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Microplastics are even found at Point Nemo - Volvo Ocean Race has delivered valuable data for marine science

GEOMAR Press Release: 29 June 2018 / Kiel, The Hague.

 

UK Foreign Secretary announces strategy to protect world’s oceans at the NOC

22 June 2018

 

The UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, on a visit to the NOC in Southampton, unveiled an ambitious plan to bring together all of the Government’s international oceans work under a single strategy for the first time.

 

For full story, visit the NOC website:

http://noc.ac.uk/news/foreign-secretary-announces-uk-strategy-protect-wo...

Underwater robots give unique Arctic insight

SAMS press release: 8 June 2018

 

Underwater robots have uncovered new evidence about life in the Arctic and, for the first time, revealed the moment the region’s marine ecosystem springs into life after the dark winter season.

The unique data was gathered by autonomous ocean-going ‘gliders’ and will help marine scientists understand more about the so-called ‘Arctic spring bloom’, which kick-starts the ecosystem and is crucial in providing food for animals in the region.

 

Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) Survey Factsheet Published

POGO and the CPR Survey have  published a Factsheet about the Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR), summarising how it works, why the data collected are so important, and progress made in expanding the coverage of CPR surveys worldwide (GACS)

 

POGO Newsletter 32, April 2018

This issue features various news articles from the POGO members, updates on Capacity Building and POGO representation at international meetings.

 

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