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CleanAtlantic at the Lighthouse Lofoten Conference 2022

The Lighthouse Lofoten Conference 2022 – the guiding light towards prevention of sea-based marine litter, was held on the 5-6th April 2022 as Hybrid conference with in-person participation in Svolvær, Norway and online. It was organised by the Norwegian Centre against Marine Litter (MARFO), a government agency under the Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment whose primary objective…
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Lighthouse Lofoten Conference 2022 – The guiding light towards prevention of sea-based marine litter

Lighthouse Lofoten Conference 2022 – The guiding light towards prevention of sea-based marine litter will take place in Lofoten on the 5th-6th April, and is organised by the Norwegian Center against Marine litter. The Lighthouse Lofoten aim to showcase preventive solutions and create a dialogue around successful models to reduce sea-based marine litter. The event…
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CleanAtlantic was presented at the Business2Sea Event

Business2Sea 2021 is an international event aimed at bringing together all the Blue Economy stakeholders, promoting networking and fostering business opportunities. The 11th edition was held on the 16-18th November 2021 as a hybrid event in the AFUNDACION facilities, in Vigo, Spain. The B2Sea event pursues the objective of the strengthening of the dynamics of…
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CLEANATLANTIC awarded at the Atlantic Project Awards 2021

Recognition as best project under category “Healthy Oceans and Resilient Coasts” CleanAtlantic project (Tackling marine litter in the Atlantic Area)  was awarded at the 5th edition of the Atlantic Project Awards 2021 under the category “Healthy Oceans and Resilient Coasts”. The ceremony took place during the 8th Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference held on 21 October 2021 and is designed to honor…
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CleanAtlantic in One Integrated Marine Debris Observing System for a Clean Ocean

Our partner IEO is participating in the event “One Integrated Marine Debris Observing System for a Clean Ocean”. This event will be held online in French and English, from 17 to 19 November 2021. The objective of this event is to discuss the state and the ways forward for the implementation of the Integrated Marine Debris Observing System (IMDOS)…
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The CleanAtlantic Final Conference – Presentations and recordings available

The CleanAtlantic Final Conference was held online on the past 15th June. More than 150 participants attended the conference and learnt about project outcomes and contributions to tackle the marine litter problem. The event showcased the project achievements and results, bringing togerther project partners and the wide maritime stakeholder community. A panel of experts closed…
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CleanAtlantic in the Liege Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics 2020

The 52nd Liège Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics – Towards understanding and assessing human impacts on coastal marine environments, will take place in Liège, Belgium on the 25th to 29th May 2020. The colloquium would like to gather an interdisciplinary community of scientists in order to overview the progresses in our capabilities to understand, monitor and forecast the…
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CleanAtlantic will participate in the All-Atlantic Ocean Research Forum

On the 6-7 february 2020, CleanAtlantic will be presented by our colleagues from CRPM in the All-Atlantic Ocean Research Forum, which will be organised by the European Commission in Brussels. The objective of this event is to shape the future of the All-Atlantic Ocean Research, to network and join leading political and ocean leaders including youth, researchers, entrepreneurs, academics…
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CleanAtlantic Marine Litter Modelling Workshop

The last CleanAtlantic Workshop was held on the 9th December in Portugal, in the Conference Centre of the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) in Lisbon. The Workshop was focused on Marine Litter Modelling, and particularly on the CleanAtlantic contribution to the numerical modelling of marine litter in the Atlantic Area. Project partners from IST, INTECMAR and USC contributed to…
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New CleanAtlantic Publication: Ingestion of plastic debris (macro and micro) by longnose lancetfish (Alepisaurus ferox) in the North Atlantic Ocean

This study, authored by Jesus Gago et al. from IEO Vigo and IEO Malaga, evaluates the ingestion of plastic marine debris (macro and micro plastics) by a piscivorous predator, Alepisaurus ferox Lowe (1833). A total of 27 specimens were captured in 2015 and 2016 in the North Atlantic (around 34º–36º N and 10º–16º W) and their stomachs were dissected…
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