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Marine litter lesson at the beach in Chioggia
Chioggia is one of the most important Italian fishing harbors and many people are involved in fishing activities, but the consciousness about marine litter related problems is low (source, effects, etc.). Therefore,…
Jun 03, 2015
Sea bottom clean-up event in the Site of Community Importance Tegnue di Chioggia
The DeFishGear project partner, Italian Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA), participated in the sea bottom clean-up event organised by the ‘Tegnùe of Chioggia Onlus’ Association” on 24th May 2015 in…
May 29, 2015
Image provided by: MIO-ECSDE
Due to the basin shape and the high demographic pressure of the surrounding countries, the Adriatic Sea can be considered at risk for the amount of marine litter that enters the marine…
May 25, 2015
Microplastics Conference - Micro2015
The National Institute of Chemistry in collaboration with other DeFishGear project partners ( organized an international conference on Microplastics – MICRO 2015 which took place in Piran, Slovenia on May 5-6, 2015.…
May 20, 2015
Fishing for Litter on Corfu Island
Since October 2014, DeFishGear project partner, i.e. HCMR (Hellenic Centre for Marine Research) records and identifies marine litter collected by local fishermen on Corfu Island. Under the umbrella of “Fishing for Litter”…
Apr 28, 2015
Stakeholder Conference, March 2015, Split
Marine litter is recognized as a persistent and growing problem with environmental, economic, safety, health and cultural implications that expand beyond borders. Together with the emerging microplastics pollution (threat to marine environment…
Apr 20, 2015
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