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1st Bluewave Experience Symposium

Dissemination of the LIFE PINNARCA project was made at the 1st Bluewave Experience Symposium held on 12th June in Barcelona hosted by the Bluewave Alliance (ISDIN). The researcher Patricia Prado (IRTA) showed the short version of the LIFE PINNARCA video and presented the objectives, and progress of the project. Here you can find her intervention in the event (ES; 3:02:09):

13th Biologists’ professional conference cycle in Terres del Ebre (Spain)

The College of Biologists of Catalonia (CBC) organized this June 2023 various scientific conferences to make known all the initiatives and activities carried out by biologists who develop their activity in the Terres de l'Ebre (Catalonia), where Patricia Prado was able to raise awareness about the fan mussel problematic in Ebro Delta and the actions that are being taken at the LIFE PINNARCA.

Here you can see her intervention (CAT):

Presentation LIFE PINNARCA Documentary

Here you can watch the presentation of the 10' documentary about the project LIFE Pinnarca LIFE20-NAT/ES/001265 that is about to be realised soon (ENG).

Conference "Marine conservation: the fan mussel, threatened more than ever" 

Held on 17th of May in Casa de la Cultura, Girona, the technician Ignasi Gairin (IRTA, Spain) explained the current situation of the fan mussel and the threats it faces today in the bays of the Ebro Delta. He also revised the actions and the updates that are taking part in the conservation project LIFE PINNARCA to ensure the recovery of the Pinna nobilis in the Mediterranean Sea. 

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RECUPERA PINNA Project closure talk

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On 6 February 2023 there was the closure of the RECUPERA PINNA project in which the researchers involved participated in the following order: Dra. Patricia Prado Villegas (IRTA, Spain) presented the results of the previous two years in the Ebro Delta; Javier Murcia Raquena discussed the importance of photography as an awareness and dissemination tool; Dra. Francisca Giménez Casalduero (UA) talked about the pen shells found in Mar Menor and the problems they face; and Dr. José Tena Medialdea y Dr. José Rafael García March (UCV) introduced the LIFE PINNARCA project that is taking part these following years and what actions are being carried out. Finally, a roundtable discussed the various subjects, doubts, and new challenges that the new project is facing.

“La nacra més amaneçada que mai” UVic talk

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Patricia Prado participated this April in the 15th edition of “Tertúlies de Literatura Científica” at the Science and Technology faculty in the University of Vic. The researcher presented the new LIFE European project focusing on the recovery of the fan mussel (Pinna nobilis) in the Mediterranean Sea and talked about the new research about how P. nobilis individuals in sub-optimal environments are more tolerant to disease but more vulnerable to severe weather phenomena.

The event had a total of 203 participants, where attendance varied from students (local high school and Biology, Biotechnology and Advertising and Public Relations degree), from PDI and PAS of the UVIC-UCC and some public in general.

Here you have the link and her intervention (CAT): 

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