The SOS uniquely brings together leadership companies from the diverse Ocean Business Community: shipping, oil and gas, fisheries, aquaculture, seabed mining, tourism, renewable energy, ports, dredging, mining, submarine cables, marine science, engineering and technology, the maritime legal, financial and insurance communities, and others – as well as ocean stakeholders from the government, inter-governmental, academic and environment communities.
This event will gather stakeholders and policy-makers to discuss how the potential of deep-sea sponges can be unlocked and how this research can support key policies and legislation, such as the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD), EU Maritime Strategy for the Atlantic Ocean Area, the Galway Statement on Atlantic Ocean Cooperation, as well as international agreements established to conserve Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems (VMEs) and Ecologically or Biologically Sensitive Areas (EBSAs).
European Maritime Day (EMD) is the annual EU meeting point on maritime affairs and blue growth. It targets maritime professionals, entrepreneurs and ocean leaders. The event and exhibition will take place on 16-17 May 2019 at the Lisbon Congress Centre in Portugal. The focus for the 2019 edition will be on blue entrepreneurship, innovation and investment.
Movement Ecology recently emerged as an independent discipline that integrates movement, its consequences and its origins across taxonomic groups.
The landscape of environmental research infrastructures (RI) and networks is constantly evolving. New RI projects have emerged and some RIs and networks were reorganized (e.g. new RIs supported by H2020 IA calls and new RIs via ESFRI roadmap update process) during the lifetime of the ENVRIplus project. To ensure that the ENVRIplus is serving the entire environmental RI community - also the new RIs – ENVRIplus organizes an annual gathering of the whole ENVRI community.
The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) seeks to foster a diverse, international scientific community that creates, integrates and communicates knowledge across the full spectrum of aquatic sciences, advances public awareness and education about aquatic resources and research, and promotes scientific stewardship of aquatic resources for the public interest.
The British Phycological Society (BPS) announces its 67th Annual Meeting in Oban, Scotland. The BPS's stated vision is "to advance education by the encouragement and pursuit of all aspects of the study of algae and to publish the results of this research in a journal, and also in other publications which shall from time to time appear desirable, provided that all publications of the Society shall be available to the general public."
A match-making event that brings together innovators and the financial community to sustainably develop the Blue Economy of the Mediterranean Sea basin, while protecting its marine resources.
The OECD projects that the global maritime economy will grow at twice the rate of the mainstream economy by 2030. The potential of the Blue Economy for sustainable growth and job creation around the Mediterranean Sea basin can play a significant role in stabilizing the region, whilst safeguarding its unique natural and cultural capital.
The theme for this year’s conference is Thriving or Surviving – Creating Resilient Fisheries.
The branch has put together a programme of talks that incorporates sessions from the freshwater, transitional and marine environments. Conference sessions will cover a wide range of topics over the three days including
Around 30% of the world's reefs are considered to be already severely damaged by human activity, and climate models predict a regular bleaching of nearly 90% of all reefs by the middle of the century.