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1 Nov 2018

From October 30 through November 20, 2018, NOAA and partners will conduct a telepresence-enabled ocean exploration expedition on NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer.

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18 Oct 2018

Mapping the world’s oceans is a tremendous task that would benefit from a prioritisation strategy. This article has been posted on hydro-international.com

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10 Jul 2018

On 6th June 2018, a celebratory event entitled “Transatlantic Research Cooperation to Treasure and Protect the Atlantic Ocean” was held in the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

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24 Apr 2018

The EU funded project ARICE (Arctic Research Icebreaker Consortium) has now opened its first call for ship-time proposals to access icebreakers CCGS Amundsen, RV Sikuliaq and PRV Polarstern.

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24 Apr 2018

The EU Horizon 2020 project AtlantOS just finalized a video to explain the value of integrated Atlantic Ocean Observing for societal benefit.

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20 Apr 2018

European Commission and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation of Argentina sign an administrative arrangement encouraging cooperation in marine research and innovation

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14 Mar 2018

The AORA EA2OHS Working Group is currently holding a workshop looking at Mandates on Ecosystem-based Management across CA-EU-USA. This workshop is taking place in London and will run until the 16th of March.

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11 Jan 2018

The European Commission has published a stakeholder survey "Reducing marine litter: actions on single use plastics and abandoned, lost or otherwise discarded fishing gear".

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22 Nov 2017

The 3rd AtlantOS General Assembly is current taking place at PLOCAN. Gran Canaria. This meeting will brings together project partners and also includes individual work package meetings and several other stakeholder meetings back to back.

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13 Nov 2017

The 8th Meeting of the AORA Atlantic Seabed Mapping International Working Group took place on the 10th and 11th of October 2017.

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6 Oct 2017

Ireland announces 6 million in funding for Seabed Mapping and Marine Research as part of Ireland's commitments during the Our Ocean conference in Malta.

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14 Sep 2017

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.

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12 Sep 2017

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.

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31 Jul 2017

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.

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24 Jul 2017

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.

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17 Jul 2017

Scientists from different continents are coordinating their research to provide a deeper understanding of the South Atlantic and Southern Ocean, thanks to an EU-led collaboration.

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24 May 2017

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.

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18 May 2017

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.

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26 Apr 2017

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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21 Apr 2017

On Tuesday 18th of April 2017 at 9.30pm the Irish Research Vessel RV Celtic Explorer left Galway, Ireland to commence the 6th Trans-Atlantic Seabed Mapping Survey – Trasna 2017