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EMB at European Maritime Day 2022

European Maritime Day 2022 is being held in Ravenna, Italy and online on 19-20 May 2022. Members of the EMB Secretariat are attending and co-organizing a workshop on 'Exploring the future of MSP under the European Green Deal', as well as engaging in the 'Let's make Europe blue' EU4Ocean Ocean Literacy Summit.
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Uncovering a hidden threat in Europe - new EMB Policy Brief

Today EMB launches its Policy Brief N°10 on “Uncovering the hidden threat of Marine Geohazards in Europe”. This publication raises awareness about dormant geological risks for ports, cities, and coastal communities and infrastructure in Europe, and makes recommendations for future research and policy. It summarises the main messages and recommendations from the recent EMB Position Paper Nº26 on “Marine Geohazards: Safeguarding Society and the Blue Economy from a Hidden Threat”, published in December 2021.
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Brown Bag Lunch n°5 on Offshore Groundwater

On Monday 13 June 2022, EMB is hosting its 5th Brown Bag Lunch on the topic of "Offshore freshened Groundwater: An unconventional water resource in coastal regions". This event includes lunch, offered by EMB, followed by a presentation from Prof. Aaron Micalef, Senior Scientist at the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre in Kiel, Germany, and ending with an interactive discussion.

Registration is open until 1 June 2022 via this link.

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Meet the EMBracing the Ocean artists-in-residence

Michael Begg, an award-winning experimental composer and sound artist based in Scotland, and Emily Lartillot, a French dancer, dance teacher, and choreographer with Steps For A Change (SFAC) dance company, have been selected as EMB's first artists-in-residence as part of the EMBracing the Ocean programme.

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Publication of 8th EMB Forum Proceedings

The 8th EMB Forum Proceedings were published today and provide a summary of the discussions that took place in Brussels and online on 1 December 2021, along with key messages. Taking place at the end of its first year, the 8th EMB Forum provided the opportunity to reflect on what has been achieved for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030) in Europe, and what more needs to be done to ensure the Decade is a success.

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EMB Working Group on Marine Habitat Mapping Kicks Off

On 8 April 2022, the new EMB Working Group on Marine Habitat Mapping met for the first time during the kick-off meeting held in Naples, Italy and online. The meeting was chaired by Simonetta Fraschetti (University of Naples Federico II & Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn (SZN), Italy) and James Strong (National Oceanography Centre (NOC), UK).

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New EMB Young Ambassadors for 2022 announced

We are delighted to introduce our two new EMB Young Ambassadors! We can now announce that Juliette Aminian Biquet, a PhD at student at the Centro de Ciências do Mar in Portugal thanks to a scholarship from EMB Member FCT, and Alfredo Santiago Garcia de Vinuesa Gutierrez, a PostDoc at EMB Member the Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO) in Cadiz, Spain have been selected! You can find out more about them here. We look forward to working with them.

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EMB ECOP Network to kick off

EMB is setting up a network to connect Early Career Ocean Professionals (ECOPs) who are based at EMB member organizations. The network is being established by the EMB Young Ambassadors with support from the EMB Secretariat.

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EMB Young Ambassador blog on the Ambassador Programme

In his new blog, EMB Young Ambassador Dr Alessandro Cresci reflects on how being a Young Ambassador for the European Marine Board has expanded his horizons in today's marine science landscape. 

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EMB Young Ambassador blog on Big Data

In her new blog, EMB Young Ambassador Dr Natalija Dunić talks about our attitude to dealing with data, and how we need to be embracing the opportunities that Big Data methods can offer.

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