On 28-30 November, several members of the BalticRIM Project attended the Baltic Sea States Forum under the motto "Cultural Heritage in Promotion and Development of the Baltic Sea Region” at the National Maritime Museum in Gdańsk, Poland.
Hoekmine and Vetik both successfully completed the Portuguese Blue Bio Value accelerator program.
On 26.-28. November 2018, several archaeologists and planners from the BalticRIM Project followed the invitation of the organiser of “ECHOPOLIS 2018: Nature & Culture” to present their project at this international conference, which goal it was identify and form synergies between the nature protection and cultural sectors in maritime spatial planning.
The lead partner of the BalticRIM project, State Archaeology Department of Schleswig-Holstein (ALSH) opened its gates on 24. November 2018 to sport-divers from Schleswig-Holstein and beyond. The occasion was a workshop with the title „Sporttaucher & Unterwasserkulturerbe“ (sport-divers and underwater cultural heritage).
The launch event of the large-scale project #BlueGeneration that opens the way to young people (15-29 yrs old) to pursue a sustainable career in the Blue Economy sector, was held with success in Brussels (30/11/2018).
SUBMARINER Network was there an an expert partner representing the sector of European Biotechnology.
Food from farms is a big part of our everyday life. We have become frequent consumers of aquaculture products, but we know little about where they come from and under what conditions they are farmed, especially crustaceans like shrimp.
Last week the first EU stakeholder event of the Blue Bioeconomy Forum took place in Amsterdam. It was the first meeting since the steering group was set up in May 2018.
The Blue Bioeconomy Forum is the EU Commission’s new tool to boost the blue bioeconomy in Europe.
2019 will see s.Pro Sustainable projects GmbH (the founding and managing partner of the SUBMARINER network) working together with 6 partners from Hungary, Portugal, Belgium, Spain, and France on a new project, AQUA-LIT, aiming to combat marine litter resulting from aquaculture activities.
The first legislative proposal presented in the framework of the EU Plastics Strategy, ‘Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment” (COM(2018) 340 final), addresses the top 10 litter items most commonly found as waste on European beaches as part of drift line monitoring for the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (2008/56/EC).
As mussel farmers are an integral part of the Baltic Blue Growth project, the new online section Mussel community will introduce a selection of farmers and other actors in more detail, describing their motives for becoming involved with a mussel farm. The Baltic Blue Growth mussel farm in Kalmarsund, Sweden enjoys the involvement of the municipality.
As mussel farmers are an integral part of the Baltic Blue Growth project, the new online section Mussel community will introduce a selection of farmers in more in detail, describing their personal motives for managing a mussel farm. The Baltic Blue Growth mussel farm on Vormsi Island in Estonia is the easternmost farm within the project. It is cultivating mussels in the same area as red algae.
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