LIFE TRANSFER

LIFE 19 NAT/IT/000264

Seagrass transplantation for transitional Ecosystem Recovery

German Journalist Highlights LIFE Transfer’s Seagrass Restoration Efforts

After a visit to the Caleri Lagoon in Italy, German journalist Christian Schwägerl has penned an insightful article spotlighting the...
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LIFE Transfer visited by a German journalist

On April 4th, we had the pleasure of accompany Christian Schwägerl, a German journalist and biologist, to the stunning Caleri...
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Monitoring visit!

Yesterday and today, the monitoring visit of the Life Transfer project by the European Commission CINEA took place.We spent the...
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Monitoring visit!

LIFE TRANSFER

The Life Transfer project aims to improve the conservation status of habitat 1150* due to seagrass regression in 8 Natura 2000 sites in 3 Member States:

  • Italy – IT4060002 – IT4060005 – IT3270023 – IT3270017

  • Greece – GR2110001 – GR2110004

  • Spain – ES6200030 – ES0000260

The specific objectives are:

  1. Restoring and consolidating priority habitat 1150* in 6 coastal lagoons, by transplanting submerged phanerogams to promote ecosystem self-sustainability
  2. Contributing to achieve a good ecological state of transitional water demonstrating the effectiveness of the proposed actions to pursue the objectives set in the WFD 2000/60/EC
  3. Quantifying the value of ecosystem services provided by the lagoon environments and the seagrass meadows
  4. Training of future trainers in this techniques, targeting site managers/professional not participating to the project to ensure transferability and replicability in other sites.