CoCoNet Dissemination Activities in Vlora, Albania

Following to the dissemination activities of the project CoCoNET, on Thursday, 14th of May 2015, were held in Vlora, which is the biggest and the nearest city to the Albanian MPA of Karaburun – Sazan, three meetings with students and teachers of two secondary schools, respectively "Aulona" and "Ali Demi" and of a primary one "Lef Sallata".

The COCONET scientists E. Hajdëri and I. Nasto introduced the project, its dimension and objectives, and some of the most important activities carried out so far.

The pupils were sensitized also about the protection of Vlora MPA and its importance for the biodiversity in the region.

They were also introduced to the attractive COCONET Kids Web site and how to navigate on it, which was found very interesting by them.

Posters were displayed and brochures were given to the participants.









OCEANOISE 2015, Vilanova i la Geltru, Barcelona 11-15 May 2015



Underwater noise has been recognized as serious threat to ecosystem in recent years. To intiate dialogue between acousticians and biologists, regulaters and producers for more acoustically sound oceans, an international conference "OCEANOISE 2015" ( was organized by Laboratory of Applied Bioacoustics, Technical University of Catalonia, BarcelonaTech (UPC), which is involved in CoCoNet. Ayaka Amaha Ozturk, Istanbul University, participated the conference with the CoCoNet poster and made a presentation on the noisy environment of narrow international straits, such as the Istanbul Strait. She also distributed USB pen drives which contain the CoCoNet film.



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