31 October International Black Sea Day, Marine Environment Workshop and Environmental Activities were organized by Black Sea Commission and Ministry of Environment and Forestry between 30-31 October in Samsun. In the first day of the workshop 30 national and international statements were presented about the marine and terrestrial pollution state in Black Sea as well as the observational studies undertaken in this region. The second day, for the concept of celebrating the Black Sea Day, NGOs presented their speech to the public. After this, a trip was organized to the Kızılırmak Delta.

Two presentations were undertaken as a representative of our organization; Marine wastes in the West Black Sea coasts of Turkey and Black Sea Studies of TUDAV. Moreover, TUDAV presented a photo exhibition which was named “New Species” to the public for two days.