DEVOTES presented at 3rd Ocean of Tomorrow Conference

Angel Borja (AZTI), coordinator of the project, presented DEVOTES at the 3rd Ocean of Tomorrow Conference: What results so far for healthy and productive seas and oceans?, 11 November 2015, at the European Commission in Brussel (Belgium). The objectives of the conference were: to present the results of projects funded under the Seventh Framework Programme for Research and […]

First Meeting of the Regional Seas Indicators Working Group

Alice Newton (NILU) and Kemal Can Bizsel (DEU) represented DEVOTES at the First Meeting of the Regional Seas Indicators Working Group, 23 October 2015, Renaissance Istanbul Bosphorus Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey. The meeting was hosted by UNEP and attended by representative of most Regional Seas. The contributions made by the DEVOTES project were much appreciated and, […]

DEVOTES at the 17th Global Meeting of the Regional Seas Conventions and Action Plans

The results of the Devotes project will be presented by Dr Angel Borja at the 17th Global Meeting of the Regional Seas Conventions 20-23rd October in Istanbul, hosted by UNEP. The DEVOTES Dissemination and Communication Team have prepared a set of posters for the meeting room and information materials that will be available for the […]

31st Regular Meeting of the Commission on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution

Dr Irina Makarenko of the Black Sea Commission has invited the DEVOTES project to present their results at the 31st Regular Meeting of the Commission on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution (Black Sea Commission) on 8th October, 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey.   DEVOTES will be represented by Dr. Kemal Can Bizsel from […]

AZTI Press release: The integrated assessment of marine status is the main topic of a summer school organized by AZTI

Within the context of the World Oceans Day, the Aquarium of San Sebastián hosts sessions on 9th and 11th The integrated assessment of marine status is the main topic of a summer school organized by AZTI International experts will show the most innovative tools to assess the marine status The new research focus integrates all […]

Announcement: EEFSItE 2015

The 13th European Ecological Federation (EEF) and 25th Italian Society of Ecology (SItE) joint conference, Rome 21 – 25 September 2015 EEF and SItE are delighted to invite you to take part in their joint conference on the theme of “Ecology at the interface”, to be held in Rome from 21st to 25th September 2015 at the […]

Announcement: DEVOTES-EUROMARINE Summer School, 9-11 June 2015

This FP7 DEVOTES project course falls into the first scientific priority and emerging fields identified by the FP7 EuroMarine programme (Understanding marine ecosystems for healthy oceans). Additionally, it could be considered one of the six ’emerging fields’ identified: “Complex interactions including tipping points, regime shifts and shifting assemblages in marine ecosystems”, since the management of […]

Submit your abstract to the DEVOTES ECSA 55 Special Session!

We are pleased to announce that the DEVOTES is organizing a Special Session at the ECSA 55 entitled “Everyone is involved in Risk Assessment and Risk Management, so how do we achieve good status of transitional and marine waters?”  This session addresses the risks to good status in the continuum from transitional through to coastal and offshore waters […]

Announcement: Aquatic Biodiversity and Ecosystems Conference, 30th Aug-­4th Sept 2015, Liverpool

Registration and and abstract submission are now open for the Aquatic Biodiversity and Ecosystems Conference. The Aquatic Biodiversity and Ecosystems: Evolution, Interactions and Global Change meeting is a conference for aquatic scientists (both marine and freshwater) with a focus on evolution, interactions and long-term change – particularly how these shape patterns of biodiversity and the relationships between biodiversity and ecosystem functioning. […]

Successful second DEVOTES Annual Meeting

DEVOTES Annual Meeting 2014, Ancona (Italy), 2-5 December Two years after the kick-off, the DEVOTES (DEVelopment Of innovative Tools for understanding marine biodiversity and assessing good Environmental Status) project, funded by the European Commission under the FP7 research programme, convened for its 2nd Annual Meeting. The very successful meeting was hosted by the partner CoNISMA […]