LECOB monitoring campaign in Port-Cros National Park

Paramuricea Clavata is a marine species with a branching structure and it is found in the Mediterranean Sea. Populations of Paramuricea Clavata create real submarine forests, which – like the terrestrial ones – give protection to a rich variety of […]

ISPRA monitoring campaign in the Gulf of La Spezia

As part of the IMPACT project, ISPRA – Istituto Superiore per la Protezione e la Ricerca Ambientale – evaluates the effects of port activities on the marine protected areas, by measuring the presence of organic and inorganic contaminants. On Friday […]

CIBM’s chemical analysis on the marbled crab

The IMPACT project studies the effects of the port areas on the marine protected areas. Its goal is to provide supporting tools at a transboundary level, for the sustainable management and protection of the marine ecosystems, in harmony with the […]

The creation of the IMPACT project

Marine protected areas and their organisms are one of the most precious resources to be preserved. But what happens if these resources are threatened by accidents, spillage of pollutants or the enlargement of port areas? In 2017, some Italian and […]