A day full of events for Mediterranea Project, in its Apulian stay in Otranto.
This morning at Palazzo Carafa, during a press conference organized by the Navy League section of Lecce, the Mediterranea team presented the objectives of the expedition, attending the Major of Lecce Paolo Perrone.
The boat will raise a flag showing the logo of the candidacy of the city of Lecce as European Capital of Culture 2019. A “message” that will bring Lecce through the places Mediterranea will visit during its journey.
Read the article published by Giornale di Puglia: “La bandiera di Lecce 2019 sventola per il mondo“.
A moment dedicated to science is the afternoon meeting aboard of Mediterranea in the Port of Otranto, where Mediterranea crew, hosted by the Navy league, will discuss about its scientific projects with the oceanographer Nadia Pinardi, CMCC, the researcher Priscilla Licandro of the British Sahfos foundation, Plastic Busters researchers and Professor Ferdinando Boero (Unisalento ISMAR-CNR), together with a number of researchers and coordinators of marine reserves.
Read the take by Ansa Med: “Mediterranea: navigando in Puglia, tra cultura e scienza“.