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This list includes all contents that are posted on the EuroMarine website and are considered as pieces of 'news'. This may include Calls, Activities, Documents and various subcategories of News. Please note that specific pages offering more advanced filtering options exist for Calls and for Activities. The present page offers filtering option for subcategories of other News.

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MATES Maritime Technologies Skills Strategy – Open for Feedback
The MATES Maritime Technologies Skills Strategy for the shipbuilding and offshore renewable energy sectors was unveiled at a participatory workshop on 29 September 2021. The objective of the Skills...
October 27, 2021
Black Sea CONNECT CSA launches online questionnaire for Workshop
Questionnaire for “Innovation for sustainability and economic growth in the Black Sea” Workshop
Black Sea CONNECT has launched an online questionnaire in all Black Sea countries targeting the business networks/actors operating in the Black Sea countries to map the innovation needs and potential...
October 12, 2021
BANOS End Conference & DG RTD Session
BANOS is hosting a Conference and  DG RTD Session on October 18 2021, Online 9.45 - 13.00 CEST. Learn more about the future of R&I for healthy seas and ocean in Europe. The session is led by...
October 12, 2021
SEALOGY - THE European Blue Economy Exhibition
SEALOGY® will host the European Commission Conference (organized by the DG for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries) “A new approach for a sustainable Blue Economy" on 18-20 November 2021.  This conference...
October 7, 2021
EMODnet : Biology products and services survey
EMODnet Biology, in collaboration with EMODnet Seabed Habitats, has created a questionnaire to capture your feedback. As a part of their ongoing commitment to ensure the data, products and services...
September 15, 2021
EMB Executive Director gives talk on OHH
On Thursday 9 September, EMB Executive Director Sheila Heymans presented at a webinar on "Human health is linked to the health of the ocean" as part of a webinar series hosted by Portuguese NGO...
September 15, 2021
EU4OCEAN’s #MakeMedPortsBlue photo contest
EU4OCEAN coalition is hosting a photography contest. The first phase of the contest will run from 2nd to the 19th of September 2021, midnight CET. The content is open to all 22 countries** of the...
September 13, 2021
European Maritime Transport Environmental Report 2021
A report by EMSA and the European Environment Agency, provides an analysis of the environmental pressures exerted by the maritime transport sector, presents up-to-date information on the relevant EU...
September 8, 2021
IPCC's AR6 Climate Change 2021:The Physical Science Basis
The IPCC's Working Group I contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report addresses the most up-to-date physical understanding of the climate system and climate change, bringing together the latest...
August 19, 2021
New podcast on on marine conservation and ocean science for sustainable development
The MeerWissen Initiative has just launched Ocean InSight – a new podcast series on marine conservation and ocean science for sustainable development, with unique perspectives from those on the...
July 22, 2021
New newsletter from KDM on UN Ocean Decade activities
The German Marine Research Consortium (KDM) have published a newsletter outlining their recent activities related to the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. The activities include...
July 14, 2021
Virtual conference for launch of the IPCC-IPBES co-sponsored workshop report
The IPBES-IPCC co-sponsored Workshop Report on biodiversity and climate change will be launched at a virtual media conference from 15:00-16:00 CEST tomorrow, Thursday, 10 June 2021. The launch will...
June 9, 2021
Compilation of dissolved organic matter (DOM) data obtained from global ocean observations from 1994 to 2020
This compilation consists of measurements of dissolved organic matter (DOM) and other chemical and hydrographic parameters obtained during the global ocean observations from 1994-01-01 to 2019-12-31...
April 28, 2021
Obstinate Nature
New book by Philippe Cury & Daniel Pauly
Philippe Cury (IRD, EuroMarine former co-Chair) and Daniel Pauly (University of British Columbia; leader of the Sea Around Us project) have just published Obstinate Nature (Odile Jacob Publishing)....
April 23, 2021
Report of the IPBES workshop on biodiversity and pandemics now available
In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, IPBES  organized a virtual Platform workshop on the link between biodiversity and pandemics, from 27-31 July 2020 . The full workshop report is now...
December 22, 2020
Research from EuroMarine Foresight Workshop published in Nature Climate Change
Results from a foresight workshop funded by EuroMarine in 2018 have been published as a paper in the Nature Climate Change publication, one of the leading climate change publications worldwide. "The...
November 5, 2020
My Ocean tool provides interactive ocean data map
The Copernicus Marine Service have launched a new tool which allows users to discover the ocean and its many different facets.  Users can interact with and explore the ocean's blue (physical), green...
October 2, 2020
Policy brief: Sustaining China's coastal resources: Recommendations to improve the state of the coasts in Hainan
Germany's Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT) has published a policy brief  “Sustaining China's coastal resources: Recommendations to improve the state of the coasts in Hainan”. The...
October 2, 2020
Innovative method allows to quantify scientific capacity building in marine studies
An innovative study, with authors from EuroMarine member organisation Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM) of the University of Aveiro (UA), has been published in the renowned magazine...
September 17, 2020
ATLAS Project Compendium of Results now published
The EU-funded Horizon2020 ATLAS Project has published its compendium of results, detailing the key achievements of the four-year project. The compendium, which captures the ATLAS team’s key outputs,...
July 24, 2020
IPBES 'Speed Dating with the Future' podcast launched
The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has launched its first podcast: Nature Insight - Speed Dating with the Future. Co-hosted by Rob Spaull,...
July 24, 2020
Global Sustainable Development Report 2019 Published
The Future is Now: Science for Achieving Sustainable Development
GSDR 2019
Following the international adoption of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2016, "The Future is Now: Science for Achieving Sustainable Development" (published 11 September 2019) reports...
November 7, 2019
A new research vessel for scientific expeditions
The company Norlengs GmbH has recently been conducting refits of the 24m arctic-rated vessel MV Ulla Rinman. From April 2020 this vessel will be available for hire for scientific expeditions and is...
October 17, 2019
Minke whale sound recorded for the first time off Scotland’s east coast
The Minke whale is one of the largest marine species regularly visiting the Scottish coast but its secretive and unpredictable lifestyle mean much of its behaviour remains a mystery. Now marine...
March 21, 2019
World Bank Announces New Global Fund for Healthy Oceans
PROBLUE, which was announced on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly, supports the implementation of the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goal 14, which covers the sustainable use of oceans, seas...
November 8, 2018
Maritime Spatial Planning for Blue Growth Webinar Series
The Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) Platform is organising a webinar series on the MSP for Blue Growth Study.  The 2018 study gives information on how MSP can assist Member States to foster the...
November 5, 2018
European Marine Board: Fourth Future Science Brief Published
The European Marine Board's (EMB) Future Science Brief No. 4 “Enhancing Europe's capability in marine ecosystem modelling” has recently been published, and is now available on the Board's website.
November 2, 2018
Pre-Announcement of Upcoming Call on Transdisciplinary Research for Ocean Sustainability
The Belmont Forum in collaboration with Future Earth
The Belmont Forum, in collaboration with Future Earth, will shortly be launching a Collaborative Research Action (CRA) call aimed at at bringing together researchers and other expertise across the...
October 11, 2018
Driving blue bioeconomy forward on a pan-European level
In mid-September, representatives of the regions of Crete, the Algarve, Brittany, Basque Country, Galicia, Occitania as well as Research Infrastructures such as EMBRC met in Heraklion, Greece, on the...
October 10, 2018
Private finance in marine ecosystem restoration webinar series
A webinar series focussed on marine ecosystem restoration provides fresh perspectives on how we can benefit from better planning for a healthy marine environment. GRID-Arendal and the Marine...
September 5, 2018
Paper published: 'The understorey of gorgonian forests in mesophotic temperate reefs'
An academic paper, entitled 'The understorey of gorgonian forests in mesophotic temperate reefs', has recently been published. The paper was partly funded by the EuroMarine Young Scientist Fellowship...
July 24, 2018
IOC-UNESCO launches new one-stop shop Ocean Literacy Portal
The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO has announced the launching of a new Ocean Literacy Portal. This Portal has been developed to provide a one-stop shop for ocean literacy...
July 13, 2018
Survey: Assessing the socio-economic impacts of investments in Research Infrastructures (RIs)
The Research Infrastructure imPact Assessment paTHwayS (RIPATHS) team has opened a survey aimed at assessing the socio-economic impacts of investments in Research Infrastructures. The survey is aimed...
June 26, 2018
ResponSEAble Project Webinars
The ResponSEAble project seeks to open up public discours on Ocean Literacy, and to make the population more aware of the effects humans are having as a whole on the Ocean. These webinars are aimed...
June 12, 2018
World Ocean Day for Schools: Show How Much You Love the Ocean!
World Ocean Day 2018 is taking place on 8 June. This year, organisers are hoping to bring huge awareness to the Ocean and the many issues it faces in the coming decades. This particular movement, '...
May 31, 2018
EOOS: Posters and Exhibitions Submission
Invitations are open to all relevant individuals for submission of posters for the European Ocean Observing System's (EOOS) poster exhibition. This exhibition will take place during the 2018 EOOS...
May 31, 2018
Kristineberg Marine Research and Innovation Centre Launched
On 25 May 2018, the new Kristineberg Marine Research and Innovation Centre was launched. The facility, which is currently owned by the University of Gothenburg, is a significant development for major...
May 28, 2018
EMODnet General Survey
The European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet) is currently looking for individuals to fill out a survey on the network's website. The survey will help ensure the continued quality of...
May 15, 2018
OpenUP Blog Competition for Early Career Researchers and Students
To showcase new innovations in research review, dissemination or assessment in research, the OpenUP final conference Opening UP the Research Life Cycle: Innovative Methods for Open Science will take...
May 15, 2018
Public Consultation on the Open Method of Coordination for EU Aquaculture
Public consultation on the open method of coordination for EU aquaculture will take place from 26 April-20 July 2018. Contributions that are collected during this period will be displayed on the...
May 2, 2018
UN 2020 Biodiversity Strategic Planning Timeline
The UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre, in collaboration with the Convention on Biological Diversity, have created a Biodiversity Strategic Planning timetable which outlines all...
May 2, 2018
EOOS Consultation 2018
The European Ocean Observing System (EOOS) is a coordinating framework designed to align and integrate Europe’s ocean observing capacity in the long-term; to promote a systematic and collaborative...
May 1, 2018
IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate
The expert review of the first order draft of the IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate will commence on 4 May this year. 
May 1, 2018
Working Group on Seasonal-to-Decadal Prediction of Marine Ecosystems
​​​​​The Working Group on Seasonal-to-Decadal Prediction of Marine Ecosystems (WGS2D) studies ocean predictions on timescales from seasons to decades in order to support marine resource management....
April 19, 2018
United Nations Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea: Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment
The Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea within the United Nations has a page extensively covering the division's Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment,...
April 19, 2018
EurOcean International Children’s Art Contest
EurOcean is inviting you to take part in the International Children’s Art Contest and have the works displayed at the “Your Ocean, Your Future” event to be held in Brussels, June 6th 2018. The...
April 18, 2018
G7 Social Media Content Challenge
On January 1, 2018, Canada assumed Presidency of the G7 group of industrialized countries. Canada’s presidency is orientated around 5 themes, one of which is “Working Together on Climate Change,...
April 18, 2018
Young Champions of the Earth Competition
The 2018 edition of the Young Champions of the Earth competition has had its application deadline extended to 16 April 2018. The competition is open to all interested, and submissions can cover a...
April 4, 2018
IPBES Media Release: 'Biodiversity and Nature’s Contributions Continue Dangerous Decline, Scientists Warn'
The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) recently released a media item, entitled 'Biodiversity and Nature’s Contributions Continue Dangerous...
March 23, 2018
EMB Navigating the Future V – 5 key areas for future marine science
The Marine Board Navigating the Future series provides regular pan-European summaries of the current status of marine research, priority recommendations and future scientific challenges in the...
February 21, 2018