The Biomares project was born from the need to preserve the biodiversity of the Marine Park Luiz Saldanha, in the heart of the Arrábida Natural Park.
According to the scientific studies carried out so far, it has been concluded that this area has unique characteristics and that for this reason it has high conservation needs.
In this sense, Biomares resorted to the help of community funds and co-financing projects, with the objective of creating infrastructures that allow to reconcile nautical and recreational activities with the conservation of the most sensitive areas. Marine grasslands, destroyed in the last decade, have also been covered by recovery programs aimed at restoring previously existing habitats.
The preservation of the environment is even more important, since the prairies are areas, where species such as cuttlefish, ray, sole or crab find refuge and food during the growth period.
On the Biomares website, the catalog of the main species that make up the Luiz Saldanha Marine Park is available for consultation. The images are by several photographers, who provide their records to the Biomares project.