7 Public awareness

campaigns are meant to have a key role: they will integrate and sup port the conservation actions through the involvement of the local communities to which fishers belong and of the relevant competent authorities. Thanks to the joint use of the App by this project and...

6 Reducing the impact of ghost gears on turtles.

Abandoned fishing gears contin ue to catch marine animals including turtles. Through underwater survey or reports by fishers and divers, ghost gears will be localized and removed. Bins for collection of damaged fishing gears will be placed in 21 ports. A specific code...

3 Marine hot spot areas and dynamic fishery management.

Hot spot areas will be identified byintegrating spatial data from three Modules: (i) position of captured turtles communicated by fishers(also through a specific App), (ii) aerial surveys with drones, (iii) remote tracking. App and tracking tags have been developed by...

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