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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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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
EMBRIC Free Data Consultancy Service
EMBRIC are offering a free data management consultancy service to assist marine scientists who feel they would like to know how to use available data resources more widely. The Configurator provides...
February 8, 2018
European Marine Board releases 6th Forum Message
Integration, capacity-building and engagement in science, along with science-based societal debate, are key to support the Sustainable Development Goals, and the European Marine Board is committed to...
February 8, 2018
Love the Ocean campaign launched
The Sea Change project, funded by Horizon 2020 and lasting for three years, has recently launched its Love the Ocean campaign as a way of bringing the project to a close. The campaign, which will...
February 8, 2018
'Getting better value from our coasts' webinar
A new 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...
February 7, 2018
New portal of Europe’s most comprehensive infobase on Marine Knowledge just launched
COLUMBUS and EurOcean teamed up to build a fully revamped user-friendly tool for you to find out who is doing what and their research achievements in marine research. The new BETA version of EurOcean...
January 26, 2018
EMBRIC marine data consultancy service now available to marine biotechnology community
EMBRIC's marine data consultancy serviceis now available to a wider audience. The platform provides an entry point into the complex landscape of existing informatics data resources, especially around...
January 26, 2018
Research indicates Polar bear population decline may have been underestimated
A predicted population decrease of polar bears by around 30 per cent over the next three to four decades may have been underestimated, according to research from the Scottish Association for Marine...
January 26, 2018
Marine Institute Networking & Travel Awards
The Marine Institute has launched their 2018 edition of their Networking & Travel Awards. The funding programme consists of three different types of awards, all of which are open until 31...
January 25, 2018
EMODnet OpenSeaLab - 3-Day Hackathon in 7 minute video
EMODnet have released a short documentary video about their first Open Data Competition - Open Sea Lab. The video gives an overview of the event and award ceremony with interviews of participants....
January 25, 2018
Expert Review of the Second Order Draft of the IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 °C
The Expert Review of the Second Order Draft of the IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 °C will run from 08 Jan 2018 to 25 Feb 2018. Registration will be open until 18 Feb 2018 23:59 (CST).
January 10, 2018
EMODnet launches new website
EMODnet, a data collecting website within the European marine sector, have recently launched an entirely new website. The updated version includes a more streamlined website, as well as a neater way...
December 5, 2017
IMBeR: into the future - Science Plan and Implementation Strategy approved
The IMBeR Science Plan snd Implementation Strategy (SPIS) has now been approved by IMBeR’s sponsors – the Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR) and Future Earth. The Science Plan has three...
November 22, 2017
H2020 2018-2019 work programme announced
The Horizon 2020 2018-2019 work programme has been announced. The file can be found in full on the European Union website. Also, the Call for Proposals have been announced, and are either open or...
November 8, 2017
IPBES primer documents now available
IPBES has made available phase 1 message 'primers'. These are short briefing documents that provide key information about each of the assessments that members will consider for approval at the sixth...
October 25, 2017
New European Marine Board Policy Brief on Marine Citizen Science
The European Marine Board has issued a press release on a new Policy Brief which addresses the question "Why Marine Citizens Science?", and presents the wide scope of applications in marine science...
October 10, 2017
Preannouncement of BiodivERsA & Belmont Forum 2017-18 call
Scenarios of biodiversity and ecosystem services
The Belmont Forum and BiodivERsA will soon launch a joint call on the following theme: Scenarios of biodiversity and ecosystem services.   The call is planned to be launched in October 2017, with a...
September 27, 2017
The Ocean Revealed
New reference work for a better understanding of the ocean and its issues in the 21st century
The ocean revealed is a collection of 130 articles by over 160 researchers and specialists (including EuroMarine co-Chairs). For a better understanding of the ocean in the 21st century, this...
September 26, 2017
Call for Signatures for Statement
EuroMarine are encouraging relevant parties and individuals to sign a statement relating to Australia's recent change in marine conservation plans. The signature's that are being requested are in...
August 30, 2017