Timeline

15 Dec 2020

LIFE Blue Lakes presentation at Osservatorio Permanente sugli utilizzi idrici

Discussion on working together to achieve project goals: white paper on lakes, framework directive on inland water pollution levels, opening an institutional table at the Ministry of Environment to include the eligibility limit in national legislation. (Action B.6 working panel)

3 Dec 2020

Sampling at Lake Trasimeno

Second sampling by Arpa Umbria in order to take lake surface water and beach sediment (Action B.2)

27 Nov 2020

LIFE Blue Lakes presentation at Global Lake Marathon

Attended Global Nature Fund at Lake Balaton Development Coordination Agency (LBDCA), Hungary, organizes a 24-hour long online conference marathon for the protection and sustainable management of lakes and lake basins in the world.

24 Nov 2020

Sampling at Lake Bracciano

Second annual (autumnal) sampling by ENEA and Legambiente useful in order to take lake surface water and beach sediment. (Action B.2)

28 Oct 2020

LIFE Blue Lakes presentation at Ecomondo

Polytechnic University of Marche Region joined the initiative and presented currently in progress project's activities

9 Oct 2020

LIFE Blue Lakes presentation at Blue Med

The project's experience at the initiative "Towards a healthy plastic-free Mediterranean Sea". Legambiente, ENEA, Polytechnic University of Marche Region and PlasticsEurope joined the initiative.

8 Oct 2020

Coordination meeting

Meeting on a on line platform (Teams) to share information with all the partners about the development of project actions looking toward the First Annual Monitoring Report (Action E.2)

18 Sep 2020

LIFE Blue Lakes presentation at L'Isola che c'è

In Como a meeting to discuss with researchers and experts on plastics: how do they spread? What effects do they have on the environment and health? Which solutions are there?

22 Jul 2020

Sampling at Lake Trasimeno

First sampling by ENEA, Legambiente and Arpa Umbria in order to identify the number and location of sampling sites, frequency and times for the following seasonal campaigns.
(Action B.2)

9 Jul 2020

Sampling at Lake Bracciano

First sampling by ENEA and Legambiente useful in order to identify the number and location of sampling sites, sampling frequency and times.
(Action B.2)

7 Jul 2020

Sampling at Castreccioni unit

UNIVPM has started the sampling campaign at the water purification unit in Castreccioni, managed by ACQUAMBIENTE MARCHE Srl.
(Action B.3)

3 Jul 2020

Project Launch

Blue Lakes journey has officially begun, starting from numbers: those about microplastics concentration per square kilometre in lakes Garda, Bracciano and Trasimeno.

26 Jun 2020

LIFE Blue Lakes presentation at Moby Litter, the future we don't want

Workshop that took place at the Department of Life Sciences and the Environment of the Polytechnic University of Marche Region

20 May 2020

First Monitoring Visit

Working team presentation to the monitor that European Comission employed and explanatation of project actions development by the beneficiaries.

26 Nov 2019

Kick off meeting

The kick-off meeting was held in Rome, attended by representatives of all Italian and German partners.

NO MICROPLASTICS
JUST WAVES