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AQUA-LIT in CINEA's Cluster story: Ocean Health and Observation

A healthy ocean is a fundamental prerequisite for a thriving blue economy.

Data and observation are of the essence to achieve and maintain good environmental status. The EMFF has funded several projects addressing environmental concerns such as marine litter, oil spills, chemical pollution, etc, including AQUA-LIT project. 

European Maritime Day 2022 - Women in the Blue Economy panel

The European Maritime Day took place in Ravenna, Italy last May 19-20th and we were there to discuss the importance of creating opportunities for Women in the Blue Economy in the frame of the launching of CINEA's call in the subject. 

Check out the summary video we prepared for you with the main discussions. 

Our project featured in a Global Seafood Alliance article!
Our coordinator Mariana Mata-Lara was interviewed about AQUA-LIT project for the newly published article "Can plastic-eating bacteria help with fisheries’ and aquaculture’s plastics problem?" written by Bonnie Waycott.
RESTORE OUR OCEAN AND WATERS info pack featured AQUA-LIT!
Together with other 33 projects, AQUA-LIT is featured by CORDIS' Synergy Info Pack to Restore Our Ocean and Waters, due the groundbreaking work supporting the development of the technical, social, governance innovation and business models needed to secure the restoration of aquatic ecosystems and the development of a sustainable, resilient and climate-neutral blue economy.
A Microplastics and Marine Litter session is being opened at EAS22!

Aquaculture Europe 2022 will take place between September 27-30 in Rimini, Italy under the theme “Innovative Solutions in a Changing World”, and the submission of abstracts is open now!

New open access paper published!
The holiday season is just starting and we already have a gift to share, an open access paper that came just out of the oven!
AQUA-LIT TO PRESENT AT THE REMOTE SENSING AND SMART TECH FOR MARINE LITTER
On November 18-19th, 2021, from 15-19 hrs CET, AIR Centre will organize the "Remote Sensing and Smart Tech for Marine Litter" webinar, as an Ocean Decade Laboratory Satellite Activity.
Let’s Make the Black Sea Blue!
AQUA-LIT will participate in the panel discussion "Advancing ocean literacy" together with other projects. Check the details here!
Aquaculture Europe '21
On October 5th we presented AQUA-LIT toolbox at the Aquaculture Europe Conference in madeira!
Best Practice Framework for the Management of Aquaculture Gear
The Global Ghost Gear Initiative released the Best Practice Framework for the Management of Aquaculture Gear and AQUA-LIT's work, toolbox and guidelines appear all across the document. Check it out!
EMODnet Open Conference 2021
Follow the three-day conference that EMODnet is organizing to discuss the need for high quality, open data from the marine environment and related human activities as it has never been greater.
Interview at the REEF roundup podcast on Marine Conservation!

Our coordinator was interviewed at the Marine Conservation podcast REEF Roundup where among other topics, she talked about all our work carried out in AQUA-LIT, the toolbox and app, and all things achieved. You cannot miss it!