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Blue Carbon and Nationally Determined Contributions: financing blue natural capital as Nature-based Solutions

15 February 2024

On Thursday 15 February 2024, EMB hosted its 37th Third Thursday Science Webinar featuring Torsten Thiele who spoke about "Blue Carbon and Nationally Determined Contributions: financing blue natural capital as Nature-based Solutions" and Natalie Hicks (University of Essex, UK) who provides an overview of EMB Policy Brief No. 11.
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ECOP Wednesdays February 2024

07 February 2024

On Wednesday 7 February 2024, EMB and its Young Ambassadors hosted their 16th ECOP Wednesday series event featuring Aiste Klimašauskaitė from the University of Bergen in Norway. Aiste gave a talk on the "Mitigization of the deep-sea mining policy process in Norway". The talk was followed by an interactive Q&A discussion. The event was held over lunch and was one hour long, from 12:00 - 13:00. 

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Data science for Offshore Renewable Energies: data availability and requirements for metocean analysis

18 January 2024

On Thursday 18 January 2024, EMB hosted its 36th Third Thursday Science Webinar featuring Christophe Maisondieu who spoke about "Data science for Offshore Renewable Energies: data availability and requirements for metocean analysis".
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Sailing for oxygen - how citizen science can help understand ocean deoxygenation

07 December 2023

On Thursday 7 December 2023, EMB hosted its 35th Third Thursday Science Webinar featuring Toste Tanhua who spoke about "Sailing for oxygen - how citizen science can help understand ocean deoxygenation".
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ECOP Wednesdays December

06 December 2023

On Wednesday, 6 December 2023, EMB and its Young Ambassadors hosted its 15th ECOP Wednesday series event featuring Ricardo Serrão Santos from the University of the Azores & Portuguese Academy of Sciences. Ricardo gave a talk on the multifaceted relationship between humans and the Ocean "Ocean, society and cultural anachronism". The talk was followed by an interactive Q&A discussion. The event was held over lunch and was one hour long, from 12:00 - 13:00. 

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Online launch of EMB Policy Brief No. 11 on Blue Carbon

20 November 2023

This webinar presented EMB Policy Brief No. 11 “Blue Carbon: Challenges and opportunities to mitigate the climate and biodiversity crises”, which was launched in October 2023. The webinar includes a presentation of the document and its main messages, a response to the document by the European Commission, and a panel discussion with Q&A from the audience.
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Building coastal and marine resilience in Ireland: a community perspective

16 November 2023

On Thursday 16 November 2023, EMB hosted its 34th Third Thursday Science Webinar featuring Dr. Eugene Farrell who spoke about "Building coastal and marine resilience in Ireland: a community perspective".
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ECOP Wednesdays November

08 November 2023

On Wednesday, 8 November 2023, EMB and its Young Ambassadors hosted its 14th ECOP Wednesday series event featuring Marie Morgane, a PhD student at the University of Montpellier. Marie Morgane shared her experiences, engaging as a young and early-career marine researcher, mostly through the Global Youth Biodiversity Network, who represents young people in the United Convention on Biological Diversity. The talk was followed by an interactive Q&A discussion.  

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Online launch of EMB Position Paper No. 27 'Building Coastal Resilience in Europe'

19 October 2023

The online lauch for EMB's Position Paper No. 27 'Building Coastal Resilience in Europe' took place on Thursday 19 October. The webinar featured Dr. Sebastian Villasante who presented the key messages from the Position Paper, followed by a panel discussion with Ivan Conesa Alcolea (DG RTD) and Q&A with members of the working group.
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EurOCEAN 2023

10 October 2023 to 11 October 2023

The EurOCEAN 2023 conference will take place on 10-11 October 2023 as an in-person event at the Auditorio y Palacio de Congresos Mar de Vigo, Vigo, Galicia, Spain.
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