September 2018

05 08

HerpIberica 2018

Salamanca, Spain

The Spanish Herpetological Association (AHE) and the Portuguese Association of Herpetology (APH) are organizing the XV Portuguese-Spanish Congress of Herpetology and XIX Spanish Congress of Herpetology under the motto Biology and Conservation of Herpetes in the Anthropocene, which will take place in Salamanca, Spain, from 5 to 8 September 2018.

INDICIT partners from the University of Valencia and the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will make a presentation entitled: “COLLABORATIVE NETWORK FOR MONITORING DEBRIS IMPACT ON MARINE TURTLES IN SPAIN AND PORTUGAL (INDICIT PROJECT). ”

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October 2018

16 19

6th Mediterranean Conference on Marine Turtles

Porec, Croatia


6th Mediterranean Conference on Marine Turtles is a unique event that draws participants from around the region, froim accross disciplines and cultures to a common interest and objective: the conservation of sea turtles and their environment. The Conference encourages discussion, debate, and the sharing of knowledge, reasearch techniques and lessons in conservation, to address questions on the biology and conservation of sea turtles and their habitats.

November 2018

19 23

MICRO2018 International Conference

Arrecife, Lanzarote, Spain


MICRO 2018 Fate and Impact of Microplastics: Knowledge, Actions and  Solutions
The international conference will take place from 19 – 23 November 2018, in Arrecife, Lanzarote, Spain.
Main topics to be addressed include:

Marine Ecosystems;
Freshwater bodies;
Social change and behaviour;
Human health;

While the impacts of microplastics in marine ecosystems have been reported in the literature since the 1970s, many questions remain open. MICRO 2018 provides an opportunity to share available knowledge, fill in gaps, identify new questions and research needs, and develop commitments to operationalise solutions; MICRO 2018 will be a chance to reconvene, share what we have learned, and generate momentum for the work that remains to be done.