Assessing marine litter in the Mediterranean

A new report recently published in the framework of the AMARE project provides new guidelines to monitor and assess the distribution and abundance of marine litter in the Mediterranean marine protected areas. Among the CMCC researchers involved, Svitlana Liubartseva, Giovanni Coppini and Rita Lecci from OPA Division […]

Marine litter in the Mediterranean: a snapshot of the CMCC research

What are the main trajectories of plastics at sea? Where do plastics come from, and where do they accumulate? A research realized in the framework of AMAre project and lead by CMCC researcher Svitlana Liubartseva identified the transport and fate of plastic marine debris in the Mediterranean Sea with the aim to find solutions to this key issue […]

International Conference on Microplastic Pollution in the Mediterranean Sea

An event focused on microplastics, one of the most actual and dangerous source of marine pollution, to share current knowledge, identify issues and propose solutions and actions to face and mitigate this environmental threat. CMCC President Antonio Navarra is a member of the International Advisory Board and will give a speech at the conference as invited speaker. On September 26-29, 2017, in Capri (NA), Italy […]

Climate and energy targets in China’s 13th Five-Years Plan

A specific target for PM2.5 and other measures to address pollution. A wide-ranging plan including several binding and guiding targets for China’s economy and policy until 2020 setting the country on a path to a 48 percent reduction in carbon intensity levels by 2020 compared to 2005 levels […]

Live from the Ocean Lab, on “Sapere” magazine

Innovative products and services to support safer maritime traffic and the reduction of pollution hazard, environmental information and meteo-oceanographic measurements. The research of the CMCC’s operational oceanography lab, based in Lecce, on the October issue […]

Best of the Best. Life Environment project 2012: TRUST project awarded by EU

The only Italian project was honoured at an award ceremony on June 5th, 2013, in Brussels. CMCC was involved in climate modelling, by providing scenarios for the 20th and 21st century for the area of interest, and in climate change impacts on groundwater assessments […]