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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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The Canary Islands Oceanographic Centre and ECOAQUA bring together 65 experts in the second workshop of the MarSP marine spatial planning project

Last Friday, 28 September, in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the Canary Islands Oceanographic Centre hosted the second workshop of the European project for Marine Spatial Planning in the Macaronesia (MarSP - Macaronesian Marine Spatial Planning), organized by the ECOAQUA University Institute of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC), in which 65 experts from various economic sectors discussed the priority areas and planning processes to be followed in the three outermost regions of Macaronesia (Azores, Madeira and the Canary Islands) dependent on Portuga

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The Canary Islands Oceanographic Centre and ECOAQUA bring together 65 experts in the second workshop of the MarSP marine spatial planning project

The Canary Islands Oceanographic Centre hosted last Friday, 28 September, in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the second workshop of the European project for Marine Spatial Planning in the Macaronesia (MarSP - Macaronesian Marine Spatial Planning), organised by the University Institute ECOAQUA of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC), in which 65 experts from various economic sectors discussed the priority areas and planning processes to be followed in the three outermost regions of Macaronesia (Azores, Madeira and the Canary Islands) dependent on Portugal and Spain.
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SERIOLA project advances details on its pilot trials of juvenile fattening

The team of the project "Diversification of the Spanish aquaculture through the optimization of the cultivation of seriola (Seriola dumerili) - SERIOLA" advances satisfactorily in the realization of the scientific-technical activities of this initiative, that looks for the development of a new commercial species in Spain by improving its larval process and the optimization of the fattening.

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