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Decree-Law No. 108/2010, of 13 October 2010

Transposes the Marine Strategy Framework Directive into national legislation. Establishes the legal framework for the measures necessary to ensure the good environmental status of the marine environment by 2020.


Decree-Law No. 165/2003, of July 24, 2003

Transposes Directive No. 2000/59/EC, of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 27 November, on port reception facilities for ship-generated waste and cargo residues originating in Portugal. ships using national ports; With the changes introduced by Directive no. 2002/84/EC, of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 5 November.





Scientific studies

Microplastics: the "gift" poisoned

Frias, JP (2010). Microplastics: the “gift” poisoned. Master's thesis in Environmental Engineering, Ecological Engineering profile. Faculty of Science and Technology, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon.

APLM activity report and documents

2014 activity report 

Marine Waste - A Problem Without Borders (ISSN 2183-5314)

Discussion Paper for the 1st Portuguese Conference on Marine Waste (2015)

Marine Litter - an issue with no borders (ISSN 2183-5322)

Discussion Paper for the 1st Portuguese Marine Litter Conference (2015)

Digital book (e-book) Chef Fish 

DECO's youth project in which APLM is a partner

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