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Beneath the waves: launch of the JPI Oceans information portal on Munition in the Sea

  • 17 June 2024

European waters are littered with conventional and chemical munitions from warfare and post-war demilitarisation actions. Since munition shells and containers are increasingly corroding, they have been shown to release toxic substances that contaminate the marine environment, harm marine organisms and pose threats to human health and safety.

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JPI Oceans commitments to Our Ocean conference 2022

  • 13 April 2022

On the occasion of the upcoming international Our Ocean conference, JPI Oceans contributes three new commitments from among its activities, to address solutions related to underwater noise, environmental status assessment, and sea level rise.

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New Facebook Live on Munition in the Sea

  • 05 November 2021

As part of JPI Oceans’ Facebook Live series, our latest session on 4 November welcomed Claus Böttcher, coordinator of the JPI Oceans Knowledge Hub on Munition in the Sea.

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A week and a workshop on munition in the sea

  • 12 October 2021

On 6-10 September 2021, JPI Oceans took part in the Munition Clearance Week in Kiel, Germany, discussing potential solutions to retrieve the ammunition from the sea floor and pressing issues related to legacy munition clearance.

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Defusing the ticking time bomb: Towards a knowledge hub on munitions in the sea

  • 23 September 2020

On 16 and 17 September 2020, experts from research and practice, and representatives of JPI Oceans’ Management Board debated ideas for a Knowledge Hub under the Joint Action ‘Munitions in the Sea’.

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JPI Oceans commitments to Our Ocean Conference 2019, Norway

  • 23 October 2019

On the occasion of the international Our Ocean conference, JPI Oceans announced four new commitments to solve challenges related to aquatic pollutants, munitions in the sea, climate science for oceans, and developing sustainable maritime technologies.

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Workshop: Scientific support to Munition in the Sea

  • 28 February 2019

As part of the JPI Oceans action on munition in the sea, the National Research Council of Italy (CNR) organized a workshop in Rome in December 2018.

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