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National Research Council – Institute of Marine Sciences (CNR-ISMAR)

Arsenale, Tesa 104
Castello 2737/F
30122 Venice (Italy)
Tel: +39 041 2407969 – Fax: +39 041 2407940

Contact person: Luisa Da Ros
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University of Architecture of Venice (IUAV)

Santa Croce, Tolentini 191
30135 Venice (Italy)
Tel: +39 041 2572179 Fax: +39 041 2572424

Contact person: Stefania Tonin
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Laguna Project s.n.c. (LagProject)

Sestiere di Castello 6411
30122 Venice (Italy)
Tel: +39 340 9437001

Contact person: Federico Riccato
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




  • Veneto Region – Geology and Geo-Resources Dept. Water Protection Unit
  • Province of Venice - Department for Hunting and Fishing
  • Comando Generale delle Capitanerie di Porto – Marine Fisheries
  • Divers’s Club ASD Rari Nantes Venezia
  • Club Sommozzatori Mestre
  • Società Cooperativa San Marco – Pescatori di Burano
  • Coopesca – Organizzazione Produttori e Lavoratori della Pesca S.r.l., Chioggia






Last News

GHOST at the Police celebration event…

Posted Apr-2017

At the invitation of the chief of Venice State Police, the LIFE-GHOST project has got involved with representatives of CNR-ISMAR...

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Biennale Democrazia – A plastic ocean

Posted Apr-2017

In the magnificent Sala dei Mappamondi (Accademia delle Scienze), at the Biennale Democrazia a cultural event promoted by the City...

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First meeting of the technical working…

Posted Apr-2017

On 20th of March the first meeting of the technical working group established by Veneto region to decline at regional...

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Ca'Foscari students visited ISMAR

Posted Mar-2017

On 13th and 17th of March, undergraduate students of Applied Ecology (Environmental Sciences Degree, Ca' Foscari University), with their professor...

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GHOST goes to school!

Posted Mar-2017

On March 3rd Vanessa Moschino and Nicoletta Nesto held a seminar on marine litter at the Liceo Scientifico Benedetti-Tommaseo in...

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The Veneto region established a working…

Posted Feb-2017

The Councillor for Agriculture, Hunting and Fishing, Dr Giuseppe Pan, is committed to promoting at the Regional Government of Veneto...

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Networking activities with LIFE-Mermaids

Posted Dec-2016

The collaboration with the project LIFE Mermaids is leading to interesting results concerning the quantification of microplastic produced by the...

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The GHOST Project reached its goal

Posted Oct-2016

On October 20, the final conference of the project GHOST was held at the Congress Center Don Orione Artigianelli (Zattere...

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LIFE-GHOST Final Conference

Posted Sep-2016

The final conference of the project will be held on October 20 in Venice, at the Congress Centre 'Don Orione...

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Technical guidelines for the sustainable management…

Posted Aug-2016

Thanks to the Regional Councillor Ms E. Baldin, who shared the project conclusions and the technical recommendations identified as effective...

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Save the date: Final conference of…

Posted Jul-2016

We invite you to the final conference of the project which will take place on 20th of October, 2016 at...

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GHOST at the International ISEE Conference

Posted Jul-2016

The International Conference of the International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE) was held in Washington from 26 to 29 June...

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The Code of Conduct for Responsible…

Posted Jul-2016

The code of good practices to limit the loss and abandonment of fishing gear at sea, implemented under the GHOST...

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The removal of ghost nets from…

Posted Jun-2016

The ALDFG removal from the impacted rocky outcrops off the Venetian coast has been completed. As a whole,  about 500...

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LIFE-GHOST celebrates Natura 2000 Day with…

Posted May-2016

On  May 19th the University IUAV of Venice, in collaboration with the LIFE-GHOST project, organized the seminar "Ghost fishing gears...

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