The After Life activity of the GHOST project continues to give us great satisfaction.
During these last two years by the end of the project we participated more than thirty dissemination events, including scientific conferences, round tables, seminars and technical working groups.
An important result regarding the regulatory process for the appropriate management of ghost nets in Veneto Region was reached last June when the Municipal Administration of Venice approved a Council Resolution aimed at providing the Pellestrina island with suitable bins for the disposal of disused fishing nets, so that to meet the needs of the fishermen who had for a long time asked for eco-compatible solutions to their urgent need of disposing obsolete fishing gears.
Our participation in the KTE EnvHealth network continues to be very interesting and promising especially for the possibility of improving our knowledge about the most suitable communication tools to better convey useful information to citizens, stakeholders and political decision makers to promote policies for the protection of the environment and of human health.
Finally, a great effort has been made in publishing part of results obtained by the project, in particular those ones regarding the economic analyses (carried out by IUAV Partner), which have been described in three scientific articles published in main international journals:
Merry Christmas to everybody by the GHOST team!
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