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The Minister for the Environment, João Pedro Matos Cordeiro and his team, visited yesterday the refuge area of seahorses in Culatra, where the maritime signage works have recently been concluded.
CCMAR is one of the partners of the STRAITS project that will equip all four corners of Europe with acoustic receivers o track aquatic life in an effort to better understand their biology and ecology.
Our researcher Carmen Santos is co-organizing this Summer School and will be also teaching the module on Blue Carbon.
In this programme, our researcher explains how her group contributes to the reduction of food waste by reusing mussels wasted by industry in aquaculture.
Besides the experience sharing between the clubs and their partners, the meeting served as a preparation for the regional meeting that took place at the University of the Algarve on the 10 th of February.
Our researchers went to Angola to discuss the results of project LUANDAWATERFRONT.
The report coordinated by our researcher João Saraiva provides insight and advice to the European Commission on how to improve the welfare of aquaculture fish and its production.
In this study, our researchers Joana Leal and Maria de Lurdes Cristiano analysed the toxicological profile of a microalgae that can cause consequences to humans through the ingestion of clams and mussels.
This was the first year that the University of Algarve awarded this prize of 5 thousand euros.