The report analyses the economic perspective of the ocean economy while meeting the goals of a more sustainable development and provides policy recommendations to support such national and international efforts.
The JPI Oceans microplastics projects agree on greater cooperation and coordination across the four projects at their joint kick-off meeting at the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness in Madrid.
In 2015 research cruises conducted under the framework of JPI Oceans examined the sites of deep-seabed disturbances which left prominent marks on the seafloor that are still clearly visible several decades after. These studies provide essential information about deep-sea ecosystems and the potential impact of mining activities.
CSA Oceans 2 aims to support the implementation of JPI Oceans' Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda.
Funding for the call on marine energy is provided by twelve funding organisations from five countries and six regions.
The symposium on the 18th of January was dedicated to the National Research Programs as one of the tools to implement science based policy.