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Aquafarm hosts the Life MUSCLES seminar for mussel farmers



This year too we will be at Pordenone Fiere for Aquafarm, the international conference exhibition on aquaculture, shellfish farming, algoculture and the fishing industry


Here's the lineup seminar aimed at mussel farmers which will be held on February 14th from 2.00pm to 3.30pm at the Arena:

  • Introduction and notes on the LIFE MUSCLES projectMarzia Mattioli, Legambiente;
  • Regulatory notes and European strategies for sustainable fishing and aquaculture – Eraldo Rambaldi, AMA Mediterranean Aquaculture Association;
  • Circular innovation in the mussel farming sector, the two LIFE MUSCLES solutions:
    – Mobile recycling plant with progress status of activities. Production process, operation, costs and consumption, benefits and economic savings; – Daniel Heat, Rom Plastica and Loris Pietrelli, Legambiente;
    – Biopolymer socks with progress status of activities. Identification of formulations, production process, first small-scale test results; Selene Chinaglia, Novamont e  Paolo Varrella, CMA Cooperativa Mitilicoltori Associati of La Spezia ;
  •  General progress of other activities (monitoring, awareness-raising, territorial animation) – Marzia Mattioli, Legambiente and partners present;
  • Conclusions. The opportunities offered by the project for mussel farmers: a new circular supply chain for aquaculture – Loris Pietrelli, Legambiente.


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