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New project, funded under the EU LIFE instrument, aiming to prevent lionfish expansion in the Mediterranean

Sunday, 09 October 2016 21:34

IDREEM Final Report

New publication, in the form of final report, summarising the results of the European FP7 project titled IDREEM

Wednesday, 28 September 2016 19:17

Geographic Patterns of Biodiversity

New publication on biodiversity of coastal soft-bottom macrofauna communities in European marine waters

Friday, 01 July 2016 15:10

Sponge cultivation trials have started

Trials with cultivating bathing sponges near the net cages of Seawave Fisheries Ltd fish farm in Cyprus have started.

Friday, 01 July 2016 12:38

Lionfish invasion in Mediterranean

Lionfish are increasing their abundance and are reproducing in the Mediterranean which is alarming

Friday, 06 May 2016 12:03

Internship Opportunity at MER

MER is seeking for young enthusiastic researchers to join MER's research team at our Limassol offices on a two to six-month internship agreement.

Monday, 28 April 2014 17:01

Salt water lakes of Cyprus

A new two-year project was recently acquired by MER, concerning the 'Identification of reference conditions in lake water bodies and update of the classification of water body types, according to the WFD 2000/60/EU'

Monday, 28 April 2014 16:19

MER starts fisheries data collection

“Collection of pelagic fishery data in accordance with the Regulation 199/2008” has been assigned to MER – A.U.Th. Consortium. 

Monday, 28 April 2014 15:45

Massive fish kills in Athalassa Lake

Following massive fish kills in Athalassa Lake, MER’s phytoplankton expert (Polina Polycarpou) was asked to examine two water samples from the lake

Tuesday, 08 April 2014 20:41

Fish Farm Monitoring Reports

Semi-annual environmental monitoring of five Cypriot fish farms completed and reports submitted to the authorities