News and Events
The Educational Passages programme promotes ocean and environmental literacy by allowing different schools across America to sponsor a boat that is then launched in the Atlantic and tracked via GPS.
OCEANS North America will be hosted in Alaska for the first time in 2017. The theme, “Our Harsh and Fragile Ocean” will bring consideration of the issues of Climate Change, Diminishing Arctic Ice Pack, Ocean Acidification, Increase vessel traffic in Arctic waters, Energy extraction and much more.
The unmanned miniature Lancer boat is heading home and may land in Kerry or Cork within weeks. The miniature unmanned 1 ½ metre Lancer boat that was found washed ashore in Galway in September 2016.
On the 13th of july 2017 the European Union, Brazil and South Africa signed the Belém Statement, an agreement for research and innovation in the Atlantic Ocean. The statement was signed in Lisbon's historic Belém Tower.