Marine Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction Conference in New York , USA

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From 25th March to the 05th April, the second Intergovernmental Conference (IGC2) on marine biodiversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ) took place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. This was the second of four planned meetings to discuss development of a new, international legally binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on…

‘Science for Solutions: Bringing Stakeholders Together to Improve Ocean Planning and Governance’ – Workshop in Guayaquil, Ecuador

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In March, Jane Collins (ESR8) was invited to participate in a ‘Science for Solutions’ workshop in Ecuador, jointly organised by the Permanent Commission for the South Pacific (CPPS), the STRONG High Seas (‘Strengthening Regional Ocean Governance on the High Seas’) project and the ABNJ Deep Seas project (UNEP-WCMC). This workshop formed part of a series…

MarPipe attends BIOPROSP_19 in Tromso

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BIOPROSP (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BIOPROSP) is Europe’s leading biennial scientific conference on marine biodiscovery and biotechnologoy, and the application of marine bioactive molecules. In February 2019, MarPipe ESRs travelled to the Capital of the Arctic, Tromso, Norway to present their scientific results and meet top scientists, industry representatives and entrepreneurs from all over the world within the field…