This year, we celebrate International Coastal Cleanup day from September 19 to 27 along with @oceanoazulfoundation, by organising a beach cleanup event that took place on September 25th...
NetTag beach cleanup event
25 Sep 2020
Online teacher's formation
25 Jul 2020
NetTag joined the online teacher's formation on experimental marine and environmental science organized by CIIMAR. Here, Marisa Almeida, the project coordinator, presented the ...
Virtual seminar of the spanish technological platform for fishing and aquaculture
22 Jul 2020
Our partners from ARVI presented the NetTag project on a virtual seminar of the spanish technological platform for fishing and aquaculture and shared our work and solut...
"Conversas com Ciência" at Serralves
21 Jun 2020
NetTag joined a session of "Conversas com ciência" in Serralves foundation talk about ghost nets, marine litter, plastics and fisheries.
Beach cleaning on World ocean day
8 Jun 2020
Hey, today it's world ocean day! We had such a great fishing for litter event planned for today - the Clean Ocean Day, where fishers from Porugal and Spain, would g...
30 Apr 2020
NetTag is in this month's issue of the Portuguese magazine "Revista de Marinha", with the theme of fishing and related activities.
The goals , partners and achievem...
NetTag at Colégio Imaculada Conceição
26 Feb 2020
NetTag continues to raise awareness on the impacts of marine litter and ghost nets. This time we visited the elementary students of Colégio Externato Imaculada Conceiç&ati...
Start of the in situ experiment with nets
4 Feb 2020
Can ghost nets be a carrier of pathogens in the ocean?
To answer this question and understand their possible environmental impact, we started today, an in situ experimen...
"Pesca Internacional" Magazine
3 Feb 2020
NetTag on the news. Check out the latest edition of Pesca Internacional magazine from our partner ARVI that explains the role of NetTag in the recovery of fishing nets.
Visit of the project officer
1 Feb 2020
During this week we had a meeting with the project officer of NetTag.
Aside from this briefing about the main results achieved so far in the project, it was also possible to cond...
Field demonstration day
31 Jan 2020
Today was the field demonstration of our acoustic system and autonomous vehicle for the location and recovery of lost nets. Thank you INESCTEC and University of New castle for conductin...
1st annual meeting NetTag
28 Jan 2020
NetTag had its first annual meeting at CIIMAR, gathering all the project partners. On this day, results obtained so far and upcoming activities were discussed to tackle the loss of ...
NetTag at Caxinas elementary school
16 Jan 2020
NetTag has started the dinamic talks and activities at the elementary school of Caxinas. From January to March, children from the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and...
NetTag at "Escola de Ciência Viva"
13 Dec 2019
On this day, we talked about marine litter and ghost fishing to 1st graders in "Escola Ciência Viva" program at Gaia Biological Park. They learned wh...
1 Dec 2019
The 2nd Newsletter of NetTag is out! You can download it here, at the top of the page.
In this second Newsletter you can read about the results acheived so far...
6th ASP Conference
13 Nov 2019
It has been a busy month for the NetTag team Today participated in the 6th Atlantic Stakeholders Platform Conference engaging with stakeholders interested in marine litte...
12 Nov 2019
NetTag participated in the blue economy conference Business2Sea, held in Porto, in November 2019. In there, the mains goals and achievements of the project were shared with stakeh...
8 Nov 2019
Last November NetTag participated in the green technology expo, ECOMONDO 2019, in Rimini, Italy. During the two days of the event, NetTag attended a round table organised by EASME &ldqu...
10 Oct 2019
NetTag participated in the CIESM congress 2019, in Cascais, where it was presented in the session 24 "Marine litter / Methods and assessments", the project and its m...
CIIMAR open day
21 Sep 2019
NetTag was present at the CIIMAR open day (21st September 2019), an ou-treach event, with hands-on activities to raise awareness of marine litter. Participants were asked to first colle...
Poster presentation at a conference
9 Sep 2019
In September, a researcher from NetTag, presented at the 20th Iberian Symposium on Marine Biology Studies a poster entitled "Fishing the "ghosts"...
Science summit 2019
9 Jul 2019
NetTag was at the national science summit 2019, in Lisbon, to talk about its main objectives and findings so far.
1 Jul 2019
The 1st Newsletter of NetTag is out! You can download it here, at the top of the page.
In this first Newsletter you can find out more about our project, our main ob...
European Maritime Day
17 May 2019
NetTag attended the European Maritime Day 2019, that took place in Lisbon, from 16th to 17th of May. The gathering of maritime professionals, entrepreneurs an...
Marine litter problematic in fisheries industry
1 May 2019
NetTag got together with fishermen and stakeholders, in several meetings from March to June, to discuss the problem of marine litter originated from fisheries.
Interview on Porto Canal
14 Mar 2019
Marisa Almeida, researcher and coordinator from the NetTag project explains the project on the TV program "Mentes que brilham" of Porto canal.
You can ...
11 Feb 2019
The kick-off meeting of NetTag took place at CIIMAR, in Matosinhos, Portugal, on February 2019, joining all the partners. In this meeting, each partner presented ...
1 Jan 2019
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