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3 June 2024

A great recognition

LIFE Conceptu Maris won the second prize, the “Classic Blue”, as part of the Make EU Blue Awards 2024, promoted by the EU4Ocean coalition.
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20 May 2024

The LIFE Conceptu Maris photo contest, 2024 edition

You have until September 22, 2024 to send images for the third edition of the LIFE Conceptu Maris photo contest.
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16 April 2024

Data to share

One of Conceptu Maris' strengths is the use of commercial ferries as observation platforms and research laboratories. This topic and the various projects active in the central and western Mediterranean…
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5 April 2024

LIFE Conceptu Maris researchers meet at the European Cetacean Society Conference in Catania

This year too, the appointment for Conceptu Maris is renewed with the European Cetacean Society Conference, which for the 35th edition will be held in Catania, Sicily, on 10-12 April…
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5 March 2024

Conceptu Maris first documentary

The first version of the LIFE Conceptu Maris project documentary LIFE20 NAT/IT/001371 was published on the official website and on the Youtube channel. Produced by Triton Research, with the financial…
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22 December 2023

A Shared Database

From November 22nd to November 24th, 2023, representatives from Life Conceptu Maris partners and members of the Advisory Board gathered at the ISPRA headquarters in Rome to discuss further improvements…
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3 October 2023

Deep blue 2023 – The winning shots!

Our jury has decided the winners of the photo contest "Deep blue: whales, dolphins and turtles in the open sea", linked to the LIFE Conceptu Maris project, 2023 edition.
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18 September 2023

A special summer for cetaceans and sea turtles

The scientists of the LIFE Conceptu Maris project, with the help of volunteers, collected a lot of data on the species present in the Mediterranean, between June and August 2023…
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15 July 2023

The 2023 LIFE Conceptu Maris photo contest kicks off

Until midnight on September 24th, those who photograph the beauty of our sea can participate in the second edition of “Deep blue" photo contest...
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6 July 2023

New applications for citizen science

In the last ten years we have witnessed the diffusion of increasingly refined smartphone applications for doing citizen science activities. The aim is certainly to involve enthusiasts, but also people…
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26 May 2023

Videos and training

In the "Media" section, some interesting interactive videos are now available, made in four languages by the CIMA Foundation, the International Center for Environmental Monitoring, to explain which species of…
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13 April 2023

Meeting in Spain

European researchers take stock on monitoring of cetaceans. The sessions of the 34th conference of the ECS, the European Cetacean Society, begin on Monday 17th April in Galicia, in the North…
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31 March 2023

A survey against collision

Reducing the risk of cetaceans and turtles collisions with ships. One of the objectives of the Conceptu Maris project is to propose effective solutions to improve the conservation status of…
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25 January 2023

Get on board with the researchers!

Conceptu Maris' citizen science campaign has officially begun, an important activity that will already allow nature-loving citizens to make a concrete contribution to the protection and conservation of cetaceans and…
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14 December 2022

A “common” language

The first protocol on how to collect and interpet data has been developed by researchers In recent weeks, the researchers participating in LIFE Conceptu Maris have reached an important step…
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20 October 2022

Conceptu Maris at the Science Festival

Conceptu Maris at the Science Festival. On 23 October in Genoa the cetaceans and sea turtles of the Mediterranean are the protagonists.
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5 October 2022

Deep blue 2022 – The winning shots!

Our jury has decreed the winners of the photo contest "Deep blue: whales, dolphins and turtles in the offshore", linked to the LIFE Conceptu Maris project.
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4 October 2022

Conceptu Maris’ first public event in Rome

The first public presentation of Life Conceptu Maris will take place on 13 and 14 October 2022, at the Industrie Fluviali multifunctional space in Rome.
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3 October 2022

Conceptu Maris first multidisciplinary monitoring starts

Multidisciplinary monitoring will start this week, Tuesday 4th October 2022, within the LIFE Conceptu Maris project, coordinated by ISPRA, which provides the joint presence of entities such as the Anton…
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28 July 2022

The LIFE Conceptu Maris photo contest kicks off

An acrobatic dolphin dancing in front of the bow of a boat, a sea turtle in distress...
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8 June 2022

June 8, 2022: World Oceans Day

The oceans cover almost 3/4 of the earth's surface, they contain 97% of the planet's water.
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9 May 2022

Science done by citizens

La citizen science è quell’insieme di pratiche che coinvolgono i cittadini nella raccolta...
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19 April 2022

Sensors under the hulls

The environment is an incredibly complex “universe”, where all kinds of organisms