Navigating Towards a Healthier Future: Mission Ocean and Waters 2030
The health of Europe’s ocean and waters is not merely a matter of environmental concern; it is intricately tied to the economic, social, and ecological well-being of the continent.
Marine Litter in Europe - An integrated assessment from source to sea
Don't miss the report just published from the European Environment Agency - European Topic Centre on Inland, Coastal and Marine Waters where AQUA-LIT's work is cited. 
AQUA-LIT was invited by SEAentia-food to present at a conference from MP-RAS project
The "Minimizing microplastic contamination in onshore (RAS) meagre farming" project carried out last October 31st, 2022 a conference on RAS and microplastics in Peniche, Portugal where our team mate Margharita from EurOcean presented AQUA-LIT's toolbox!
Establishing long-term collaborations in marine research and open science

AQUA-LIT, together with the H2020 projects EuroSea, Jonas and JERICO, signed a cooperation agreement with Blue-Cloud to cooperate in key initiatives in coastal monitoring, noise prevention, aquaculture and ocean forecasting systems.

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.
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!
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!