• "Conversas com Ciência" at Serralves

    21 Jun 2020

    NetTag joined a session of "Conversas com ciência" in Serralves foundation talk about ghost nets, marine litter, plastics and fisheries.

  • Beach cleaning on World ocean day

    8 Jun 2020

    Hey, today it's world ocean day! We had such a great fishing for litter event planned for today - the Clean Ocean Day, where fishers from Porugal and Spain, would g...

  • Marinha magazine

    30 Apr 2020

    NetTag is in this month's issue of the Portuguese magazine "Revista de Marinha", with the theme of fishing and related activities.
    The goals , partners and achievem...

  • NetTag at Colégio Imaculada Conceição

    26 Feb 2020

    NetTag continues to raise awareness on the impacts of marine litter and ghost nets. This time we visited the elementary students of Colégio Externato Imaculada Conceiç&ati...

  • Start of the in situ experiment with nets

    4 Feb 2020

    Can ghost nets be a carrier of pathogens in the ocean?
    To answer this question and understand their possible environmental impact, we started today, an in situ experimen...

  • "Pesca Internacional" Magazine

    3 Feb 2020

    NetTag on the news. Check out the latest edition of Pesca Internacional magazine from our partner ARVI that explains the role of NetTag in the recovery of fishing nets.

  • Visit of the project officer

    1 Feb 2020

    During this week we had a meeting with the project officer of NetTag.
    Aside from this briefing about the main results achieved so far in the project, it was also possible to cond...

  • Field demonstration day

    31 Jan 2020

    Today was the field demonstration of our acoustic system and autonomous vehicle for the location and recovery of lost nets. Thank you INESCTEC and University of New castle for conductin...

  • 1st annual meeting NetTag

    28 Jan 2020

    NetTag had its first annual meeting at CIIMAR, gathering all the project partners. On this day, results obtained so far and upcoming activities were discussed to tackle the loss of ...

  • NetTag at Caxinas elementary school

    16 Jan 2020

    NetTag has started the dinamic talks and activities at the elementary school of Caxinas. From January to March, children from the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and...

  • NetTag at "Escola de Ciência Viva"

    13 Dec 2019

    On this day, we talked about marine litter and ghost fishing to 1st graders in "Escola Ciência Viva" program at Gaia Biological Park. They learned wh...

  • Newsletter #2

    1 Dec 2019

    The 2nd Newsletter of NetTag is out! You can download it here, at the top of the page.

    In this second Newsletter you can read about the results acheived so far...

  • 6th ASP Conference

    13 Nov 2019

    It has been a busy month for the NetTag team Today participated in the 6th Atlantic Stakeholders Platform Conference engaging with stakeholders interested in marine litte...

  • Business2Sea

    12 Nov 2019

    NetTag participated in the blue economy conference Business2Sea, held in Porto, in November  2019. In there, the mains goals and achievements of the project were shared with stakeh...

  • ECOMONDO 2019

    8 Nov 2019

    Last November NetTag participated in the green technology expo, ECOMONDO 2019, in Rimini, Italy. During the two days of the event, NetTag attended a round table organised by EASME &ldqu...

  • CIESM 2019

    10 Oct 2019

    NetTag participated in the CIESM congress 2019, in Cascais, where it was presented in the session 24 "Marine litter / Methods and assessments", the project and its m...

  • CIIMAR open day

    21 Sep 2019

    NetTag was present at the CIIMAR open day (21st September 2019), an ou-treach event, with hands-on activities to raise awareness of marine litter. Participants were asked to first colle...

  • Poster presentation at a conference

    9 Sep 2019

    In September, a researcher from NetTag, presented at the 20th Iberian Symposium on Marine Biology Studies a poster entitled "Fishing the "ghosts"...

  • Science summit 2019

    9 Jul 2019


    NetTag was at the national science summit 2019, in Lisbon, to talk about its main objectives and findings so far.

  • Newsletter #1

    1 Jul 2019

    The 1st Newsletter of NetTag is out! You can download it here, at the top of the page.

    In this first Newsletter you can find out more about our project, our main ob...

  • European Maritime Day

    17 May 2019

    NetTag attended the European Maritime Day 2019, that took place in Lisbon, from 16th to 17th of May. The gathering of maritime professionals, entrepreneurs an...

  • Marine litter problematic in fisheries industry

    1 May 2019

    NetTag got together with fishermen and stakeholders, in several meetings from March to June, to discuss the problem of marine litter originated from fisheries.

  • Interview on Porto Canal

    14 Mar 2019

    Marisa Almeida, researcher and coordinator from the NetTag project explains the project on the TV program "Mentes que brilham" of Porto canal.
    You can ...

  • Kick-off meeting

    11 Feb 2019

    The kick-off meeting of NetTag took place at CIIMAR, in Matosinhos, Portugal, on February 2019, joining  all the partners. In this meeting, each partner presented ...

  • Welcome!

    1 Jan 2019

    Welcome to the NetTag website!  

    Follow us to find out more about our project, main objectives and activities. 

    NetTag project aims to reduce and prev...