International News

ICES Newsletter Update – September 2016

The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) has produced its newsletter for September 2016. The content of the newsletter includes the following: Article on plastics and plankton Interactive ecosystem overview diagrams published online Subjects under spotlight at the Annual Science Conference (ASC) Reflecting on the ecosystem approach for the Arctic More information

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Maritime Affairs & Fisheries News – July 2016

The newsletter from the Maritime Affairs & Fisheries for July has been published and covers the following topics: News Your holiday guide to eating F.I.S.H. Commission proposes to lift ‘red card’ from Republic of Guinea after it steps up fight against illegal fishing New, simplified EU programme for fisheries data collection: a milestone towards more robust

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Registration now open for: Tying the Celtic Knot – creating lasting partnerships for the Celtic Seas, Dublin 18-19 October 2016

Registration is now open for the third and final international workshop of the Celtic Seas Partnership project. The event will take place at Croke Park in Dublin on 18th and 19th of October 2016. The event will showcase the final outputs of this exciting project and find ways of ensuring that the work that’s been

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ICES News – July 2016

The newsletter from International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) for July has been published and covers the following topics: Underwater noise Assessing the sensitivity of the sea floor Meet the humans behind the human dimension To Korea for the early careers More information regarding these topics can be found in the ICES newsletter

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Job: SIMCelt Solway Project Support Officer

Closing date: 5pm Monday 27th June. The Solway Firth Partnership are advertising a new job: SIMCelt Solway Project Support Officer. The fixed term job, based in Dumfries until December 2017 will aim to support an EU-funded initiative looking at transboundary and cross-border marine planning in the Solway Firth. For more details about the job, click

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Call for Abstracts: Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2017: Realising the Potential

Call closes 30th June 2016 This is the eleventh conference in the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) 4-yearly Breakwaters series and will take place in Liverpool, UK from 5th to 7th September 2017. The conference will cover shoreline structures, coastal processes, design and construction of breakwaters and related structures, and marine energy. The last Breakwaters

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Maritime Affairs & Fisheries News – May 2016

The newsletter from the Maritime Affairs & Fisheries for May has been published and covers the following topics: News European Maritime Day – taking Blue Growth to the next level The way forward for European aquaculture: high-level seminar in Brussels Green Week: webinar on funding and investing in sustainable blue projects The European Parliament voted the

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Atlantic Action Plan – 3rd UK National Workshop

The 3rd UK National Workshop on Funding and Project Development to help implement the Atlantic Action Plan will be held on the 13th July 2016 in London run by the Support Team for the Atlantic Action Plan. This workshop will include an update on Blue Growth in the UK and open up discussions on supporting and

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ICES News – May 2016

The newsletter from International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) for May has been published and covers the following topics: Feature article: Changing baselines – this article explores shifting baseline syndrome and ways to tackle it Cetacean bycatch advice released Nominate a colleague for the Outstanding Achievement Award Gaining from ICES training. More information regarding

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Applications Open – Atlantic Project Awards

Awards are to allocated for success stories in the Atlantic Action Plan area during the 3rd Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference to be held on the 27th September in Dublin. This is the first year of the awards and they aim to showcase the projects which have been particularly successful which relate to the implementation of

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