Sicily and Tunisia team up to regrow seagrass

Feb 23, 2022 201

Fostering the regrowth of Posidonia oceanica, a species of seagrass native to the Mediterranean, and erecting protective environmentally friendly barriers to enable their spread is the aim of a project by Italy and Tunisia.

The project is called 'Innovative Methodologies and Strengthening Actions to Protect the Mediterranean Environment' and is being led by Arpa Sicilia with the partners l'Institut Supérieur de Biotechnologie de Sidi Thabet, the University of Catania (two departments), the Faculté des Sciences of Tunis, the Ecole Supérieure des Ingénieurs de Medjez El Bab, Mediterraneo Consulting, and FLAG Golfi di Castellammare e Carini.

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