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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
DeFishGear launches coordinated marine litter monitoring surveys in the Adriatic Sea
One year after taking up the challenge to address the need (read more here) for accurate, coherent and comparable scientific data on marine litter in the Adriatic region to support effective decision…
Apr 16, 2015
Photo by Melina Džajić - Valjevac
On December 11, 2014, in Neum, the program of marine litter monitoring was implemented in accordance with the requirements of the Barcelona Convention, which imply the categorization of litter by type and…
Feb 19, 2015
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