Webinar: Nigeria Fish Futures – 8 December 2021, Online

WorldFish, in collaboration with Aquaculture Africa Magazine, will gather research leaders, key investors and government ministers to launch a new book called ‘Nigeria Fish Futures’. The book highlights the role of fish and aquatic foods in sustainably feeding and nourishing Nigeria’s rapidly growing population. During the webinar, WorldFish’s Technical Lead for Sustainable Aquaculture based in Nigeria, Rohana […]

Workshop: An overview of the progress in the ocean energy sector – 8 December 2021, Online

Organized as a side event of OEE2021, the third OceanSET Knowledge Sharing workshop will present results of the third survey carried out across Member States and Ocean Energy device developers in Europe. The results will focus on Member States and partnering non-EU countries’ policy and infrastructure, nationally funded projects, technology costs and performance, and suggestions […]

Towards a Maritime Sector Fit for 55 – 7 December 2021, Online

There is significant potential to reduce shipping emissions, as many technical and operational measures can contribute to decarbonising the sector. On 14 July 2021, the European Commission adopted a series of legislative proposals setting out how it intends to achieve climate neutrality in the EU by 2050. Several are included in the Fit for 55 […]

Launch of Ocean Watch – 30 November 2021, Online

Access to data is critical to support policy makers, non-governmental organization and civil society act to restore and protect the health of the ocean. Without the stable foundation of healthy ecosystems, meeting many of the goals for equitable ocean economic development will not be possible. This webinar will launch Ocean Watch, a new open data […]

Webinar: Blue Solutions Virtual Ceremony – 30 November 2021, Online

Learn about the outcomes and lessons of MSP, Blue Economy and Blue Leadership training implemented worldwide along the 8 years of the project Blue Solutions. You can follow the webinar via this link. via Blue Solutions Have any news or opportunity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to info_at_nf-pogo-alumni.org

7th episode released of the podcast series ‘If Oceans Could Speak’

The EU4Ocean Coalition released its 7th podcast, where they are following Kimberly Aiken, Research and Policy Associate for the Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition (ASOC), in her journey to her polar career. You can listen to the episode here. via EU4Ocean Have any news or opportunity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to info_at_nf-pogo-alumni.org

Blue-Cloud Hackaton: Decode the Ocean! – 7 – 9 February 2022, Online

The Blue-Cloud Hackathon is an open invitation to marine scientists & researchers, data scientists, ICT experts, innovators, students, and anyone who is passionate about the Ocean to explore and test Blue-Cloud: A new, Open Science platform for the marine domain offering a wealth of data, analytical tools and computing power to support you in developing […]

EMB Third Thursday Science Webinar – 16 December, Online

On Thursday 16 December, EMB is hosting its 16th Third Thursday science Webinar on the topic of ‘Marine Geohazards in Europe: A Hidden Threat to Coastal Settlements and Blue Economy’. This webinar is build on the science presented in EMB’s new soon-to-be published Position Paper, and will include presentations and a discussion session with Professor Heidrun Kopp and […]

SEER Webinar #1: Underwater Noise & Entanglement Considerations for Offshore Wind Farms – 30 November 2021, online

Description:  At the direction of the U.S. Department of Energy, the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are jointly leading the U.S. Offshore Wind Synthesis of Environmental Effects Research (SEER) project, a multi-year collaborative effort designed to facilitate knowledge transfer for offshore wind environmental research around the world. Learn more […]

Webinar: Propelling the Blue Economy: Connecting Our Oceans, Our People, Our Future – 23 – 25 November 2021

Save the date 🗓 23-25 November 2021 🔔 “Propelling the Blue Economy: Connecting our Oceans, our People, our Future” 🌊 📲 Join this interdisciplinary platform to discuss the most recent innovations, and solutions to achieve a sustainable #BlueEconomy in #Canada. IOC-UNESCO Programme Specialist Alison Clausen will give a keynote on the first day! Discover more 👉 here. […]

6th International Marine Connectivity Conference – 6 – 8 December 2021, Paris, France

The 6th International Marine Connectivity Conference is a joint event, which will gather participants from both the iMarCo and the SEA-UNICORN initiatives. This conference marks the start of a new and exciting stage in the development of an international network for promoting collaborative projects among European scientists interested in the study of marine connectivity. For […]

Webinar: EuroSea 2nd Anniversary – 25 November 2021, Online

EuroSea is a large European Union project helping stakeholders to co-design European ocean observing and forecasting services and products that deliver information and support decision-making in the areas of climate, coastal and maritime activities, and ocean health. This short and informative webinar will feature EuroSea scientists and representatives of international and intergovernmental organizations discussing the […]

6th episode released of the podcast series ‘If Oceans Could Speak’

The EU4Ocean Coalition released its 6th podcast, where professors Rachael Lorna Johnstone and Mia Bennet explore the Sustainability and challenges of the Arctic ocean. You can listen to the episode here. via EU4Ocean Have any news or opportunity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to info_at_nf-pogo-alumni.org

Survey on climate change, its effects and solutions in marine and coastal environments – Deadline 16 February 2022

MacBios is asking people from around the world to share their perception of climate change, the value of marine and coastal ecosystems, the threats facing these ecosystems and potential management solutions. You can take the survey here till 16 February 2022. via MacBios Have any news or opportunity in ocean sciences to share? Send it […]

OASIS for a Clean Ocean Satellite Activity for UN Ocean Decade Clean Ocean Laboratory – 18 & 19 November 2021

Please join Observing Air-Sea Interactions Strategy (OASIS) and SOLAS for a community discussion of how observations and understanding of air-sea interactions can support a clean ocean! This satellite event of the UN Ocean Decade Clean Ocean Laboratory will highlight integrated air-sea flux observation strategies and their benefits to support a clean ocean, while hearing from Early Career Ocean Professionals […]

Webinar: NZ Seafloor Community Classification – 18 November 2021, online

The NZ SCC represents the composition and distribution of seafloor communities and has been developed as a resource to support ongoing marine spatial planning in Aotearoa New Zealand. The two-part webinar will cover how the NZ SCC was developed and how it will help inform marine spatial planning processes.   NZ SCC Part 1 | Developing the New Zealand Seafloor […]

Webinar: Margaret “CANOPY MEG” Lowman Joins DIVE IN WITH LIZ AND SYLVIA – 02 December 2021, online

THURSDAY, 2 DECEMBER – 6PM ET / 3PM PT Margaret “Meg” Lowman Ph.D., known affectionately throughout the world as “Canopy Meg”, is a global pioneer in forest canopy ecology. She is one of the world’s foremost “arbornauts”; someone who explores and studies the vast forest canopies that make up what Meg has termed as the Earth’s “eighth […]

Webinar: Supporting Action in Small Island Developing States (SIDS), Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and Land-Locked Developing Countries (LLDCs) in the Ocean Decade – 24 November 2021, online

The United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030) (‘the Ocean Decade’) has a strong focus on ensuring that Decade Actions engage and benefit stakeholders across geographies, genders and generations. Small Island Developing States (SIDS), Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and Land-Locked Developing Countries (LLDCs), including Africa, are considered privileged partners of the Ocean Decade. They […]

Webinar: Remote Sensing and Smart Tech for Marine Litter – Ocean Decade Laboratory Satellite Activity – 18th & 19th November 2021

Description: The satellite event aims to raise awareness, among Member States and stakeholders, about the state-of-the-art capabilities and limitations of remote sensing to support the monitoring and management of marine litter, by means of instruments on board of satellites, aircraft, and drones. Creating this awareness is an essential part to align needs with capabilities and […]

European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction – 24 – 26 November 2021, Matosinhos, Portugal

The European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction (EFDRR) forms the regional platform structure of Europe and aims to address the regional disaster risk challenges. It serves as a forum for other stakeholders to take a shared responsibility and make actionable commitments to reduce disaster risk. The conference, true to the multi-stakeholder spirit of the Sendai […]

GEO week 2021 – 22 – 26 November 2021, Ferrara, Italy

This year is one of the most important with major milestones linked to global policy agendas. There is the COP26 to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, there is also the COP15 to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity, the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development and the UN Decade […]

5th Episode released of the podcast series ‘If Oceans Could Speak’

The EU4Ocean Coalition releases its 5th podcast, where Dr Tymon Zielinski (a member of EMB’s Communication Panel) and Dr Volker Rachold share their hopes and concerns about the future of the Arctic ocean. You can listen to the episode here. via EU4Ocean Have any news or opportunity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to […]

Celebrating 10 years of JPI Oceans: Art & Photo Awards

Art and photography are vital to close the emotional gap between society and our marine environment. With these Awards, JPI Oceans wishes to bolster the role of visual arts in tackling the challenge of communicating about the Earth’s largest ecosystem. It therefore welcome entries addressing the three interconnected priority areas of JPI Oceans: Ocean Health, […]

The Green Track : Call for events

On the Green Track is a European Union campaign on biodiversity and nature for young people, organized in collaboration with the Global Biodiversity Youth Network (GYBN). It will be implemented in spring 2022, ahead of the second phase of the UN Biodiversity Conference CBD COP15 and during the European Year of Youth. To amplify the […]

Webinar & Workshop: #MarineData4Africa – 30 Nov 2021 – 7 & 8 Dec 2021, online

Description: After two successful international events in Asia and America, the #MarineData4Africa event will cater to users of ocean and coastal data working in Africa. Through this event, the Copernicus Marine Service aims to engage with the marine communities in Africa, and share its global ocean data products and knowledge that can be used to […]

Call for SPARC Scientific Steering Group (SSG) nominations – Deadline 21 November 2021

We are currently inviting nominations from highly enthusiastic and dedicated experts to  become a member of the SPARC Scientific Steering Group (SSG) – you can either nominate a candidate or nominate yourself. The SSG and co-chairs guide SPARC’s priorities and research activities and work together with, and are supported by, the SPARC project office. The SSG provides leadership for SPARC […]

Remote Sensing for Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions Studies and Applications Workshop – 1-3 December 2021, online

The European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT), with the support of SOLAS and the Copernicus programme, is organising an online workshop on Remote Sensing for Ocean-Atmosphere interaction studies and applications on 1-3 December 2021. Invited Speakers:  C. A. Clayson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA; C. Gentemann, Farallon Institute California, USA; Y. Hongbin, National Aeronautics and […]

Webinar: Marine Biodiversity Networking Fridays – November 12th, 2021, online

On November 12th, 2021, 1-2 PM UTC, we will have our first Marine Biodiversity Networking Friday, which will be brought to you by the Marine Biodiversity Observation Network (MBON) and the AIR Centre. This session, MBON and the organization of a global community for the Ocean Decade: Priorities, benefits, and co-design strategies, will engage participants […]

Expanding Ocean Acidification Observing capacity to take action – November 9th 2021, online

Don’t miss our very own @KIsensee, @steve_swi, and @carol_turley  discuss the importance of increase OA observing capacity at the @SDGoals Pavilion tomorrow at #COP26   Access the Livestream here. via SDG Pavilion Have any news or opportunity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to info_at_nf-pogo-alumni.org

Conference: Achieving 30×30 for Our Coasts, Oceans, and Communities – November 9th and 10th, 2021, online

Join us for this free 2-day virtual conference on November 9th and 10th, 2021, 9:00 am – 1:30 pm PST. This conference will explore the 30×30 movement to protect 30% of coasts and oceans by 2030, reversing the negative impacts of biodiversity decline and climate change. To register for the conference and for more information, please […]

Webinar: Planning for coastal and marine heritage in a changing climate – 16 December 2021, online

Presented by: Erin Seekamp of North Carolina State University Date/Time: Thursday, December 16, 1 pm US EST/10 am US PST/6 pm UTC Description: Heritage sites represent our inherited traditions, objects, monuments, and land and seascapes that provide cultural connections and identities as well as societal benefits. Yet, coastal heritage sites are overwhelmingly at risk from climate change induced […]

The European Maritime Day – 19 & 20 May 2022, Ravenna, Italy

European Maritime Day (EMD), targeting professionals from businesses, governments, public institutions, NGOs and academia, is the annual two-day event during which Europe’s maritime community meet to network, discuss and outline joint action on maritime affairs and sustainable blue economy. It will be co-organized by the European Commission, the City of Ravenna and the Region of […]

Artic Frontiers 2022 Pathways – 31 January – 3 February 2022 , online & Tromsø, Norway

The 2022 theme of Arctic Frontiers, Pathways, reflects on the choices the Arctic is facing when addressing pressing global challenges. The urgency for action will be discussed in terms of pathways to economic development, sustainability, climate action, security, stability and respect for science in decision-making. This event is co-organized by the University of Bergen and Academia […]

World Congress of Marine Stations – 17 – 19 November 2021, online

The World Congress of Marine Stations (WCMS) will bring together those responsible for Marine Stations and Marine Station networks from around the world to progress towards the full establishment of World Association Marine Stations (WAMS). The first two days of the online Congress will include a range of overviews of marine stations from across the […]

Blue Economy Conference at SEALOGY – 18 November 2021, Ferrara, Italy

In May 2021, the European Commission published a Communication for a Sustainable Blue Economy. It set forth a new approach, which fully embeds the blue economy into the  The Conference, organized by DG MARE in coordination with SEALOGY, builds on the EC’s Communication for a Sustainable Blue Economy and offers the opportunity to debate the importance of a […]

The Partnership for Observation of the Global Ocean (POGO) launches its new strategy

The purpose of this strategy is to look forward to POGO‘s priorities for future years. It updates the previous strategic document taking into account the current international context, including the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development and the part that POGO and its members are playing within it. The document reaffirms POGO’s commitment to […]

Participate in the competition “Ocean of Changes” – Deadline 26 November 2021

The Institute of Oceanology PAN  together with Storware, Today We Have, Ocean of Changes and Sopot Science Association are organizing a competition in which they invite youngsters between 18 – 28 years old to share their vision how the world will or should look like in 2050. In this task the participants are challenged to distinguish scientific […]

Call for projects on Climate and Ocean by Youth4Ocean – Deadline 15 December 2021

The Youth4Ocean Forum is launching a new call for project proposals, designed to promote the ideas of young change-makers! They are looking for young people all across Europe that either are or would like to develop an ocean and climate-related project and who are keen to become Young Ocean Advocates. To find out more and […]

Join the Ocean Decade at COP26

The Ocean Decade provides a framework that convenes across geographies, scales and disciplines to co-design and co-deliver the knowledge needed to fill critical knowledge gaps and develop ocean-based solutions to meet planetary challenges such as climate change. Generation and use of such knowledge will require a robust enabling environment with adequate resources, capacity and access […]

Webinar DIVE IN with Liz and Sylvia: Jeff Kirschner And Melody – 11th November 2021, Online

Former world backpacker turned bartender, Jeff Kirschner is a serial entrepreneur with a love for storytelling. When his 4-year-old daughter saw a plastic tub of cat litter in the woods, little did Jeff realize that it would be the spark for creating Litterati – a data science company focused on creating a litter-free world. With […]

ONWARD Webinar Series: Analysis Of Environmental Factors Supporting Recurring Cholera Outbreaks In Sub-Saharan Africa – Friday, 5th November 2021, Online

Speaker: Cristiane Girotto (CEng, BEng (Hons), MRes) The world has experienced seven pandemics of cholera that infected and killed thousands of people on six continents and, while cholera seems to be contained in many parts of the world, Africa still face major challenges in controlling this disease, the continent has been badly beaten by cholera […]

8th EMB Forum – Supporting The Ocean Decade In Europe – 01 December 2021, Online

The 8th EMB Open Forum which will take place as a hybrid event on Wednesday 1st December 2021 from 09:30 – 16:00 CET, at BluePoint, Brussels and online. Held the end of the first year of the Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, the topic will be “Supporting the Ocean Decade in Europe”. The aim of the Forum […]

Call for Nominations for New Members of The IMBeR Scientific Steering Committee – Deadline 09 November 2021

IMBeR, (www.imber@info) invites nominations for new members of its Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) for a term beginning on 1 January 2022. Please send nominations to the IMBeR International Project Office-Canada (imber@dal.ca) by Monday 9 November 2021. SSC members serve for a period of three years, with the potential of renewing for an additional 3-year term. IMBeR are […]

Navigating the Future Series Video

To mark two years since the launch of Navigating the Future V, EMB have released a video highlighting the Navigating the Future publication series. The video features interviews with John Bell (Director ‘Healthy Planet’, DG RTD, European Commission), Sigi Gruber (Former Head of Healthy Ocean & Seas Unit, DG RTD, European Commission), Vladimir Ryabinin (Executive […]

COP26 Virtual Ocean Pavilion – Free access to live and on-demand COP26 ocean events

INVITATION Join us at the COP26 Virtual Ocean Pavilion for access to live and on–demand COP26 ocean events, to explore virtual exhibition booths and discover the Treasure Trove to learn more about the ocean and climate connection. Dedicated to showcasing why the ocean matters in climate negotiations and to all life on our planet, the […]

FY2022 Marine Debris Removal – Deadline 14 January 2022

Grant Application Deadline: Friday, January 14, 2022 Application Information: More information Description: This funding opportunity requires a Letter of Intent to be submitted for competitive review before a full proposal can be submitted. LOIs must be received via email as an attachment (to grants.marinedebris@noaa.gov) no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern time, September 24, 2021. If invited […]

FY22-23 CRCP International Coral Reef Conservation Grants and Cooperative Agreements – Deadline 01 December 2021

Grant Application Deadline: Wednesday, December 1, 2021 Application Information: More information Description: The NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program (CRCP) provides matching grants and cooperative agreements for international coral reef conservation projects. CRCP solicits proposals that will support the NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program Strategic Plan (Strategic Plan-2018) which uses a resilience-based management approach, focused on […]

NOAA 2022 Environmental Literacy Program – Deadline 01 November 2021

Grant Application Deadline: Monday, November 1, 2021 Application Information: Grant information Description: The NOAA Office of Education has issued a competitive funding opportunity for projects that develop the collective environmental literacy necessary for communities to take actions that build resilience to extreme weather and climate change in ways that contribute to community health, social cohesion, […]

2022 UN Ocean Conference – 27-29 October 2021

Conference Date: Saturday, January 1, 2022 to Saturday, December 31, 2022 Date to be determined. The forthcoming Ocean Conference, co-hosted by the Governments of Kenya and Portugal, comes at a critical time as the world is strengthening its efforts to mobilize, create and drive solutions to realize the 17 Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. As one of […]

WIOGEN Ocean Governance Virtual Conference – 27-29 October 2021

Conference Date: Wednesday, October 27, 2021 to Friday, October 29, 2021 The WIOGEN Ocean Governance Virtual Conference aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and policy makers to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Ocean Governance in the Western Indian Ocean. It will provide an interdisciplinary platform to meaningfully network […]

ConsMark 2021 – 27-30 October 2021

Conference Date: Wednesday, October 27, 2021 to Saturday, October 30, 2021 Changing Behavior in a changing climate This virtual conference is hosted by ConsMark (Conservation Marketing and Engagement Working Group), which is part of the Society for Conservation Biology. Location: Virtual Link: https://www.runtheworld.today/… via ConsMark Have any news or opportunity in ocean sciences to share? Send it […]

74th Annual Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute Meeting – 8-12 November 2021

Conference Date:  Monday, November 8, 2021 to Friday, November 12, 2021 The 74th Annual Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute (GCFI74) will be held between the 8-12 November 2021 in Destin – Fort Walton Beach (Florida, USA), and virtually if necessary. Location: Destin – Fort Walton Beach, Florida or virtual Link: https://www.icriforum.org/even… via ICRI Have any news or […]

IPCC at COP26 – 31 October – 12 November 2021

Join #IPCC at #COP26 in Glasgow! Throughout @COP26 we will be live streaming a multitude of events covering all aspects of #climatechange from the #COP26SciencePavilion, jointly hosted by us, @WMO  & the UK @MetOffice. Read more here. via IPCC Have any news or opportunity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to info_at_nf-pogo-alumni.org

Webinar: Supporting self-financing mechanisms in MPAs – Nov 17, 2021 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM CET

Presented by: Guillaume Le Port and Nastazia Femmami of BlueSeeds Description: This webinar will present two support programs: visitor fees and concession agreements. These programs empower and build MPA staff’s capacity to manage their site or network’s local financing mechanisms over the long term. These programs are designed by BlueSeeds, a French company based in […]

One Ocean Science Website – A virtual Journey

One Ocean Science – a virtual journey of ocean and climate research, with Andreas Oschlies, Professor of Marine Biogeochemical Modelling at #GEOMAR: Watch the video here. @MerGouv @Ifremer_fr More videos and summaries of research about the ocean and climate are available in the website. via OOS Have any news or opportunity in ocean sciences to share? […]

Making the Black Sea Blue by the EU4Ocean Coalition – 29 October & 5 November 2021, online

Focusing on marine litter, the Black Sea basin event of the EU4Ocean Coalition will give space to fruitful interactions between young people, teachers, policy-makers and government representatives, NGOs and all kinds of relevant stakeholders. This event is supported by the Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries of the European Commission. For more information and to register, […]

Call for Abstracts: International Symposium on Climate Change & Water – 31 May-2 June 2022, Tours (France)

The international symposium Climate change & Water will be held on May 31 and June 1 and 2, 2022, in Tours in the Centre-Val de Loire region of France. This international conference is open to the academic world and to socio-economic partners concerned by the variability of the water cycle and adaptation to extreme events. […]

Ocean Literacy Festival in the Black Sea – 31 October 2021, online

Supported by the Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries of the European Commission, the EU4Ocean Coalition is organizing its Black Sea Ocean Literacy Festival, which will showcase ocean literacy initiatives and activities from all countries of the Black Sea. The overall aim of the Black Sea Ocean Literacy Festival is to connect Black Sea ocean literacy actors and showcase […]

2nd Ocean Observers Workshop – 29, 30 November & 1 December 2021, online

The Ocean Observers is an international educational network of marine scientists and communicators, teachers, and other stakeholders who are willing to share marine science educational resources and experiences for exploring the possibilities to establish new international collaborative activities. Marine science education and outreach are fundamental tools to raise awareness among the communities that a monitored, preserved, and healthy ocean is […]

Call for Young Advocates from the Black Sea by Youth4Ocean

The Youth4Ocean Forum is launching a new call for project proposals, designed to promote the ideas of young change-makers in the Black Sea Region. All across the Black Sea Region, they are looking for young people that either are or would like to develop an ocean-related project and that are keen to become ‘Young Ocean […]

Geo Art Competition by Group on Earth Observations

Group on Earth Observations’ mission is to protect Mother Earth. To protect her means to understand her; to understand her, they measure and monitor her vitals and translate this important information into helpful tools that help you, your governments, and businesses make smart and informed decisions. GEO uses technology in space, in the air, underwater and on the ground as our eyes […]

Call for Decade Actions No. 02/2021 is open

The new Call for Decade Actions No. 02/2021 is an open invitation for partners from around the world to request endorsement for transformative Decade Actions that contribute to the Ocean Decade vision. The Call for Decade Actions No. 02/2021, the second of a series that will be launched every 6 months as part of the Ocean […]

GOOS Webinar: OCG Series #4 ASAP – Upper air profiles at sea – November 3, 2021, online

Weather balloon observations (so-called radiosoundings) are the only source of vertical in-situ profiles of temperature, humidity, and wind from the surface to the stratosphere. Almost all of the ca. 800 active radiosonde stations worldwide are located onshore whereas very view soundings are received from the data sparse ocean regions. Shipboard radiosoundings have the capability to […]

Ocean Storytelling Photography Grant 2021 – Deadline 30 November

At the Save Our Seas Foundation (SOSF), we have a strong history of supporting marine conservation and education projects and believe that to truly translate knowledge into effective, meaningful change we must communicate through engaging stories. An inspiring or compelling story can spur positive action in ways that no presentation of facts can. Applications are […]

Webinar Ocean Elders: Dee Boersma joins Dive In with Liz and Sylvia – Oct 28, 2021, Online

DIVE IN welcomes Dr. Dee Boersma, conservation biologist and Director of the Magellanic Penguin Project THURSDAY, 28 OCT – 6PM ET / 3PM PT. Register here https://bit.ly/3aVcpAf #DeeBoersma #OceanElders #DIVEINWITHUS @SylviaEarle @subseaconcierge via DIVE IN Have any news or opportunity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to info_at_nf-pogo-alumni.org

EuroSea Anniversary Webinar 25 November 2021, online

This webinar will feature EuroSea scientists and representatives of international and intergovernmental organizations discussing the implementation of an interdisciplinary European Ocean observing and forecasting system, responsive to the European policies in the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. For more information and registration, click here. via EuroSea Have any news or opportunity in ocean […]

Early Career Scientist Conference – 9 – 12 May 2022, St. John’ s, Newfoundland, Canada

To encourage greater involvement of young scientists in international scientific investigations and to foster their role in the management and stewardship of the marine environment, the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)​ and the North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES)​ are proud to announce the fourth Early Career Scientist Conference in May 2022 hosted by Fisheries and Oceans […]

The IPCC Report FAQ 5.1: How is life in the sea affected by climate change?

Life in most of the global ocean, from pole to pole & from sea surface to its bottom, is already experiencing higher temperatures due to human-driven #climatechange. Find out more in the #IPCC #ClimateReport on the Ocean & Cryosphere http://bit.ly/3aYRwlu via IPCC  Have any news or opportunity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to […]

Forum Business2Sea – 16 – 18 November 2021, Vigo, Spain & online

An international event dedicated to facilitate interaction among people and organizations and to promote projects and businesses within the marine economy, open to the participation of any organization. Strengthening the dynamics of strategic cooperation between all the marine economy stakeholders and raise social awareness about the need to protect oceans’ health are crucial aspects to benefit […]

Webinar Aquaculture going Circular – 9 November 2021, online

Aquaculture is already engaging in circular concepts, but how do we understand circularity in the industry? Join an informative and collaborative event discussing Circularity with high-level thinkers, circular economy experts, and leading aquaculture experts. This webinar will ‘unpack’ circularity and sustainability concepts, be inspired by early adopters, and help develop key policy messages. To find […]

Special session on biodiversity conservation in the High seas and Southern Ocean – 29 October 2021, Online

This session is organized as part of the International Sessions of Marine Research and Education Conference (MARESEDU-2021). The session will focus on the latest achievements of biodiversity conservation in the Southern Ocean and identifying the ways forward. The session consists of two parts with a series of key-note lecturers and panel discussions. More information on […]

Ocean Protection and Monitoring Technologies and Services – 20 October 2021, online

This webinar, jointly organized by the European Investment Bank, the European Commission’s Directorate General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, the European Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA), Copernicus Marine Services and OceanOPS, will present the latest developments on monitoring our seas so as to stimulate investment and partnerships between public institutions and private companies. For […]

Launch of OneOceanScience: a digital world tour of the ocean and climate science – 25 October 2021

In this digital world tour, OneOceanScience will highlight the mobilization of researchers around the world to describe and understand the interactions between the ocean and climate and to propose solutions to fight the climate crisis. More than thirty foreign scientific institutions have agreed to participate. Organized by The French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea […]

Discover newly endorsed Decade Actions

The Ocean Decade has endorsed ninety-four new Decade Actions across all ocean basins, building global momentum for ocean knowledge-based solutions ahead of major upcoming global summits on climate and biodiversity. To find out more, follow this link. The information is available on the newly revamped Ocean Decade website. via UN Have any news or opportunity in […]

Looking to the future: A new workplan for IUCN Europe

The European Work Plan is IUCN’s response to the environmental crisis which the world is facing. The European Work Plan reflects not only the actions foreseen in the European region, but also the influence that this region can have in the rest of the world. It is also Europe’s contribution to the wider global IUCN […]

Long term science on a tiny Island in the North Sea „Helgoland“ – National Geographic Article

National Geographic made a note on the “Helgoland Roads”, the ocean observation station located in Helgoland, and the people involved in its maintenance and the analysis of the samples and data. The work in this station has 60 years of uninterrupted ocean data observations! If you are interested in reading more about this story, read […]

OBIS webinar on genetic data – 28 October 2021

Evidence based on molecular methods is becoming increasingly common as a source of data for the biodiversity community. To get the full benefit from this work, it is important that these datasets are comparable and accessible across projects. Now it is possible to store and access occurrences from genetic data through OBIS and other biodiversity […]

AMBIEnCE Webinar: ‘Impact of coastal pollution on atmospheric chemistry and marine ecosystems’ – 20 October 2021

This Webinar is organized within the framework of AMBIEnCE project, and it will be held online (Zoom session) on October 20, 2021, at the University of Aveiro. This Webinar features presentations from experts exploring the different aspects of the impact of coastal pollution and anthropogenic stressors on atmospheric chemistry, air quality, and marine ecosystems. Registration […]

Call for abstracts: “International Ocean Data Conference 2022 – The Data We Need for the Ocean We Want” – Deadline 29 October 2021

Guidelines for the submission of an abstract Abstracts should be clear, concise, written, and presented in English. Presenters are requested to carefully proofread their abstract. For abstracts that are accepted authors will be asked to prepare full papers or poster presentations (in PDF format). Authors of oral presentations that could not be accommodated (due to time […]

Call for Expressions of Interest: Membership on the Ocean Decade Data Coordination Platform

The ambition of the Ocean Decade in relation to data, information and knowledge management includes significant enhancement of infrastructure, common approaches that enable interoperable data sharing and stewardship, and enhanced collaboration between data providers and users. This call for nominations is restricted to institutions and their representatives that have an interest in participating as a […]

Remote Sensing for Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions Studies and Applications Workshop – 1-3 December, 2021, online

The European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT), with the support of SOLAS and the Copernicus programme, is organising an online workshop on Remote Sensing for Ocean-Atmosphere interaction studies and applications on 1-3 December 2021. This workshop is designed to support and encourage collaboration that explore and promote the use of Remote Sensing products. It will consist of daily […]

Info Session: Transforming the EU’s Blue Economy for a Sustainable Future – The role of the Regions – 12 October 2021, Online

In May 2021, the European Commission published a Communication for a Sustainable Blue Economy. In this info session, relevant stakeholders will present and discuss the opportunities for a Green Recovery for the blue economy and the role of the regions as a path towards a sustainable blue economy in the EU. You can register here. via EU […]

Joint AtlantOS-AA-Data2030 Ocean Hour – 12 October 2021, Online

This AtlantOS Ocean Hour will provide an opportunity for community and stakeholder engagement in the development of the All-Atlantic Ocean Observing System. The speakers will share ideas, progress in specific topics, address issues in developing e.g. communities of practice, etc. Furthermore, this Ocean Hour will focus on the All-Atlantic Ocean Data Space (AAODS), especially on (1) how we need to best use our data, (2) […]

BANOS End Conference & DG RTD Session – 18 October 2021, Online

This is an opportunity to learn more about the future of R&I for healthy seas and ocean in Europe. The session is led by European Commission, DG RTD B4 Head of Unit Elisabetta Balzi. Opening address by Director Healthy Planet John Bell, DG RTD, in the preceding BANOS CSA End Conference session. Find the full programme here. via […]

First episode released of the podcast series ‘If Oceans Could Speak’

In the first episode of the podcast, released by members of the EU4Ocean Coalition, Thomas Wunderlich and Felix Lauber, Captain and Frist Officer of Germany’s Polar Reserach Vessel ‘Polarstern’, take you inside the Polarstern revealing her history, operations, and importance for scientific research in the Arctic and Antarctic. You can listen to the podcast here. […]

European Commission and UNESCO launch flagship guide on Maritime Spatial Planning

As we are developing the sustainable Blue Economy, Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) is an effective tool to coordinate the different activities at sea and prevent conflicts over the use of maritime space.  Building on decades of global leadership in setting up MSP guidelines, UNESCO and the European Commission are now launching a new MSP flagship […]

CCAMLR group creates video on Marine Protected Areas around Antarctica

The CallonCCAMLR group aims to develop a representative system of Marine Protected Areas that can serve the unique values of the Southern Ocean. With the support of the European Commission, the group created a video on the topic where you’ll hear from e.g. the Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries. You can watch the […]

First International Workshop on Antarctic RINGS – 9 – 12 March, 2022, Tromsø, NORWAY

SCAR Action Group RINGS will organize a 4-day workshop in beautiful Arctic Norway. The primary goal of this workshop is to generate synergies and international cooperation to develop more accurate and complete reference bed topography data for robust assessments of ice discharge from all around Antarctica. The secondary goal is to discuss relevant science plans […]

Call for Papers for Special Issue on “Marine Environment and Ecosystem” – Deadline 30 December 2021

We are preparing for the latest special issue on “Marine Environment and Ecosystem” in Open Journal of Marine Science (OJMS,ISSN Online: 2161-7392), which is an international academic journal devoted to the publication of original contributions in relevant areas. It is known that you are the expert in this field, we would like to invite you […]

European Scientific Advisory Board on Climate Change

The European Scientific Advisory Board on Climate Change will serve as a point of reference on scientific knowledge relating to climate change to underpin the European Union’s climate action and efforts to reach climate neutrality by 2050. To support the achievement of these objectives, the European Climate Law also provides for the establishment of a […]

IPCC releases fact sheet on the ocean

Based on the work conducted by the IPCC Working Group I (Physical Science Basis), contributing to the Sixth Assessment Report, a series of regional fact sheets have been released. These 11 regional fact sheets are an outreach product that is fully traceable to the Chapters, the Technical Summary and the Interactive Atlas of the Sixth […]

A brand-new podcast “If Oceans Could Speak”

The brand-new podcast “If Oceans Could Speak” is an initiative of The #EU4Ocean Coalition for Ocean Literacy. The podcast will share stories about the oceans around us, their value and vulnerability, as told through individual connections. By viewing ocean change through this human lens, “If Oceans Could Speak” hopes to raise awareness for, and inspire […]

OOPC Series: Dialogues on Boundary Systems: #5: Gulf Stream – 06 October 2021, Online

Societal uses and environmental health of the coastal ocean are impacted by outflows from human activities on land and by coastal to open-ocean exchange at  the edge of the continental shelf, which is strongly influenced by energetic shelf-edge boundary currents. Boundary currents are also significant in global budgets of heat, freshwater and biogeochemical constituents, and […]

Seminar: Baltic Sea ports as drivers of the sustainable blue economy – 22 October 2021, Online

SEArica is organizing a seminar dedicated to Baltic Sea ports as drivers of the sustainable blue economy, with the Informal Baltic Sea group and the CPMR Baltic Sea Commission with the support of the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions. This seminar will seek to outline current developments on how ports contribute to delivering carbon neutrality […]

Webinar: Impact of coastal pollution on atmospheric chemistry and marine ecosystems – 20 October 2021, Online

This online Webinar is t. This Webinar, organized within the framework of AMBIENcE project, features presentations from experts exploring the different aspects of the impact of coastal pollution and anthropogenic stressors on atmospheric chemistry, air quality, and marine ecosystems. For more information and registration, click here. via AMBIENcE Have any news or opportunity in ocean […]

10th International Workshop on Sea Ice Modelling, Data Assimilation & Verification – 26 – 28 October 2021, Toulouse, France & Online

The 10th International Workshop, which is part of a series organized by the International Ice Charting Data Assimilation Working Group (IICWG), aims at improving international capabilities to perform sea ice prediction on timescales ranging from hours to a season. The focus of the workshop is to discuss cross-cutting issues in sea ice modelling and assimilation […]

Webinar: Rapid Assessment of Sars-Cov-2 Transmission Risk for Fecally Contaminated River Water – September 28th, 2021

Speaker : Jamie Shutler. Associate Profesor, University of Exeter, UK. Following the outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), airborne water droplets have been identified as the main transmission route. Identifying and breaking all viable transmission routes are critical to stop future outbreaks, and the potential of transmission by water has been highlighted. By […]

Webinar: Engaging Users In Solving Coastal Issues – CEOS COAST Product Showcase – 05 October 14-15:30h CEST

CEOS Coastal Observations, Applications, Services, and Tools (COAST) seeks to engage with coastal stakeholders to guide the next stages of its ambition.  At this community webinar you will learn more about CEOS COAST and see product demonstrations directed at solving coastal issues in pilot regions. COAST EO applications will be co-developed and co-designed with users […]

Call for Expressions of Interest: New Project Offices

Future Earth Coasts (FEC), is seeking to broaden their geographic representation, so they are putting out a Call for Expressions of Interest to host Project Offices. You can find out more by clicking here. via FEC Have any news or opportunity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to info_at_nf-pogo-alumni.org

Webinar: MPAs as part of the climate solution: The role of blue carbon – 26 October 2021

Presented by: Sara Hutto of the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Date/Time: Tuesday, October 26, 1 pm US EDT/10 am US PDT/5 pm UTC Description: Well-managed marine protected areas (MPAs) protect valuable blue carbon habitats and processes, and they must be included in global and national mitigation and adaptation responses to climate change. Coastal and marine ecosystems play a […]