Skip to main content

News archive

The EU4Ocean Coalition on Ocean Literacy is ready to sail

On June 8th, the first Virtual Ocean Literacy Summit will be organised on the occasion of the World Oceans Day. There is no better chance to celebrate the creation of the European Union's initiative dedicated to ocean literacy, the EU4Ocean coalition, together with Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, Virginijus Sinkevičius, and IOC-UNESCO. Because of the circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic, we will meet virtually to officially announce and celebrate this launch and share ideas and perspective for the protection of our blue planet. 
Learn More

Webinar launch of EMB's 6th Future Science Brief 'Big Data in Marine Science'

EMB’s 6th Future Science Brief on ‘Big Data in Marine Science’ was launched today during a dedicated webinar, with over 400 participants. The publication is the outcome of the work of the EMB Working Group on Big Data, which kicked-off in May 2019.

Learn More

Launch of Strategic Research Agenda for Oceans and Human Health

Today is the launch of a new Strategic Research Agenda for Oceans and Human Health in Europe
Learn More

EMB 7th Forum on Big Data in Marine Science - POSTPONED

Due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, the 7th EMB Forum on Big Data in Marine Science is postponed to 23 October 2020. Join a webinar launching the new publication on Big Data in Marine Science on 29 April instead.
Learn More

Launch of Policy Brief on European Research Vessels

Today EMB launches Policy Brief No. 7 on “Next Generation European Research Vessels” (pdf) at the EUROFLEETS+ project meeting in Lisbon.

Learn More

New EMB Young Ambassadors for 2020 Announced

We are delighted to introduce our two new EMB Young Ambassadors! We can now announce that Natalija Dunić, a PostDoc from EMB Member the Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries (IZOR) in Croatia, and Alessandro Cresci, a PostDoc at EMB Member the Institute of Marine Research (IMR) in Norway, have been selected! You can find out more about them here. We look forward to working with them.

Learn More

EMB kick-off work on marine geohazards

On 10-11 February 2020, the EMB Working Group on marine geohazards and the blue economy held its kick-off meeting in Rome. The group will deliver a Future Science Brief highlighting the importance on increasing our knowledge on marine geohazards and the risks they can pose to current and future activities at sea and the population at the coast.

Learn More

CETMAR, MATES and EMB hold event on research vessels

On 23 January 2020, CETMAR, the MATES project and EMB co-organized a stakeholder event on research vessels in Vigo, Spain. 
Learn More

EMB involved in major ocean observation project

This week, the H2020 EuroSea project, coordinated at the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, will kick-off in Brussels. EuroSea will count on an international consortium of 55 partners and with a EU funding of 12.6 million euros. EMB leads the foresight on ocean observations.

Learn More

'Navigating the Future V: Recommendations for the Ocean Decade' policy brief launched at European Parliament

The European Marine Board (EMB) launches Policy Brief ‘Navigating the Future V: Recommendations for the Ocean Decade’ providing recommendations on the science needed to achieve the societal outcomes of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. The Policy Brief was launched today at European Parliament during a multi-stakeholder event on ‘Key environmental challenges and the role of the sustainable development goals’ co-organized with the European Bureau for Conservation and Development (EBCD).

Learn More