Notícias

CleanAtlantic at the OSPAR ICG Marine Litter

The OSPAR Intersessional Correspondence Group on Marine Litter (ICG-ML), that coordinates the OSPAR’s work on Marine Litter, held its last meeting in Reykjavik (Iceland) on the 12-13 June 2019. Our colleagues Pedro Sepulveda (DROTA), Camille Lacroix (CEDRE), and Sandra Moutinho (DGRM), being active members of the Group, presented the progress of the CleanAtlantic project in…
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Fisherman’s Day – CleanAtlantic awards in Sesimbra

It was with commitment and good mood that during the celebrations of the Fisherman’s Day organized by the Municipality of Sesimbra, on May 31st, the students of Escola Básica do Castelo (6ºE) involved in the CleanAtlantic project awarded the fishing vessels participating in Docapesca project “A Pesca por um Mar sem Lixo”. The thirty-nine CleanAtlantic…
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Raising awarenes in PONTECIENCIA

The Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO) in Vigo participated in the Ponteciencia event, a Science dissemination event aimed at children in the University Campus in Pontevedra (Spain) on the 31st of May. The event was funded by the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology FECYT- Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities. The IEO Vigo organised…
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CleanAtlantic in the ADRIASPILLCON2019

On the 29th May, CleanAtlantic was invited to attend the “4th Adriatic conference on spill prevention, preparedness & response” in Opatija (Croatia). The Conference was organized under the auspices of the Ministry of Maritime Affairs, Transport and Infrastructure of the Republic of Croatia and, like on previous occasions, the most important international, regional and national…
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Participación en la “Jornada de Basuras Marinas en Asturias e Implicación del Sector Pesquero”

CleanAtlantic participó en la “Jornada Basuras Marinas en Asturias e implicación del Sector Pesquero”  que tuvo lugar en Gijón el 1 de junio de 2019. La jornada fue organizada por la Federación de Cofradías de Pescadores del Principado de Asturias y WWF, tenía como objetivo analizar el estado actual del conocimiento sobre basuras marinas en…
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Entrevista a Marisa Fernández, nuestra coordinadora en CleanAtlantic

«Galicia es una zona ejemplar en la lucha contra la basura marina por la masa crítica en investigación y por la concienciación del sector pesquero» Tomada de La Voz de Galicia, el 3/06/19 Marisa Fernández coordina desde el Centro Tecnológico del Mar de Vigo el proyecto europeo CleanAtlantic que busca mejorar las capacidades de prevención, seguimiento y…
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New publication about microplastic distribution in surface sediments along the Spanish Mediterranean continental shelf

Scientists of the Oceanographic Centers of Vigo and Murcia of the Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO) evaluated the presence of microplastics in the Mediterranean coast in a study they just published in the journal Environmental Science and Pollution Research. This study aims to be a tool to evaluate potential impacts of microplastics on the marine…
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New postdoctoral position in the Marine Institute

The Marine institute is recruiting a postdoctoral researcher on Ocean Modelling. The successful candidate will work within the Oceanographic Services team as a Postdoctoral Researcher, with main responsibility for delivering modelling products and services for the following projects: Interreg VA project COMPASS (Collaborative Oceanography for Marine Protected Areas and Species) Interreg Atlantic Area CleanAtlantic (Tackling…
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CleanAtlantic Workshop: Advances in Monitoring and modelling marine litter

CleanAtlantic is organising the workshop “Advances in Monitoring and Modelling of marine litter” that will take place on the 9th May in the CETMAR facilities, in Vigo( Spain). The workshop is organised by IEO supported by CETMAR, and will gather local and regional stakeholders focusing their activity on marine litter. The seminar will consist of…
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CleanAtlantic 4th Coordination Meeting

The CleanAtlantic consortium will meet in Vigo (Spain) on the 7th and 8th of May to host the 4th Coordination Meeting. The meeting will consist of a 2-day event in which partners will review and discuss the progress on activities and tasks up to date to achieve the project objectives. The meeting will be organised…
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