• Read about the 6th Trans-Atlantic Seabed Mapping Survey in the AORA Blogs section.
  • Signed on 24 May 2013 by the Europe Union, Canada and the United States.
  • Commissioner Carlos Moedas, 16-17 April 2015, Palais D’Egmont, Brussels.
  • The dynamic power of the Atlantic and its vast resources that can be sustainably harnessed.
  • "For whatever we lose (like a you or a me) it's always ourselves we find in the sea". - E.E. Cummings

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A team of scientists from six countries studying the impact of climate change on the ocean has completed 'health check' of Atlantic Ocean aboard Ireland's national research vessel, the RV Celtic Explorer.
Join the celebrations and debate with Commissioner Carlos Moedas as he hosts a High-Level Ministerial and Scientific event on 12-14 July 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal.
The Marine Institute recently hosted an information day for the VIVALDI (PreVenting and mItigating farmed biVALve DIseases) project at its headquarters in Galway.

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US National Marine Educators Association meeting in Charleston, South Carolina, USA 25 to June 29 2017
Lisbon, Portugal 12 – 14 July 2017. Together with the EU Member States, efforts to develop scientific cooperation in the South and Tropical Atlantic and in the Southern Ocean have been ongoing for the last years.