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MAY 2015

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LIFE Marine Platform Meeting in support of the Biogeographical Process

Representatives from completed and ongoing LIFE projects met at the LIFE Marine Platform Meeting, in the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment in Madrid (26-27 March 2015), to share their experiences. The main outcome of the presentations and working group sessions was a report that fed into the Marine Biogeographical Seminar.




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Natura 2000

ISSN: 1725-1877


LIFE protection for the marine environment

Representatives from around 30 LIFE projects participated in the Marine Platform Meeting in Madrid (26-27 March 2015), to pool their experiences and provide input for the Natura 2000 Marine Biogeographical Seminar. Four presentations introduced key themes.


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In the Tampere region in southern Finland, extracted rock aggregates may contain high concentrations of arsenopyrite (FeAsS) and high arsenic concentrations. See how the LIFE project ASROCKS (LIFE10 ENV/FI/000062) provided guidelines for this problem.

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