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The Canary Islands Oceanographic Centre and ECOAQUA bring together 65 experts in the second workshop of the MarSP marine spatial planning project

Last Friday, 28 September, in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the Canary Islands Oceanographic Centre hosted the second workshop of the European project for Marine Spatial Planning in the Macaronesia (MarSP - Macaronesian Marine Spatial Planning), organized by the ECOAQUA University Institute of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC), in which 65 experts from various economic sectors discussed the priority areas and planning processes to be followed in the three outermost regions of Macaronesia (Azores, Madeira and the Canary Islands) dependent on Portuga

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SERIOLA project advances details on its pilot trials of juvenile fattening

The team of the project "Diversification of the Spanish aquaculture through the optimization of the cultivation of seriola (Seriola dumerili) - SERIOLA" advances satisfactorily in the realization of the scientific-technical activities of this initiative, that looks for the development of a new commercial species in Spain by improving its larval process and the optimization of the fattening.

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ULPGC opens a new edition of its master's programme in marine crops

The University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC) is opening on this October a new edition of its Master's Degree in 'Marine Cultivation', a program that has been operating for a decade as an official degree and that this 2018 has enrolled 20 students of different nationalities and from different studies.

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Cross-border cooperation in the Macaronesian Marine Spatial Planning, under debate in the Canary Islands

The University Institute ECOAQUA, dependent on the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC), has organized two technical workshops that will bring together hundreds of experts this September 21st in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and next September 28th in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, with the aim to establish the basis for cross-border cooperation for Macaronesia between Portugal and Spain in the coming years

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15 experts debate in Taliarte (Gran Canaria) on new sensors and monitoring tools for the marine and coastal environment

EuroMarine brought together 15 experts from different international organizations from Monday 17 September to Wednesday 19 September at ASIMO (Autonomous Systems for Integrated Marine and Maritime Observations in Coastal Areas), an international workshop on new perspectives, sensors and tools for monitoring the marine and coastal environment.

 

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Members of the Islandap consortium of ECOAQUA - IU attend to the Circular Economy and Technological Innovation Summit in Madrid

12/07/2018.- The director of the Nutrition Division of the The University Institute of Aquaculture and Sustainable Marine Ecosystems (IUECOAQUA), Lidia Robaina, as spokesperson for Islandap Project, participated last Friday, July 6 in the Circular Economy and Technological Innovation Summit, held in Madrid, after being selected as one of the 300 social representatives of Spain in the field of research and innovation.

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ECOAQUA at SIBIC 2018 (Portugal): Population growth on Earth requires the search for new sources of Omega-3s

18/06/2018.- The production of new sources of long-chain polyunsaturated Omega-3s, the well-known EPA and DHA, will help to make population growth on Earth, a planet with increasingly depleted resources, sustainable. This was the theme of the exhibition last Thursday, 14 June, of the ECOAQUA Aquaculture Research Group at the VII Congress of the Iberian Society of Ichthyology (SIBIC 2018), in the Portuguese city of Faro, where Marisol Izquierdo, representing this institute of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, spoke of the benefits of consuming these fatty acids.

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