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Call for expression of interest: Travel Grant for an Early Career Ocean Professional to attend the 2024 All-Atlantic Ocean Research and Innovation Alliance Forum in Ottawa, Canada

  • 24 June 2024

JPI Oceans announces the exciting opportunity for an Early Career Ocean Professional (ECOP) to attend the Intergenerational Dialogue Session at the 2024 All-Atlantic Ocean Research and Innovation Alliance (AAORIA) Forum. This prestigious event will take place from 8 to 10 October 2024 at the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa, Ontario.

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Handbook on cumulative effects assessment launched

  • 20 June 2024

On Tuesday 11 June 2024, the common handbook "Cumulative effects assessment in the marine environment" was launched at the JPI Oceans Strategic Navigation Forum. The handbook is the culmination of work of the JPI Oceans Knowledge Hub Cumulative Effects of Human Activities.

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World Oceans Day at TALK Gallery - A celebration of Science and Art

  • 18 June 2024

On June 7, the eve of World Oceans Day, the TALK C.E.C Gallery in Brussels hosted a vibrant gathering of artists, researchers, NGOs, and ocean enthusiasts. The event, supported by the EU4Ocean Challenge of the Year, was an opportunity for sharing different cultural perspectives and discovering synergies between them.

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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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Current Joint Actions


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Ecological Aspects of Deep-Sea Mining

The Joint Action Ecological Aspects of Deep-Sea Mining assesses the long-term impacts of polymetallic nodule mining on the deep-sea environment.

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Munition in the Sea

The Knowledge Hub on Munition in the Sea constitutes a multi-national expert group which aims to coordinate research and innovation to assess risks, define priorities and suggest intervention options concerning legacy munitions in the marine environment.

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    Current Strategic Engagements


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    All-Atlantic Ocean Research and Innovation Alliance

    The All-Atlantic Ocean Research and Innovation Alliance is the result of science diplomacy efforts involving countries from both sides of the Atlantic Ocean, aiming at enhancing marine research and innovation cooperation across the Atlantic anywhere between the Arctic and Antarctica.

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      European Ocean Observing System

      The European Ocean Observing System (EOOS) framework promotes ocean observing in Europe by means of collaboration, coordination and integration among the relevant key people, institutions and facilities. JPI Oceans chairs a Resource Forum for EOOS.

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