on sustainable development of the city of Béziers! During the conferenceMarina Manti, our Med MDIO Representative for France this year, held a beautiful speech and presented the Med MDIO program of this Rotarian year!