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Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research (CIIMAR)
Ocean Knowledge and Innovation
Portugal
Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research (CIIMAR)
Ocean Knowledge and Innovation

CIIMAR - Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research - is a leading research and advanced training institution of the University of Porto, working at the frontier of Ocean Knowledge and Innovation.

CIIMAR fosters an integrated approach to Ocean and coastal areas promoting the understanding and knowledge of Biological, Physical and Chemical dynamics of these environments and the impact of natural and human activities, aiming to unravel the links between these processes, grasp Ocean and ecosystems functioning and responses to Global Changes.

CIIMAR uses knowledge-based approaches to promote the natural capital and the sustained management of marine resources through monitoring of ecosystems health, optimization of aquaculture, and biotechnological exploitation of the resources for environmental and human health applications.

CIIMAR provides innovative solutions and products responding to current economic and societal challenges, including new drugs and marine products for industrial and medicinal needs, water quality, sustainable fisheries, preparedness for and mitigation of oil spills and other emergent contaminants, environmental monitoring & risk assessment, preservation of ecosystems services, ocean & coastal management and Ocean Literacy.

Within the scope of MAELSTROM,a project funded by the European Commission, under the H2020 Programme, CIIMAR and the CIMA Research Foundation will organize a Beach Clean up at Castelo do Queijo in Porto, Portugal, in collaboration with Sea Life Porto, LIPOR - Intermunicipal Waste Management Service of Greater Porto, Atlantic Sailing Club, Águas do Porto (the utility responsible for urban water cycle management in Porto) and UNIFARDAS.

This event will have the support of the Municipality of Porto and will also feature the presence of The Great Bubble Barrier, a partner of the consortium that will install a pilot technology for the removal of marine litter in the Porto district.

The detailed event program can be found at: https://www2.ciimar.up.pt/events.php?id=267

Registration can be made at: https://forms.gle/wkDX5uJxj8CB3uEeA

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Castelo do Queijo Beach Clean up

The World Cleanup Day will be celebrated on the 18th of September, one of the biggest civic movements of our time, uniting 180 countries around the world for a cleaner planet. This is also the mission of the MAELSTROM project, a project funded by the European Commission, under the H2020 Programme, which brings together an international consortium that, over the next four years, will aim to protect coastal ecosystems by removing, recycling and returning marine litter to the market chain.

Within the scope of MAELSTROM, CIIMAR and the CIMA Research Foundation will organize a Beach Clean up at Castelo do Queijo in collaboration with Sea Life Porto, LIPOR - Intermunicipal Waste Management Service of Greater Porto, Atlantic Sailing Club, Águas do Porto (the utility responsible for urban water cycle management in Porto) and UNIFARDAS.

This event will have the support of the Municipality of Porto and will also feature the presence of The Great Bubble Barrier, a partner of the consortium that will install a pilot technology for the removal of marine litter in the Porto district.

The Beach Clean Up is scheduled at 9:00 am, in front of Castelo do Queijo Beach (41°10'05.9"N, 8°41'22.2"W)

Agenda:

9:00 am - Reception of Participants

9:30 am - Briefing - The MAELSTROM Project

10:00 am - Beginning of Beach Clean Up

11:30 am - Refreshment Break

11:45 am - Interventions by Invited Entities

12:20 - Activity "Marine Litter and Microplastics"

13:00 - End of the Event

Registration is mandatory and must be done using the following form:

https://forms.gle/wkDX5uJxj8CB3uEeA

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