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World Oceans Day: Online session on microplastics

 In celebration of World Oceans Day, 8 June 2020 at 17:30 CEST, JPI Oceans will host a special Facebook live session focusing on the impacts of microplastics in the oceanic environment.

The session will be hosted on the JPI Oceans Facebook page. No event registration is needed. Questions are welcome and encouraged for the live Q&A. Questions can only be submitted during the event in written form, in the comments under the Facebook live post.

Plastic Pollution in our Ocean – Tackling a Mammoth Task

This lecture series has been organised to coincide with the exhibition 'Ocean Plastic Lab' which will be visiting Brussels at the time. The series of lectures will be delivered in English, Dutch and French, and members of the public are invited to attend, to enhance their knowledge on this increasingly urgent topic. The lectures will be provided by the German Marine Research Consortium, JPI Oceans, CSA Oceans 2 and the Royal Belgian Institute for Natural Sciences.

Fishackathon Event

Fishackathon is a worldwide hackathon event organised by UCA in Spain. The aim of the hackathon is to make Earth's waters, aquaculture, and fisheries more sustainable & equitable. Individuals can purchase tickets for €7, and can also donate sponsorship to the event. 

The event will thematically revolve around three core challenge sets: Sustainability, Enforcement and Marketplace. Many prizes are available for participants to win. These range from mentorship from potential investors to useful prizes from AWS. Teams can consist of a maximum of five individuals.