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The project

This project aims to reintroduce Ribbed Limpet within three target Ligurian Marine Protected Areas, where extinction causes have been eliminated and appropriate protection is assured.

Ribbed limpet

Ribbed Limpet, is a gastropod belonging to the family Patellidae. It is considered one of the main marine invertebrates at risk of extinction in the whole Mediterranean.

The consortium

The Consortium is  composed by experts in conservation, study and research, communication and dissemination, information technology and digital communication.

Natura 2000

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This project contributes to the conservation and protection of habitats belonging to the Natura 2000 network, set up under the Habitats Directive 92/43 / EEC.

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New frontiers of the Natura 2000 Network in Liguria – Patella ferruginea: new opportunities for conservation and integrated management

On March 4, 2019, it has been carried out a workshop, attended by the representatives of national and local authorities […]

The Relife team collaborates with international experts

In the last months of 2018, the RELIFE team had the pleasure to collaborate with Dr. Javier Guallart and his […]

The Portofino AMP attends the webinar on the management of Natura 2000 sites in the Italian AMPs organized by Europarc

On December 5, 2018, the Portofino Marine Protected Area was invited to attend an online seminar about the challenges related […]

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