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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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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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