JPI Oceans Annual Activities 2015

An overview of the highlights of last year’s actions, projects, events and communication activities.

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What is the impact of deep-sea mining?

In 2015 research cruises conducted under the framework of JPI Oceans examined the sites of deep-seabed disturbances which left prominent marks on the seafloor that are still clearly visible several decades after. These studies provide essential information about deep-sea ecosystems and the potential impact of mining activities.


How is science contributing to the governance of deep-sea resources?

That was the key question at the workshop organised by JPI Oceans at this year’s edition of the European Maritime Day in Turku. 


G7 Science and Technology Ministers reaffirm the future of the oceans as a key priority

The Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom,the United States, and the European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, met in Tsukuba City from 15 to 17 May 2016.

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