There is time until the 15th of July to submit papers, following the instructions provided for within the official website of the RRI – SIS2017 Conference – International Conference on Responsible Research and Innovation in Science, Innovation and Society  – to be held in Rome, Italy on September 25-26, 2017.  The Conference Proceedings will be published by Springer in “SpringerBriefs in Research […]

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Yacht tourism constitutes a major part of marine tourism activities, particularly in Mediterranean countries; with economic, cultural and social implications on coastal communities. In addition to the esteemed recreational benefits to yachting enthusiast, the sector provides livelihood to a significant number of people through touristic services (accommodation, restaurants, shopping etc.), marinas and yacht building and […]

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Sea is everywhere in our daily lives and yet many people have no idea how vital and indispensable our relationship with the seas and oceans is. This disconnection results in dire consequences for the marine ecosystems, aquatic life and eventually all life on the planet. To cultivate a better relationship with the seas and the […]

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The high-level United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: “Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development” will be convened at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 5 to 9 June 2017, coinciding with World Oceans Day, to support the implementation of United Nations […]

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“Meadows of oceanic Posidonia as bioindicators of sea health” is the topic of the event which will take place in Molfetta (Bari) and will be hosted by MARINA Community Platform on Thursday 18th of May at 6 p.m. Follow the streaming on this page. NB: Working lanuguage will be Italian (find here futher information)     […]

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Coastal cities and towns are facing urbanization challenges. This goes for those large cities exposed to population growth and mass tourism, but also those coastal towns facing the opposite – loss of population and work places; reduced competitiveness concerning attracting citizens and tourists. The urbanized city-areas have been subject to big changes in the last […]

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Balkan Environmental Association (B.EN.A) is an international non governmental scientific organization tasked with preserving the environment and culture of Balkan countries. Nowadays the association has more 4,000 active members. The organization is aimed at developing the cooperation and the exchange of environmental information among its members in as well as identifying and appraising the current […]

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The European Maritime Day represents the EU major event  to raise the visibility of maritime sectors and support an integrated approach to maritime affairs. European Maritime Day is the annual meeting point for Europe’s maritime community to network, discuss and forge joint action. The EMD 2017 conference and exhibition will be held on 18-19 May 2017 […]

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11 May 2017 MARINA International Mobilisation and Mutual Learning Workshop Boulogne sur Mer, France  STREAMING AVAILABLE BELOW Tourism demand is increasing worldwide and tourism is a growing business in Europe. In 2013, the number of nights spent in hotels was 2,6 billion. The challenge is now to exploit this potential in a way that sustainably produces economic […]

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4th April 2017 Sustainable Maritime and Coastal Tourism, Sea Pressures and Responsible Research and InnovationIl turismo marittimo e costiero sostenibile, le pressioni esercitate sull’ambiente marino e la ‘Ricerca e Innovazione Responsabile’LIVE STREAMING AVAILABLE ON THIS PAGE The extraordinary beauty and cultural wealth of EU’s coastal areas have made them the preferred destination for many holidaymakers from Europe […]

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