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NRP - Blue growth

We may even lose our beaches due to CO2
Are we going to lose our beaches due to the increase in CO2? There is a risk, according to the first scientific research that linked atmospheric emissions, sea acidification and coastal erosion.
Publication date 12/03/2018
Source CNR
New marine species found in Liguria
Is it possible that some alien marine species native to the Galapagos Islands, together with mini Japanese crustaceans and plankton originating in Southeast Asia, have colonized part of the Mediterranean?
Publication date 11/23/2018
Source ENEA
Helping seabeds with mimic algae
To replace the algae that are characteristic of the Mediterranean Sea with artificial algae in order to restore the ecosystems compromised by climate change is the aim of the “Will coralline algae...
Publication date 10/31/2018
Source ENEA
Environment, launch of the “Sea Sentinels” project
Sea sentinels is the project stemmed from an agreement between University of Bologna and Confcommercio-Imprese per l’Italia and aims to monitor and preserve marine biodiversity by involving citizens...
Publication date 06/14/2018
Source UNIBO
Improving water quality in ports: an Italo-French project
A project that aims to improve the quality of marine water in ports by minimizing the impact of activities and traffic on the environment was launched in April 2018 at University of Cagliari. The project’s...
Publication date 05/30/2018
Source UNICA
National Geographic Society awards UNIBO researcher
Arianna Mancuso, research fellow and PhD student at University of Bologna, was awarded an Early Career Grant to investigate the effects of climate change on sea life, starting from mollusks, the most vulnerable...
Publication date 05/04/2018
Source UNIBO
SILVER, the robot to explore sea bottoms
It is called SILVER and is the underwater robot that will monitor sea bottoms by walking and crawling on many types of surface, in line with the principles of Soft-Robotics. The robot has been developed...
Publication date 03/26/2018
Source Scuola Sant'Anna di Pisa
200 volcanic chimneys discovered on Panarea seabed
200 volcanic chimneys have been recently discovered between the volcanic island of Panarea and the islet of Basiluzzo, in the Aeolian archipelago: they form a hydrothermal site called Smoking land. The...
Publication date 03/01/2018
Cetaceans threatened by microplastics
Scientists at the University of Siena, together with American and Australian colleagues, have raised an alarm over pollution from microplastics, particles derived from the degradation of plastic waste...
Publication date 02/27/2018
Source UNISI
Sea energy: PELAGOS Italian hub about to start
To promote sea source exploitation through a network of SMEs, electric power companies, research institutes, financial operators, service providers and final users in Croatia, Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy...
Publication date 10/30/2017
Source ENEA