ABAWARE - Advanced biotechnology for intensive – freshwater aquaculture wastewater reuse

Aquaculture is currently estimated to be the fastest-growing area of food production in the world. Although aquaculture can provide an important food source, these types of farms must be developed in a responsible and sustainable way. The rapid growth of intensive aquaculture systems has already caused important damage affecting both the environment and human health. The surrounding waters are affected by the chaotic algae growth generated by the high quantity of discharged pollutants (organic matters, P and N compounds etc.). This water pollution in some cases can prove deadly for certain aquatic species and indirectly constitute a danger to human population, who end up eating contaminated fishes and uses an inadequate quality water. More

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Contributor Fiona Walsh
Last Updated March 20, 2019, 14:47 (UTC)
Created November 21, 2018, 10:00 (UTC)
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acronym ABAWARE
funder European Commission, Water JPI, WaterWorks2015
organizations1 swedish-university-of-agricultural-sciences
organizations10
organizations2 dfr-systems-slr
organizations3 romanian-academy
organizations4 university-of-bucharest
organizations5 maynooth-university
organizations6 university-of-helsin
organizations7 technical-university-dresden
organizations8
organizations9
partner henning-sorum
partner1 jana-pickova
partner10
partner2 corina-moga
partner3 ioan-ardelean
partner4 nicolae-craciun
partner5 fiona-walsh
partner6 marko-virta
partner7 thomas-berendonk
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partner9
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