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Environmental Science

AGROALNEXT 2024, Research and Innovation in the Food and Agriculture Sector

“Innovation and Transfer in the Spanish Food and Agriculture Sector” was the title of the AGROALNEXT 2024 conference. This conference, hosted by Campus Gandia of the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV), was the meeting place for the vanguard of research and innovation in the agri-food sector. The event was inaugurated by the General Director of […]

Microplastics, beyond pellets

The cargo spill that occurred off the coast of Portugal and northern Spain recently has raised the alarms about the environmental dangers of microplastics. Though it is undeniable that the situation is dire and it will be complicated to mitigate the environmental impacts from the spillage of such high quantities of pellets into the sea […]

Campus Gandia, National Epicenter of Oceanographic Research

The Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO), belonging to the Higher Center for Scientific Research (CSIC), will build a new research center in Gandia that will take advantage of the successful 13-year long track record of the Joint Unit in Technology for Marine Studies (UTEM), made up of the IEO and Campus Gandia of the Universitat […]

A Spectacle of Nature

The nesting of loggerhead turtles (caretta caretta) on Valencian beaches has been in the news this summer. It’s no wonder, since up to eight nests have been discovered on our beaches, which is a record high. And the nesting and subsequent hatching of the eggs has been one of the most beautiful spectacles that nature […]

Record Nesting of Sea Turtles

In the last decade, western Mediterranean beaches have been experiencing an increase in the frequency of loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) nestings. This increase may correspond to a process of colonization of the species as a consequence of climate change, something that is considered to be of great importance for their survival due to evidence and […]

The Fin Whale Might Be Present Year Round

“Using passive acoustic monitoring techniques, we’ve detected that the fin whale might be present year round, not just during the summer months, although sightings are more frequent in June and July,” highlighted Eduardo Belda, professor at Campus Gandia (UPV) and principal scientific investigator for the project “Cabo Rorcual: A Study of the Presence and Origin […]

Digitalizing and Adding Value to the Fishing Industry in the Spanish Mediterranean

A network of researchers, coordinated by Campus Gandia of the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV), is working on the project “Digitalizing and Adding Value to the Fishing Industry in the Spanish Mediterranean (DIGIPESCA)”. Funded by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fishing and Food through Next Generation funds under the the Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan. This […]

Digitalization in Agriculture to Improve Crops

Jaime Lloret and Sandra Sendra, from Campus Gandia of the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV), head “Smart edge cOmputing in Heterogeneous wireLess sensor networks for precision agricUlture and DigiTal FarmIng DisseminatiON (SOLUTION)”. This is a subproject included in an ambitious coordinated project, “Woody Crop Observatory: Smart, sustainable, and competitive digital farming for farmers, researchers, consumers, and […]

New Prototypes for Monitoring Marine Species and Habitats

The LIFE IP INTEMARES project, coordinated by the Fundación Biodiversidad, with the participation of researchers from Campus Gandia of the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV), aims to achieve a network of efficiently managed and innovative Natura 2000 marine spaces, with the active participation of relevant sectors and using research as basic decision-making tools. During the […]

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