Constanta, Romania, 6 March 2018 Will the unique character of the Black Sea ecosystem survive climate changes? Va supraviețui caracterul unic al ecosistemului Mării Negre schimbărilor climatice? The Black Sea is the most voluminous anoxic basin and an ecosystem with unique particularities. One of the most intriguing facts about the Black Sea is its depletion […]

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13 March, Copenhagen More value. Collaboration on mitigating climate change in coastal areas by community-driven processes. Merværdi. Samarbejde mellem private lodsejere og kommuner om klimatilpasning i i kystnære områder. Man has lived by the coast for generations. But due to the so-called Anthropocene, the changes have become more fundamental, bigger and severe. Coastal projection is […]

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Almost on all Cypriot beaches after a storm, we see piles and piles of “fikia”/“fitsia” the generic Greek/ Cypriot word for seaweeds. The most common type that we have in Cyprus that gives the impression of green fields under water is Posidonia Oceanica. On the beaches is visible when it makes thick grey layers, made […]

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Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) Marina project roundtable 6 February, Brussels Within the MARINA project, we have conducted a desk research on the integration of RRI principles in past and on-going EU-funded projects. Our goal aimed to identify and analyse lessons learned and evaluate how RRI was handled in those projects and to provide recommendations […]

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7 February 2018 Istanbul, Turkey Blue Growth and Sea Transportation in TSS Mavi Büyüme ve Türk Boğazlar Sistemi’nde Deniz Taşımacılığı The Turkish Straits System (TSS) acts as a biological corridor between two distinctly different basins and has a sensitive marine ecosystem. The region also harbors a lot of industrial activities and as well as 1/3 […]

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29 January 2018 MARINA Mobilisation and Mutual Learning Workshop Nice, France Marine biotechnologies, a source of a local and sustainable economy: what are the challenges for the future? Les biotechnologies marines, source d’économie locale et durable,  quels enjeux pour l’avenir ?   Today, 29 of January, the second rounds of MARINA Mobilisation and Mutual Learning (MML) […]

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16 February 2018 Sustainable sea mining and responsible research and innovation Ricerca ed innovazione responsabile e sostenibilità dello sfruttamento delle risorse minerarie marine We move toward an age of mining the deep ocean floor, the world’s most remote environment. The seabed is thought to be rich in deposits of cobalt, copper, manganese, gold and rare […]

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2 February 2018 MARINA Mobilisation and Mutual Learning Workshop San Sebastián, Spain Offshore wind energy: Our future? How? Energía eólica marina: ¿Nuestro futuro? ¿Cómo?   Our seas and oceans offer a vast renewable energy resource. The marine environment is an enormous pool of energy which, according to the European Commission, globally exceeds the present and projected […]

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8 February 2018 MARINA Mobilisation and Mutual Learning Workshop Tartu, Estonia Turning sea transportation threats into sea transportation opportunities on the Baltic Sea Muudame Läänemere meretrantspordi ohud meretranspordi võimalusteks There is a saying that every port in the world has at least one Estonian in it. Estonians pride themselves with being a sea nation, expert […]

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Online the new issue of “MARINAzine. Our engagement with the Ocean”, the official newsletter from the Horizon 2020 MARINA Project. In this issue (January 2018): • Gender Equality: Can Research support a responsible policy-making process? • BLUEMED: connecting transnational communities for a shared R&I agenda • MARINA Workshops: discover the forthcoming Agenda .. and more […]

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