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Testing the Waters: the MedSeA video is now online!

September 3rd, 2014 @

The MedSeA Project is happy to announce that its video — Testing the Waters: Acidification in the Mediterranean — is now available on-line. The video, produced by Dutch director Maarten van Rouveroy, shows key information, scientific knowledge, and findings of the MedSeA Project, against the beautiful (and endangered) setting of the Mediterranean waters. Testing the Waters […]

Season’s Greetings from MedSeA

December 19th, 2013 @

A MOOC (Not a Moose) Is Coming on January 27,2014!

December 15th, 2013 @

We are very pleased to announce the World Bank’s first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on climate change, which will be launched next month on January 27, 2014. This course presents recent scientific evidence as well as some of the opportunities for urgent action on climate change. It also covers the latest knowledge and information based […]

COP19: Side event on ocean acidification

November 13th, 2013 @

Ocean acidification – the other CO2 problem Ocean acidification is an emerging global concern and is a risk to marine biodiversity, ecosystems and human society. This event will highlight initiatives to address the challenges associated with ocean acidification, including the need for greater international observation and coordination. A new international Summary for Policymakers on Ocean […]

Summary document for policymakers on the Economics of Ocean Acidification

October 25th, 2013 @

The conclusions and recommendations from the 2nd International Workshop on the Economics of Ocean Acidification, organized by the Centre Scientifique de Monaco (CSM) and the IAEA in November 2012, was recently published in a summary document for policymakers. The brochure highlights the need to take urgent and adequate political decisions despite uncertainties and regional variations relating […]

Free access to the Royal Society Theme Issue on ‘Ocean acidification and climate change: advances in ecology and evolution’

October 19th, 2013 @

The Theme Issue from the Royal Society on Ocean Acidificacion compiled and edited by Jasmin A Godbold and Piero Calosi will be available free of charge from next week and during the next six weeks. With the title ‘Ocean acidification and climate change: advances in ecology and evolution’, this Special Issue contains nine contributions that consider […]

XPRIZE initative on Ocean Health launched

September 10th, 2013 @

XPRIZE (, the global leader in incentivized prize competitions, today announced the launch of its next major competition: the $2 million Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE. On the heels of the successful Wendy Schmidt Oil Cleanup XCHALLENGE, the Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE aims to spur global innovators to develop accurate and affordable ocean pH […]

MedSeA mesocosm experiment in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea

September 9th, 2013 @

A large scale mesocosm experiment focusing on the study of the simultaneous impact of warming and acidification on the planktonic food web is planned for late summer 2013. This experiment will take place between August 26th and September 20th2013 at the mesocosm facilities of HCMR in Crete, recently upgraded for this purpose. Warming and acidification […]

XPRIZE foundation to offer new prize for ocean health

September 7th, 2013 @

Join XPRIZE on 9th September 2013 at 7pm (BST) for an exciting live announcement that will have a significant impact on our ocean’s health. Please click here to watch the announcement with speakers Wendy Schmidt (Schmidt Family Foundation), Dr. Peter Diamandis (Chairman & CEO, XPRIZE), Dr. Jan Lubchenco (NOAA) and Julia Roberson (Ocean Conservancy). For […]

Session on ocean acidification at the IMBER Open Science Conference 2014

July 11th, 2013 @

Regional responses to climatic and non-climatic drivers in a high-CO2 ocean The oceans provide fundamental marine ecosystem goods and services to humans’ well-being by offering food, livelihoods and recreational opportunities, and by regulating the global climate. This session will cover ongoing and planned initiatives investigating the regional and basin scale impacts of climatic and non-climatic […]

  The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n° 265103
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