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Tue, 04 Dec 2018 16:46 - Updated Tue, 04 Dec 2018 16:46

Luanda Bay ecological assessment Project budgeted at 300,000 EUR

Luanda - The ecological assessment project of Luanda Bay, designed over 10 years ago, whose public presentation took place on Tuesday, is due to last three years and will count on Agacá’s foundation 300,000 Euro financing.

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Filomena Vaz Velho, directora-geral do INIPM

Photo: Lino Guimarães

Logomark of workshop

Photo: Lino Guimara

The project aims to increase the knowledge on the ecological dynamic of the Bay and the environmental risks for the human health associated to the proliferation of harmful algae, such paralyzing intoxication provoked by sea-foods, maritime trash and other threats posed by the worldwide climate changes with impact on the well being of the local communities and health of the ecosystem.

The information was disclosed to the press by the director of the National Fishing and Maritime Research Institute, Filomena Vaz Velho, during the launching of Luanda Bay’s ecological assessment workshop.

The quantity of water waste, rains and debris produced by more than 37 ships sunk on shore across the Bay were also subject of an assessment.

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