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This week CCMAR received the visit of students from the 1st grade at Colégio Bernardette Romeira, who got to know our research a little better.
Microplastics pollution in aquatic ecosystems is a major concern for the environment and human health. To study the effect of microplastics, researchers have recently designed and built a new housing system.
Isabel Marín Beltrán, a CCMAR researcher, was one of the young researchers invited by Science to write about how she imagined the world in 2040, considering the possible impact of COVID-19.
The study demonstrated the relevance of combining fish larvae behaviour and oceanography processes in modelling the dispersion of fish larvae to estimate recruitment.
Since the late 19th century, almost 30 per cent of known seagrass area across the world has been lost. Our researcher, Carmen Santos. coordinated one of the chapters of this report.
In-depth studies of “sentinel organisms” are crucial to understand the impact of climate change on marine life.
Our researchers tested if fish larvae show some individuality throughout their growth.
The CCMAR collaborated with the Agência Portuguesa do Ambiente in the Environmental Volunteering for Water, a program that made possible the development of a simple metric for monitoring aquatic invertebrates, to be used by...
Aspeto das pradarias de Zostera marina em Portugal durante a maré baixa no verão (Créditos: Ana Alexandre – CCMAR)
In a recently published study (Functional Ecology) the researchers concluded that the effects of global change, particularly ocean warming, could benefit marine plants.