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On May 31st in Chioggia (VE) the third Life MUSCLES seminar for mussel farmers and fishermen



The only event planned in Veneto, organized as part of the project LIFE extension MUSCLES of which Legambiente is the Coordinating Beneficiary, which aims to strengthen knowledge on mussel farming and aquaculture and the potential of these sectors in environmental and economic terms, but also to increase awareness of the environmental impacts of fishing and mussel farming activities to spread concrete solutions proposed by the European project.


Appointment Friday 31 May 2024, from 3pm to 6.30pm at the meeting room of Chioggia Fish Market (VE), in via Giovanni Poli.




From 3pm to 3.30pm: Access to the meeting in person and online to this LINKS

From 3.30pm to 4pm: Institutional greetings

Louis Lazarus, President of Legambiente Veneto

Federico Pliers, President of the Mediterranean Aquaculture Association AMA

Introduction to LIFE MUSCLES, Marcia Mattioli, project coordinator for Legambiente.

2) Environmental impacts of fishing and aquaculture and monitoring activities, Christina Panti, researcher at the University of Siena

Circular innovation in the mussel farming sector, the two LIFE MUSCLES solutions:

– Mobile recycling plant, Daniel Heat, owner of the project partner ROM Plastica;

– Biopolymer socks, Selene Chinaglia, contact person for the project partner Novamont.

A new circular supply chain for aquaculture: the opportunities for mussel farmers offered by the project, Loris Pietrelli, scientific coordinator of the project for Legambiente

Networking activities: Biodiversity at risk and tools for the protection of the marine ecosystem with the ELIFE and LIFE DELFI projects, Federica Barbera, Legambiente Parks Office and Biodiversity.

Conclusions and questions

From 6pm to 6.30pm: Aperitif offered.







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