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"Deciphering the future of biodegradable materials for marine applications"

Professor Ricardo Beiras (ECOTOX's Principal Researcher) participated on March 23rd in the virtual event "Deciphering the future of biodegradable materials for marine applications", organized by AZTI scientific and technological center, with the presentation entitled "Are biopolymers the remedy for the plastics disease? Considerations from marine ecotoxicology. "

This conference is part of the communication and dissemination activities of the SAREBIO project (, whose main objective is to “introduce innovations in the fishing gear of tropical tuna seine fisheries (freezer tuna vessels), contemplating improvements in their designs and management to help the sector move towards a more sustainable future within the circular economy. "

The full recording of the day, presentations and subsequent debate, is available at the following link:

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