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2016.10.21

PLASTOX project presented at European Parliament conference

The project on ecotoxicological impacts of microplastics on marine organisms outlined its activities at a conference which was held in the framework of the Intergroup on Seas, Rivers, Islands and Coastal Areas. 
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2016.10.21

New ERA-NET Cofund on marine technologies

The Cofund proposal resulting from the collaboration between JPI Oceans and former ERA-NET MARTEC was accepted by the European Commission and will launch a call of approximately 30 million euro in December 2016.

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2016.08.18

JPI Oceans observer on Navy trial exercise

JPI Oceans was invited to join a Navy exercise as observer, in the framework of the action "Munitions in the Sea" which aims to reduce human risks and costs in activities linked to munitions in European waters.

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2016.08.18

Deep-sea mining briefing at International Seabed Authority

On 14 July, JPI Oceans and its MiningImpact project organised a side-event at the 22nd Session of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) allowing the scientists to present to present the latest research results on the environmental impacts of deep-sea mining and discuss with the delegates how the marine environment could be most effectively protected. 

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2016.06.02

Rich deep-sea fauna on polymetallic nodules targeted for mining

By highlighting the importance of nodules for the deep-sea biodiversity, scientists involved in the JPI Oceans pilot action on the ecological aspects of deep-sea mining call for criteria for designating preservation zones to be based on robust scientific knowledge.

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2016.05.26

How is science contributing to the governance of deep-sea resources?

That was the key question at the workshop organised by JPI Oceans at this year’s edition of the European Maritime Day in Turku. 

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