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25-May-2017

LIFE Ecosystem Services Platform meeting

LIFE Ecosystem Services Platform meeting

The Platform Meeting "COSTING THE EARTH? - translating the ecosystem services concept into practical decision-making " hosted by the Baltic Environmental Forum under the auspices...

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09-May-2017

There is only one wide ocean, ours!

There is only one wide ocean, ours!

On the occasion of the World Ocean Day on June, 8 the Ocean Literacy Italia (OLI) network (http://www.oceanliteracyitalia.it) has produced a promotional video, which GHOST...

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27-Apr-2017

GHOST at the Police celebration event in Venice

GHOST at the Police celebration event in Venice

At the invitation of the chief of Venice State Police, the LIFE-GHOST project has got involved with representatives of CNR-ISMAR coordinator in the celebrations of...

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11-Apr-2017

Biennale Democrazia – A plastic ocean

Biennale Democrazia – A plastic ocean

In the magnificent Sala dei Mappamondi (Accademia delle Scienze), at the Biennale Democrazia a cultural event promoted by the City of Torino, with the collaboration...

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07-Apr-2017

First meeting of the technical working group coordinated by Veneto region

First meeting of the technical working group coor…

On 20th of March the first meeting of the technical working group established by Veneto region to decline at regional level the operational recommendations drawn...

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24-Mar-2017

Ca'Foscari  students visited ISMAR

Ca'Foscari students visited ISMAR

On 13th and 17th of March, undergraduate students of Applied Ecology (Environmental Sciences Degree, Ca' Foscari University), with their professor A. Volpi Ghirardini, visited the...

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13-Mar-2017

GHOST goes to school!

GHOST goes to school!

On March 3rd Vanessa Moschino and Nicoletta Nesto held a seminar on marine litter at the Liceo Scientifico Benedetti-Tommaseo in Venice, as part of annual...

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21-Feb-2017

The Veneto region established a working group to decline at regional level operational recommendations drawn up under the project LIFE-GHOST

The Veneto region established a working group to …

The Councillor for Agriculture, Hunting and Fishing, Dr Giuseppe Pan, is committed to promoting at the Regional Government of Veneto the concluding recommendations of the...

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12-Dec-2016

Networking activities with LIFE-Mermaids

Networking activities with LIFE-Mermaids

The collaboration with the project LIFE Mermaids is leading to interesting results concerning the quantification of microplastic produced by the ghost nets and the dissemination...

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28-Oct-2016

The GHOST Project reached its goal

The GHOST Project reached its goal

On October 20, the final conference of the project GHOST was held at the Congress Center Don Orione Artigianelli (Zattere, Venezia. The event was an...

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21-Sep-2016

LIFE-GHOST  Final Conference

LIFE-GHOST Final Conference

The final conference of the project will be held on October 20 in Venice, at the Congress Centre 'Don Orione Artigianelli', Zattere Dorsoduro 909/a. The...

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31-Aug-2016

Technical guidelines for the sustainable management of ghost nets submitted to Veneto Region

Technical guidelines for the sustainable manageme…

Thanks to the Regional Councillor Ms E. Baldin, who shared the project conclusions and the technical recommendations identified as effective tools for the ALDFG sustainable...

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14-Jul-2016

Save the date: Final conference of GHOST project

Save the date: Final conference of GHOST project

We invite you to the final conference of the project which will take place on 20th of October, 2016 at the Congress Centre 'Don Orione...

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08-Jul-2016

GHOST at the International ISEE Conference

GHOST at the International ISEE Conference

The International Conference of the International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE) was held in Washington from 26 to 29 June 2016. As part of the...

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05-Jul-2016

The Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries is now online

The Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries is …

The code of good practices to limit the loss and abandonment of fishing gear at sea, implemented under the GHOST project, is aimed at promoting...

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13-Jun-2016

The removal of ghost nets from rocky outcrops  is now completed

The removal of ghost nets from rocky outcrops is…

The ALDFG removal from the impacted rocky outcrops off the Venetian coast has been completed. As a whole,  about 500 Kg of ALDFGs at different...

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24-May-2016

LIFE-GHOST celebrates Natura 2000 Day with students of the Master Erasmus Mundus

LIFE-GHOST celebrates Natura 2000 Day with studen…

On  May 19th the University IUAV of Venice, in collaboration with the LIFE-GHOST project, organized the seminar "Ghost fishing gears and Maritime Spatial Planning" to...

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09-May-2016

GHOST at the "Second seminar on coastal ecology"

GHOST at the "Second seminar on coastal ecol…

The second workshop on coastal ecology took place at the Museo Regionale della Bonifica in Ca 'Vendramin, Rovigo on May 5th. The event, organized by...

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04-May-2016

Educational itineraries in Arsenale

Educational itineraries in Arsenale

On April 26th and 28th ISMAR has joined the event  "Educational itineraries  in Arsenale", supported by the Municipality of Venice with the objective to inform...

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19-Apr-2016

GIOCONDA Project: networking seminar for LIFE projects

GIOCONDA Project: networking seminar for LIFE pro…

On April 13, 2016 the seminar "Participation, perception of risk, transfer and exchange of knowledge in environment and health issues", organized by GIOCONDA project, in...

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21-Mar-2016

GHOST-MERMAIDS: comparison of strategies to reduce the plastic release into the sea

GHOST-MERMAIDS: comparison of strategies to reduc…

A networking meeting between GHOST project team and representatives of LIFE+MERMAIDS project was held at ISMAR on March 16. In the first part of  the...

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18-Feb-2016

GHOST meets fishing operators

GHOST meets fishing operators

In the coming weeks, a series of meetings with fishing operators of the Veneto region will be organized in collaboration with Unioncoop to discuss the...

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20-Jan-2016

The LIFE projects in the Lagoon of Venice and the North Adriatic Sea described in a publication issued by the Regional Council

The LIFE projects in the Lagoon of Venice and the…

The publication LIFE PROJECTS IN VENICE LAGOON AND IN THE ADRIATIC - Test of new policies for the restoration of the coastal environment  (Veneto Tendenze...

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12-Jan-2016

Mater-Bi ® of new generation: an Italian biodegradable plastic material to be used for fishing gears

Mater-Bi ® of new generation: an Italian biodegra…

Mater-Bi® of new generation is a biodegradable plastic with good biodegradability in the marine environment. It is produced as granules by the Italian company Novamont...

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21-Dec-2015

Impacts of ghost nets and action strategies outlined in two videoclips of the LIFE+GHOST project

Impacts of ghost nets and action strategies outli…

What are ghost nets and what are the damages to the marine habitats? What are the most effective management strategies? These topics are clearly and...

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15-Dec-2015

Approaches and solutions for the fishing waste discussed at the meeting with the stakeholders of GHOST project

Approaches and solutions for the fishing waste di…

The third meeting with the stakeholders of GHOST project was held on Friday, 11th December at Palazzo Badoer (S. Polo, Venice). Around fifty persons including...

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01-Dec-2015

Final conference of NETCET project: strategies for the conservation of cetaceans and sea turtles in Adriatic Sea

Final conference of NETCET project: strategies fo…

On the 3rd and 4th December 2015 the final conference of the NETCET project (Network for the Conservation of Cetaceans and Sea Turtles in the...

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24-Nov-2015

Third stakeholders meeting: sharing strategies for ALDFG management

Third stakeholders meeting: sharing strategies fo…

The project GHOST entered the last year of activity. After completing the ALDFG mapping in the outcrops located off Veneto coastal area and after developing...

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09-Nov-2015

The best practices of LIFE projects now on line

The best practices of LIFE projects now on line

On October 20, 29 Beneficiaries of LIFE projects  presented their best practices for the conservation and the sustainable use of water resources and for the...

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19-Oct-2015

New regulations for the protection of the Venetian lagoons by ghost nets threat included in the "Plan for the management of fishery resources of the lagoons of the Province of Venice"

New regulations for the protection of the Venetia…

On June 2015 came into force the new " Piano per la gestione delle risorse alieutiche delle lagune della Provincia di Venezia”. Thanks to suggestions...

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12-Oct-2015

Seminar for teachers on the biodiversity conservation issue

Seminar for teachers on the biodiversity conserva…

GHOST project organizes a seminar for secondary schools teachers  in collaboration with SERESTO and NETCET projects, titled "Conservation of Biodiversity: innovative approaches for the protection...

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12-Oct-2015

GHOST at the workshop "Best practice for the management of water resources and protection of the marine environment: the contribution of LIFE projects"

GHOST at the workshop "Best practice for the…

The workshop will be held On October 20th, 2015, at Aquae Pavilion of Expo Venice (Marghera – Venice)The purpose of the initiative is to promote...

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07-Oct-2015

"In the Wake of Plastic" Conference: how to tackle the issue of marine litter

"In the Wake of Plastic" Conference: ho…

The conference organized by the DeFishGear project and the Venice University Ca 'Foscari will be held on October 13 -15, 2015  in Venice at the Artigianelli...

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07-Oct-2015

The discovery of GHOST project at Veneto Night 2015 - the European night of researchers

The discovery of GHOST project at Veneto Night 20…

On 25th September 2015 the GHOST staff organized  an information afternoon about the marine litter topic, ghost nets and microplastics  at the Institute of Marine...

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15-Sep-2015

Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI) launched in London

Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI) launched in L…

The World Animal Protection has hosted in London on the 10-11 September 2015 the annual meeting of the Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI).  The event...

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09-Sep-2015

Marine litter, ghost nets and microplastics. A travel to Venice Arsenale to explore GHOST project

Marine litter, ghost nets and microplastics. A tr…

During the event Veneto Night - The European Researchers' Night, scheduled for 25 September 2015, IUAV, in partnership with ISMAR-CNR and Laguna Project, is organizing...

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07-Sep-2015

Monitoring visit for activities carried out at sea

Monitoring visit for activities carried out at se…

On August 31, 2015 we had the pleasure to welcome on board Dr  Stefania Dall'Olio (Monitoring Team Neemo EEIG) and Dr. Ilenia Babetto (Desk Officer...

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23-Jul-2015

Focus groups’ results presented at the 11th ESEE Conference

Focus groups’ results presented at the 11th ESEE …

The 11th International Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics (ESEE) was held in Leeds (UK) from June 30 to July 3. As part...

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25-Jun-2015

ALDFG mapping results presented at the 46th SIBM Conference

ALDFG mapping results presented at the 46th SIBM …

The 46th Annual Conference of the Italian Society of Marine Biology was held in Rome, June 10 -12  2015.  As part of the session dedicated...

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08-May-2015

Meet GHOST at the Seabed Cleanup Initiative in Chioggia

Meet GHOST at the Seabed Cleanup Initiative in Ch…

GHOST will be present again this year at the "Seabed Cleanup Initiative", organized by the Association Tegnùe di Chioggia, which will take place Sunday, May...

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04-May-2015

Natura 2000 Day in Venice

Natura 2000 Day in Venice

On 23 May, representatives of LIFE projects: GHOST, SERESTO and VIMINE will be hosted by the Museum of Natural History of Venice to celebrate the day...

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08-Apr-2015

GHOST at the Festival of the Sea

GHOST at the Festival of the Sea

On 17 - 19 April GHOST will take part in the Festival of the Sea, a new exhibition event realized by Expo Venice S.p.a. to...

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02-Apr-2015

The toolkit “Derelict Fishing Gear Retrieval” is now on-line

The toolkit “Derelict Fishing Gear Retrieval” is …

The EU pilot project MARELITT supports marine litter and derelict fishing gear (DFG) retrieval projects in Europe, through the identification and the dissemination of good...

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18-Mar-2015

Monitoring visit for GHOST!

Monitoring visit for GHOST!

On March 11, 2015 dr Ivan Norscia  from the Monitoring Team Neemo EEIG – Timesis was a welcome guest at the Institute of Marine Sciences...

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27-Feb-2015

Ghost nets in the Adriatic Sea: first data and maps of the impacted areas now online!

Ghost nets in the Adriatic Sea: first data and ma…

We are pleased to inform that in the project website - Download section, Dissemination products, it is now available the article: "First data on ghost...

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20-Feb-2015

Three LIFE projects for the environmental improvement: info-day for fishermen and hunters

Three LIFE projects for the environmental improve…

On February 28, 2015  a meeting for fishermen and hunters is planned and organized by the three LIFE projects SeResto, VIMINE and GHOST) at the...

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23-Dec-2014

Best wishes and thanks from the GHOST team

Best wishes and thanks from the GHOST team

We have decided we would end the year with the publication of the second issue of the newsletter (you will find it attached to this...

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01-Dec-2014

Italy-Brazil: comparing strategies to combat ghost fishing

Italy-Brazil: comparing strategies to combat ghos…

On November 26 the GHOST team met - at the Institute of Marine Sciences - Dr Luiz Miguel Casarini, representative of the Institute of Fisheries...

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20-Nov-2014

GHOST and Omega Plastic: science/research and innovation in the ghost fishing sector

GHOST and Omega Plastic: science/research and inn…

The Italian company Omega Plastic srl, despite being a small and recent business enterprise, has already got the needed know-how to present itself as a...

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12-Nov-2014

GHOST project presented at the Mediterranean Symposium on Marine Vegetation

GHOST project presented at the Mediterranean Symp…

The Conference on the Conservation of the Mediterranean Marine Key Habitats took place in Portorož (Slovenia), from the 27 to 31 of October 2014. The...

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10-Nov-2014

ALDFG management has been discussed at the stakeholders meeting

ALDFG management has been discussed at the stakeh…

The “Second stakeholder meeting” was held on Thursday, November 6th, at the Institute of Marine Sciences, National Research Council of Venice. More than sixty people...

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09-Oct-2014

GHOST meets the stakeholders

GHOST meets the stakeholders

Interesting information on the presence of ghost nets and on the biodiversity characterizing the rocky outcrops located off the Veneto coast has been collected during...

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06-Oct-2014

Conservation of Mediterranean Marine Key Habitats Symposia, Portorož, Slovenia, 27 - 31 October 2014

Conservation of Mediterranean Marine Key Habitats…

The United Nations Environment Programme, the Mediterranean Action Plan and the Regional Activity Centre for Specially Protected Areas are promoting, in cooperation with the Institute...

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23-Sep-2014

The mapping is completed ... now it is retrieval time!

The mapping is completed ... now it is retrieval …

The mapping of the 20 rocky outcrops located off the Veneto coasts, which had been previously supposed to be potentially affected by ghost nets, has been...

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17-Sep-2014

GHOST more and more “social”

GHOST more and more “social”

A number of footages and photos shot during the mapping activity of the project  highlight both the high biodiversity of the rocky habitats located in...

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10-Sep-2014

Save the Date! Second GHOST stakeholders meeting

Save the Date! Second GHOST stakeholders meeting

The second stakeholders meeting of the project will be held on November 6, 2014 at the Institute of Marine Sciences in Venice (Arsenale Tesa 104...

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25-Aug-2014

GHOST project joins the Global Ghost Gear Initiative

GHOST project joins the Global Ghost Gear Initiat…

The World Animal Protection has promoted the Sea Change Campaign: tackling ghost fishing gear which aims to save 1 million marine animals by 2018 through...

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08-Aug-2014

GHOST on the beach

GHOST on the beach

The distribution of information materials on GHOST project  activity to the tourist offices of Venice province has started. The aim is to raise awareness of...

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25-Jul-2014

GHOST project wins the prize for the best poster presented at the 45th SIBM Conference

GHOST project wins the prize for the best poster …

The poster titled "A database on macrozoobenthic and fish assemblages on subtidal rocky habitats off veneto coasts" authored by N. Nesto, V. Moschino, M. Picone...

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03-Jul-2014

Newsletter GHOST

Newsletter GHOST

To strengthen the dissemination of information, the team GHOST decided to launch a biannual newsletter with the aim of updating stakeholders and general public highlighting...

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30-May-2014

Seminar on marine litter

Seminar on marine litter

On June 6 at 11 am, in the Conference Room at the Institute of Marine Sciences in Venice (ISMAR) Dr François Galgani (IFREMER, France) will...

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28-May-2014

GHOST project participate at the “Clen Seabeds" initiative

GHOST project participate at the “Clen Seabeds…

On May 25th, the Association Tegnùe di  Chioggia organized the "Clean Seabeds" initiative.  Many volunteers have been engaged in the recovery of marine debris found...

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27-May-2014

45th SIBM Conference

45th SIBM Conference

In the framework of the 45th National Conference of the Italian Society of Marine Biology, which took place in Venice, May 19-23, an info-point dedicated...

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08-May-2014

45th Conference of the Italian Society of Marine Biology

45th Conference of the Italian Society of Marine …

The GHOST Team will attend the 45th Conference of the Italian Society of Marine Biology, which will be held in Venice from 19 to 23...

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07-Apr-2014

National Info Day of DeFishGear project

National Info Day of DeFishGear project

GHOST project representatives will participate in the National Info Day of DeFighGear project, which will be held in Cattolica on 11th of April 2014.  In particular, Dr...

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24-Mar-2014

 Info day for teachers on the ghost fishing issue

Info day for teachers on the ghost fishing issue

Saturday, 3rd of May 2014 in the frame of the LIFE-GHOST project, the partners (CNR/ISMAR, IUAV and Laguna Project) in cooperation with the Cooperative “Sestante...

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13-Mar-2014

ALDFG mapping and questionnaire evaluation now on line

ALDFG mapping and questionnaire evaluation now on…

The reports concerning the ALDFG mapping and the questionnaire evaluation are now published on the download section of the web site. The first report is...

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16-Jan-2014

2nd GHOST Coordination meeting

2nd GHOST Coordination meeting

The 2nd Coordination meeting will be held on  29th of January 2014 in Venice at ISMAR Institute. In that occasion the first monitoring visit by...

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16-Jan-2014

Seminar on single-beam scanning sonar

Seminar on single-beam scanning sonar

A seminar dedicated to the use of single-beam scanning sonar for sea bottom mapping has been organized on the 12th of December 2013. The seminar...

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16-Jan-2014

WFO Workshop in Bruxelles

WFO Workshop in Bruxelles

On the 5th of December 2013 the representatives of GHOST project attended the workshop organized by Waste Free Oceans in Bruxelles. The event titled "EU...

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21-Nov-2013

Questionnaires addressed to divers and fishermen now online.

Questionnaires addressed to divers and fishermen …

The questionnaires are aimed at estimating the presence of ghost nets in the pilot area. A number of copies have been distributed to the Diving...

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21-Nov-2013

1st stakeholders meeting

1st stakeholders meeting

The event took place on the 2nd of October 2013 in Venice. Around 50 persons attended the meeting organized at Palazzo Badoer. An interesting debate...

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21-Nov-2013

Kick-off meeting

Kick-off meeting

On the 25th of July 2013 the GHOST team met for the kick-off meeting. In that occasion the Coordination Beneficiary has hosted the Associated Beneficiaries...

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LIFE Ecosystem Services Platform meeting

Posted May-2017

The Platform Meeting "COSTING THE EARTH? - translating the ecosystem services concept into practical decision-making " hosted by the Baltic...

Read more

There is only one wide ocean…

Posted May-2017

On the occasion of the World Ocean Day on June, 8 the Ocean Literacy Italia (OLI) network (http://www.oceanliteracyitalia.it) has produced...

Read more

GHOST at the Police celebration event…

Posted Apr-2017

At the invitation of the chief of Venice State Police, the LIFE-GHOST project has got involved with representatives of CNR-ISMAR...

Read more

Biennale Democrazia – A plastic ocean

Posted Apr-2017

In the magnificent Sala dei Mappamondi (Accademia delle Scienze), at the Biennale Democrazia a cultural event promoted by the City...

Read more

First meeting of the technical working…

Posted Apr-2017

On 20th of March the first meeting of the technical working group established by Veneto region to decline at regional...

Read more

Ca'Foscari students visited ISMAR

Posted Mar-2017

On 13th and 17th of March, undergraduate students of Applied Ecology (Environmental Sciences Degree, Ca' Foscari University), with their professor...

Read more

GHOST goes to school!

Posted Mar-2017

On March 3rd Vanessa Moschino and Nicoletta Nesto held a seminar on marine litter at the Liceo Scientifico Benedetti-Tommaseo in...

Read more

The Veneto region established a working…

Posted Feb-2017

The Councillor for Agriculture, Hunting and Fishing, Dr Giuseppe Pan, is committed to promoting at the Regional Government of Veneto...

Read more

Networking activities with LIFE-Mermaids

Posted Dec-2016

The collaboration with the project LIFE Mermaids is leading to interesting results concerning the quantification of microplastic produced by the...

Read more

The GHOST Project reached its goal

Posted Oct-2016

On October 20, the final conference of the project GHOST was held at the Congress Center Don Orione Artigianelli (Zattere...

Read more

LIFE-GHOST Final Conference

Posted Sep-2016

The final conference of the project will be held on October 20 in Venice, at the Congress Centre 'Don Orione...

Read more

Technical guidelines for the sustainable management…

Posted Aug-2016

Thanks to the Regional Councillor Ms E. Baldin, who shared the project conclusions and the technical recommendations identified as effective...

Read more

Save the date: Final conference of…

Posted Jul-2016

We invite you to the final conference of the project which will take place on 20th of October, 2016 at...

Read more

GHOST at the International ISEE Conference

Posted Jul-2016

The International Conference of the International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE) was held in Washington from 26 to 29 June...

Read more

The Code of Conduct for Responsible…

Posted Jul-2016

The code of good practices to limit the loss and abandonment of fishing gear at sea, implemented under the GHOST...

Read more