20 Apr Triton Research presents three international projects for the most threatened species and habitats in the Mediterranean Sea
After the approval of the project ideas by the European Union, on February 17, 2021 Triton presented 3 international projects for the protection of the Mediterranean Sea with many authoritative partners from the world of sea protection. In fact, the second phase of the presentation of the projects in the context of the European call for the environment “LIFE” in which Triton Research has decided to take part by actively promoting 3 initiatives developed together with management bodies of protected areas and research institutions has been completed. operating on marine biodiversity in the countries bordering the Mediterranean. Two of these proposals fall under the Nature and Biodiversity program while one in the LIFE Governance and Information program.The common factor of the project ideas is the conservation of rare or threatened marine species (including cetaceans, sea turtles, Pinna nobilis) and the promotion of the European network of Natura 2000 marine areas, also seeking to sensitize the most relevant stakeholders to the knowledge of the key actions to protect them. All dealt with from an innovative, efficient and large-scale perspective, with respect to ongoing initiatives.
An added value of these projects is also the presence of an international and qualified partnership, involving organizations from Italy, Spain, France, Slovenia, Greece, France, Albania, Malta that benefited from the support of the LIFE expert from Triton for the conception of the project and that they will rely on the company for the communication and technical management aspects of the projects. The overall budget of the projects, lasting 4 years, is approximately 10 million euros, partially covered by the European LIFE funding.
These are our partners:
Fondazione Anton Dohrn
Parco Nazionale dell’Asinara – Area Marina Protetta
Area Marina Protetta “Capo Carbonara”
Shoreline / Area Marina Protetta di Miramare
Università di Genova
Università di Torino
Università di Sassari
Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca