The University of Gibraltar will host the first virtual INCISE conference June 14-18 on submarine canyons. Submarine canyons act as a link between shallow-water environments and the deep sea. They are extremely important for biodiversity because they serve as nursery habitats and hotspots for sea life. Find out more at: https://www.unigib.edu.gi/incise2021/.
French American Innovation Day 2021: Growing The Blue Economy For Ocean Sustainability is a virtual summit featuring experts from both the Pacific and Atlantic coasts on national and regional policies designed to accelerate innovations, promote economic development and ignite bold visionary leadership and collaboration. This event will be most useful for those interested in economicContinue reading “French American Innovation Virtual Summit June 9 and 16”
Capitol Hill Ocean Week will be held June 8 to 10. It will feature more than 80 speakers and panelists, with a focus on environmental justice. More info is available at: https://marinesanctuary.org/capitol-hill-ocean-week-2021/.
Researchers working off the coast of Japan have drilled a hole in the Pacific seabed that is the deepest ever in any ocean. On May 14, scientists aboard JAMSTEC’s research vessel Kaimei lowered a giant piston corer nearly 5 miles (8,000 meters) through the Pacific Ocean for two hours and 40 minutes until the drillContinue reading “Deepest Hole Ever Drilled in Ocean”
Long before the COVID-19 pandemic and the most recent governmental and industry targets made around the world to curb greenhouse gas emissions and phase out fossil fuels, universities and research institutes have been steadily leading by example to advance a strong environmental future. The Office for Science and Technology of the Embassy of France inContinue reading “Symposium June 7-9: Carbon Reduction Efforts by Academia”