Enhancing management approach and mitigation measures against jellyfish proliferations impacts. Project funded by the ENPI-CBC MED

Anti-Jellyfish Nets Installation 2014

On July 17th-18th, the MED-JELLYRISK Project has launched the installation of the first anti-jellyfish nets in Tunisia (Hammamet and Monastir, 400 linear meters in total). On July 22, the first nets was installed in Italy, Favignana (Egadi Islands) and another one will be installed soon at the island of Ustica (NW Sicily). We will continue soon with other localities in Tunisia, Sicily (Lampedusa, Alcamo, Eolian islands) as well as Ibiza in Spain, and Malta. For those who will experience to safely swim within the net enclosures, please send us your feedback.

Jellyfish Photography Competition 2014

The MED-JELLYRISK Project welcomes you to the Jellyfish Photography Competition 2014. Register your user account and you'll be able to participate in the Photo Contest.

Submission Rules and Guidelines (3.8 MB)


Spring Jellyfish Bloom 2014

In the month of April blooms of various species of jellyfish started to be evident in the study areas in Spain, Italy, Malta and Tunisia. Significant quantities of jellyfish, particularly Velella velella and Pelagia noctiluca, have reached the coast helped by the currents. Read more

 

 

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Programme Statement: The 2007-2013 ENPI CBC Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme is a multilateral Cross-Border Cooperation initiative funded by the European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI). The Programme objective is to promote the sustainable and harmonious cooperation process at the Mediterranean Basin level by dealing with the common challenges and enhancing its endogenous potential. It finances cooperation projects as a contribution to the economic, social, environmental and cultural development of the Mediterranean region. The following 14 countries participate in the Programme: Cyprus, Egypt, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Malta, Palestinian Authority, Portugal, Spain, Syria, Tunisia. The Joint Managing Authority (JMA) is the Autonomous Region of Sardinia (Italy). Official Programme languages are Arabic, English and French.

 

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