Festival of della Scienza – Genoa November, 2014

In the context of the laboratory entitled “Coastal marine ecosystems and global change: threats and perspectives” a stand on Ostreopsis has been organized. Families, students (6 to 14 years old) and all interested visitors had the opportunity to learn about Ostreopsis problem, bloom development and observe at the microscope Ostreopsis cells in samples collected along the Ligurian coast. Additionally, a questionnaire on Ostreopsis risk perception in the wide public has been distributed.