Deep Blue Stories #4 | Doaa Hussein participated in the Deep Blue Mobility Program to accomplish a clear goal: the application of life cycle assessment methodology for sustainable production of marine fisheries in Gaza Strip-Palestine, in order to preserve quality of life adhering to sustainability principles.

Deep Blue Stories #3 | Sergio Rejado travelled all the way to Athens to join the Mediterranean Information Office for the Environment, Culture and Sustainable Development (MIO-ECSDE) in very important tasks.

Deep Blue Stories #2 | Cherif El Khalil is one of the six candidates that participated in the Deep Blue Project in 2020. 29 years old, Moroccan, he had the opportunity to spend 6 months in the Slovenian National Institute of Biology and study the coastal water quality of the Slovenian coast, using remote sensing data to monitor pollution.

Deep Blue Stories #1 | Piero Fontolan participated in the Deep Blue mobility project this year, travelling to the Grecian isle of Lipsi to take part in an evaluation of the Katsadian bay. The main goal was to “evaluate how much less stress an ecosystem such as Katsadia would suffer thanks to the installation of ecological fixed moorings” to prevent an excessive number of boats affecting its ecological value.

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New call for participants! Training-of-Trainers “Effective management and sustainable development of fisheries resources and aquaculture”.

With the outbreak of the virus Covid-19 the Euro-Mediterranean area, as well as the rest of the world, has come to a standstill. In view of the uncertainty as to when the activities of the universities, local communities, businesses and transport will return to normal, we regret to inform you that OGS and EMUNI have decided to cancel the summer school on blue economy this year. Many of our ideas are saved for the 2021 edition. We invite you to reflect on how the region could secure a sustainable future of its marine and maritime activities.

We are closing the first year of the project and starting the second one. What is the Deep Blue project? Who is it addressed to? What are its goals?
The project team is pleased to release the video presentation of the Deep Blue project giving an overview of the main steps and aims. Please check this out at the link below or in the gallery tab.

The Training-of-trainers on Environmental monitoring techniques to manage the environmental impacts on fisheries and aquaculture has just started. The course takes place in Sfax (Tunisia) from 21 to 26 October and it is addressed to 30 researchers in the field of marine sciences coming from all the Mediterranean Sea basin. The course aims at building a shared advanced scientific knowledge and create a common methodological ground for high skilled experts on Blue Growth in the Western Mediterranean Region in assessing environmental impacts in the marine sector.

The Deep Blue A3 mobility program call for participants is now open until November 15th. The activity is directed to researchers, post-graduate students, young scientists, engineers, and entry-level high skilled professionals.

The Advanced Training: Sea governance and blue growth, Balancing sustainable use and conservation through Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) in the field of fisheries and aquaculture, is just ended. It has been a great networking and advanced learning opportunity for 18 participants coming from marine/maritime private and public bodies. Participants and lecturers tackled the most recent issues connected to Maritime Spatial Planning and its implementation.