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ECOAQUA receives the visit of representatives of FORWARD project

The University Institute of Aquaculture and Sustainable Marine Ecosystems (IU-ECOAQUA), attached to the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, received today a visit from representatives of the nine outermost regions participating in the Horizon 2020 FORWARD project, led by the Canary Islands through the Canarian Agency for Research, Innovation and Information Society (ACIISI).

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ECOAQUA celebrates the National Aquaculture Day with different activities aimed at the scientific, business and university community

The Aquaculture Research Group (GIA) attached to the University Institute of Aquaculture and Marine Ecosystems (IU-ECOAQUA) of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC) has organized a series of activities on the occasion of the celebration of National Aquaculture Day on Friday 30 November 2018.
 
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Marisol Izquierdo, director of ECOAQUA, appointed Honorary Life Member of the World Aquaculture Society

She is the first Spaniard to receive this award in its 50 years of history and the second woman highlighted by the WAS.
 
Marisol Izquierdo, director of the University Institute ECOAQUA of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC), has been named Honorary Life Member of 2018 of the World Aquaculture Society (WAS).
 
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Vacation rent boom overtakes public administration

Given the lack of resources of regional and local corporations, jurists point out that citizens must be made aware so that they dare to denounce irregular situations in order to avoid tax fraud, gentrification and a change in the cultural identity of the neighbourhoods, and that on the other hand a change in the current legislation is urgent.
 
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Agüimes hosts the 'I International Forum on Circular Economy and Opportunities for Bio-economic Development in Islands'

The Theatre-Auditorium of Agüimes, in Gran Canaria, will host this week the 'I International Forum on Circular Economy and Opportunities for Bio-economic Development in Islands', a meeting in which leading experts in the sector will deal with various aspects such as the relationship of innovation with internationalization and the opportunities that arise in different economic sectors when moving from a linear economy to a circular one; that which proposes to generate a system of use of resources where the reduction, reuse and recycling of the elements are paramount.
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IU-ECOAQUA participates in the European Syngnathid Meeting

Francisco Otero-Ferrer, Post-Doc researcher in Marine Habitats from the IU-ECOAQUA (Institute of Sustainable Aquaculture and Marine Ecosystems), has participated in the the first European Syngnathid meeting took place at the Oceanário de Lisboa, last 20-21 October 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal.  The aim of this meeting was to build a network to help expand knowledge and action for syngnathid species.

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