Author: CleanAtlantic

CleanAtlantic Workshop: Advances in tackling marine litter issues

The partners of the CleanAtlantic project participated on the 4th December on a Technical workshop focussed on the reviewing the advances in the fight of marine litter in the Atlantic regions. The workshop was organised by the Marine Institute in its facilities in Galway (Ireland) with the main objective of presenting the CleanAtlantic achievements to date…
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5th CleanAtlantic Coordination meeting in Galway

On the 2nd and 3th December, the Marine Institute (Galway, Ireland) hosted the 5th coordination meeting gathering all CleanAtlantic partners. During the 2-days meeting, partners shared the interesting results achieved in the last period regarding mapping, monitoring, modelling and removal of marine litter, its socioeconomic impact, and the development of raising awareness activities in the…
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CleanAtlantic pilot action to remove marine litter in collaboration with the Cambados Fishing Guild

CleanAtlantic and the Cambados Fishing Guild organize a campaign to remove marine litter from the Ría de Arousa The scallop trail fleet of the Cambados Fishing Guild began this Monday, December the 2nd, a three-days campaign to remove marine litter from the Ría de Arousa seabed. This action, organized by CETMAR, is part of the…
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Acción piloto de CleanAtlantic para la retirada de basura en la Ría de Arousa

CleanAtlantic, de la mano de CETMAR, y la Cofradía de Cambados organizan una campaña de retirada de basura marina de la ría de Arousa La flota de rastro de vieira de la Cofradía de Cambados inició este lunes día 2 de diciembre, tres días de campaña de retirada de basura marina en la ría de…
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CleanAtlantic in Ciencias de la Tierra ‘19

EhyLab – University of Vigo organised the event “Lecture series on Earth Sciences”. The event was held in the Campus University facilities on 27th November. The objective of this series of talks is to bring the latest scientific advances within the field of Earth Sciences in a pleasant way to an audience that is not…
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Diálogos de plástico

La Unión de Consumidores de Galicia (UCGAL) y Mercadona organizan, en el marco del convenio de colaboración que ambas dos entidades mantienen desde hace años, una tertulia en la que se reflexionará sobre la problemática de los plásticos combinando ciencia y humor. La reunión, titulada Diálogos de plástico, contará con Jesús Gago, investigador del Instituto Español…
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Business to sea – ASPC 2019 – Interreg annual event – CPMR Atlantic Arc Commission General Assembly

The 6th Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference (ASPC2019) took place this year on November 12 to November 13 at Centro de Congressos da Alfândega do Porto, in Porto, Portugal within the framework of the Business2Sea (B2Sea) international conference organized by ForumOceano and CETMAR. ASPC2019, the annual event of the Assistance Mechanism, is the central hub for stakeholders of the Atlantic Strategy to meet, seek ways of cooperation, share…
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CleanAtlantic at the MAC & NWWAC Workshop on Marine Plastics and the Seafood Supply Chain

CleanAtlantic was invited to participate on the MAC & NWWAC Workshop on Marine Plastics and the Seafood Supply Chain, organised by the Market Advisory Council and the North Western Waters Advisory Council, that was hold in Brussels, Belgium, on 7th November, The purpose of the Workshop was to bring together members of the MAC, of the…
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OCEANWISE | Ocean´s Calling Award

The OCEANWISE project is happy to announce the Ocean´s Calling Award. This award aims to promote the creation of ideas and projects of research, development and innovation that present solutions of best practices of production, use, collection and recycling of packaging in expanded and extruded polystyrene (EPS/XPS), focusing essentially on the end-of-life impact on the…
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El IEO demuestra la presencia de MPs en mejillones de roca del Noroeste español

El IEO ha publicado un artículo en el que muestra por primera vez el contenido en microplásticos presente en mejillones de roca (Mytilus sp.) procedentes de dos áreas de la costa del noroeste de España. La concentración promedio de microplásticos presente en los mejillones del Mar Cantábrico (2,55±2,80 microplásticos/g de peso fresco) fue ligeramente superior…
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