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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

Logo Life Programme

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.

Logo Natura 2000

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RELIFE project at Communication Festival of Camogli!

Our researcher Maria Paola Ferranti reported to the Festival of Communication a significant part of the work that RELIFE is […]

Patella ferruginea

A major milestone towards the restoration of an endangered species!

A great and long-awaited milestone for the Relife project has finally been reached: first Patella ferruginea post-larvae obtained! Over the […]

Follow RELIFE also on youtube!

RELIFE is now also on youtube! You can follow closely all the project activities through the videos that tell about […]

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