Tag Archive for 'marine biodiversity'

Fish responding to climate change

May 8th, 2012 by Marine Climate Change Impacts Partnership

The Marine Climate Change Impacts Partnership (MCCIP) launched its latest Report Card at the World Fisheries Congress in Edinburgh. It focuses on how climate change is affecting the fish and shellfish we find in our seas, providing both opportunities and threats, and what the social and economic consequences could be. Key findings in the 2012 […]

Plymouth Marine Laboratory launches new study on how environmental and man made factors impact marine ecosystems

February 2nd, 2011 by Plymouth Marine Laboratory

Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) has launched the research project: Vectors of Change in Oceans and Seas Marine Life, Impact on Economic Sectors (VECTORS). The project is coordinated by PML with funding of 12.5 million Euros from the European Commission Seventh Framework Programme VECTORS aims to improve our understanding of how environmental and man made factors […]

Second World Conference on Marine Biodiversity in Aberdeen, Scotland from 26 to 30 September 2011

January 18th, 2011 by University of Aberdeen

The first World Conference on Marine Biodiversity in Valencia, Spain in 2008 attracted about 500 international scientists, and had a waiting list of over 250 who could not be accommodated in the Conference venue. Aberdeen and St. Andrews Universities have agreed to host a second World Conference on Marine Biodiversity in September 2011. The oceans […]