During this summer, if you had to take the motorway heading south for your vacation, take a break in the Arc area near Aix. A superb small exhibition of underwater photos was created in collaboration with the festival team Galathéa and Vinci.
In addition to beautiful underwater photos this area dedicated to the coast and there to educate holidaymakers eco-gestures to adopt during their stay. It is also a great way for non-divers to discover the regional fauna and flora.
The exhibition is organized by Galathea, the panels of the exhibition offer the opportunity to see augmented reality in 3d, so these images come to life to the delight of travelers. You can also find small films or anecdotes depending on the species.
You can learn a lot of little information, like the surreal number of 440 000 cigarette butts thrown away every day on the highway.
You will also find various relaxation and relaxation workshops there, as well as awareness and educational workshops.These ecological workshops are held by the CPIE des Îles de Lérins et pays d'azur, below is a list of the activities offered:
- The sieving workshop, for example, highlights the presence of micro-plastics in the sand when they are invisible to the naked eye at first glance.
- A garland creation workshop invites travelers to commit to concrete action to protect the environment.
- A games & reading corner is available to the youngest for a quiet moment around books and board games on the theme of nature and the sea.
- A plastic bottle picked up at a depth of 800 m shows that some waste will take a long time to degrade;
- Plant samples such as posidonia can be viewed under a microscope to better understand the importance of flora in the marine ecosystem.
- To go further, solutions are offered to holidaymakers to limit their daily production of waste and to remind them of the importance of quality selective sorting as a guarantee of optimized recycling.
So do not hesitate to stop and take the time to start your holiday with this first stop that is worth seeing.
Text and articles by BamBam chris editor of Scuba-people.