Happy International Day of Biological Diversity 2016!

The United Nations declared May 22 the International Day of Biological Diversity to increase public awareness of biodiversity issues and to generate a greater understanding of the worth of Nature.     This date was chosen to commemorate the signing of the Convention on Biological Diversity in 1992. Every year this Day is dedicated to […]

DEVOTES Final Conference: registration is open!

The registration to the DEVOTES Final Conference “Marine Biodiversity – The Key to Healthy and Productive Seas” is  now open. Click here for more information.

NEAT Webinars

DEVOTES is organizing webinars to present one of the most challenging products of the project: the software NEAT (Nested Environmental status Assessment Tool). This software allows to assess the status of the different European seas in an integrative way, selecting areas, habitats, indicators, ecosystem components and descriptors in a flexible way. The aim of webinars is […]

DEVOTES breaks into EuroNews TV

After three days of filming a marine scientific expedition in the Baltic Sea, the EU funded project DEVOTES (DEVelopment Of innovative Tools for understanding and assessing good Environmental Status of marine waters) breaks into EuroNews. “Futuris”, the award-winning program of EuroNews on European science, research and innovation, selected DEVOTES as means to bring knowledge on […]

Earth Day – 22 April 2016

On Earth day, remember that 70% of our planet is Oceans   Athough the theme of Earth Day 2016 is trees, take a minute to think about marine plants. There are some marine trees, which are known as mangroves, that play a very important role in tropical, coastal zones. Mangrove forests are hotspots of biodiversity […]

First Announcement “Marine Biodiversity: the key to healthy seas” meeting (DEVOTES final meeting)

Marine Biodiversity: the key to healthy seas DEVOTES final meeting 17th to 19th October 2016, Brussels (Belgium) Venue: Madou building – European Commission’s Directorate-General for Education and Culture, Brussels (Belgium) Date: 17th – 19th October 2016 Organizers: DEVOTES Dissemination Team (finalmeeting@devotes-project.eu) Language: English   TOPICS: Marine Strategy  Framework Directive, marine monitoring, management measures, marine biodiversity assessment, cost-effectiveness, marine ecosystem services, […]

ICES Workshop held in Copenaghen

Workshop on providing a method to aggregate species within species groups for the assessment of GES for MSFD D1 (WKD1Agg) Biscay Room, ICES H.Q. Copenhagen, Denmark 10:00 29th February to 16:00 2nd March Chair: Anna Rindorf, Denmark In response to a special request from DG ENV, ICES will be providing guidance on a number of […]

World Water Day – 22nd March 2016

World Water Day, 22 March 2016 Why a World Water Day? World Water Day is an international observance and an opportunity to learn more about water related issues, be inspired to tell others and take action to make a difference. World Water Day dates back to the 1992 United Nations (UN) Conference on Environment and Development […]

6th-9th June 2016: join the DEVOTES-EUROMARINE Summer School!

Programme now available! DEVOTES-EUROMARINE Summer School: 6th to 9th June 2016, San Sebastian Go the link below for registration: https://www.ticketea.com/entradas-curso-devotes-summer-school-2016/     Venue: Aquarium. Donostia – San Sebastián (Spain) Date: 6 – 9 June 2016 Organizer: AZTI, SYKE and Plymouth Marine Laboratory Language: English Programme and registration form will be available soon.       […]

Call for Postdocs DEEP

5 Postdoctoral Fellows in Baltic Sea Research and in Plant Sciences The Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences (DEEP) at Stockholm University conducts research and education in an international environment. Its subject areas are marine ecology, marine ecotoxicology, plant ecology, plant physiology and plant systematics. The research is both basic and applied, often with […]