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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 […]

‘Our Ocean’ Conference

June 14th, 2014 @

Next week (June 16-17), the U.S. Department of State will host the ‘Our Ocean’ Conference ( The conference will bring together individuals, experts, practitioners, advocates, lawmakers, and the international ocean and foreign policy communities to gather lessons learned, share the best science, offer unique  perspectives, and demonstrate effective actions. The conference aims to chart a way forward, working individually and together, […]

The future of the Mediterranean Marine Ecosystem under discussion in Tunisia

February 19th, 2014 @

With the kind support and hosting of the Government of Tunisia, the Steering Committee of the MedPartnership project is holding its fourth meeting from 17 to 20 February 2014. The meeting aims to present and discuss the results of the implementation of the MedPartnership activities in 2012-2013, and define future strategies for the project. It […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

  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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