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JPI Oceans Knowledge Hub releases new policy brief on contaminants of emerging concern

  • 25 June 2021

Under the auspices of JPI Oceans a group of experts recommend improvements of the methodological basis for marine chemical status assessment.

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Knowledge Hub webinar on Integrated Assessment of Chemical Contaminants

  • 15 June 2021

The Webinar taking place on June 25 will highlight the work of the Knowledge Hub and present its recommendations on how to improve the methodological basis for marine chemical status assessment.

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New BlueBio call in 2021

  • 08 June 2021

The 2021 BlueBio call with a budget of approx. 8 million Euro, supported by 9 countries, aims to facilitate research and innovation to underpin sustainable and circular management and use of natural resources.

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AquaticPollutants transnet project recommended for funding

  • 03 May 2021

The knowledge transfer project will be part of the AquaticPollutants family and accompany its eighteen research and innovation projects.

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AquaticPollutants Cofund awards funding to 18 R&I projects

  • 19 April 2021

In an unprecedented collaboration, the three Joint Programming Initiatives (JPIs) on Water, Oceans and Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in collaboration with European Commission are pleased to announce eighteen research and innovation projects on risks posed to human health and the environment by pollutants and pathogens present in the water resources.

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Assessing the impacts of nodule mining on the deep-sea environment

  • 06 April 2021

Scientists of the JPI Oceans project “MiningImpact” are embarking on a 6-week expedition to the Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone (CCZ) in the Pacific. Their goal is to carry out independent scientific monitoring of the test of a pre-prototype nodule collector machine conducted in parallel from a second vessel by the Belgian company Global Sea Mineral Resources (GSR).

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JPI Oceans new Strategy Framework officially launched

  • 26 March 2021

In a festive online event on 29 March, JPI Oceans launched its Strategy Framework 2021-25 and discussed its contributions to Horizon Europe, the UN Ocean Decade and other initiatives.

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New Facebook Live on chemical contaminants

  • 10 February 2021

As part of JPI Oceans’ Facebook Live series, the next session on 18 February will welcome Dr. Adam Lillicrap, coordinator of the JPI Oceans Knowledge Hub on the Integrated Assessment of New Pollutants, and will focus on the effects of chemical contaminants on the marine environment. Previous sessions are now also available on the website.

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Experts mused on science for good environmental status

  • 03 February 2021

The first expert workshop of JPI Oceans' Science for Good Environmental Status Joint Action took place virtually 2-4 December 2020, with the title ‘Musing on the concept of Good Environmental Status: the complexity of the status and the status of complexity’.

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MiningImpact plans presented at stakeholder info day

  • 03 February 2021

With over 150 attendees the online event offered an opportunity for information exchange and active engagement in the next research campaign of the MiningImpact project.

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