blue carbon

NOC partners with Beyondly to further blue carbon research

Seagrass meadow

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is thrilled to announce a new partnership with environmental consultancy Beyondly (formerly Comply Direct) to further ocean carbon research in the UK.

NOC engages in call for blue carbon solutions

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) spoke at a key lunchtime discussion in the Houses of Parliament this week, to mark the launch of “The Ocean: Turning the Tide on Climate Change” a report produced by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Ocean.

The report delivers key recommendations on blue carbon and ocean-based solutions to tackle climate change.

Scientist Spotlight – Meet Biogeochemist Dr Claire Evans

Dr Claire Evans conducting fieldwork

Seagrass meadows are the powerhouses of coastal seas, providing a nature-based solution to climate change.

They have been neglected for decades, which has led to their large-scale degradation and loss. This loss now provides an opportunity for environmental renewal through large-scale restoration.

Scientists to study marine carbon storage around the Isle of Man

A study is underway on the Isle of Man to investigate, for the first time, the Island’s marine and coastal role in storing carbon to help mitigate climate change.

UK marine expertise characterises coastal environments and ecosystem services in Antigua and Barbuda

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC), UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) and Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) are undertaking a series of surveys in Antigua and Barbuda to improve the Government’s knowledge of its coastal environments and ecosystem services.

Scientists aim to reverse the trend of seagrass degradation

Seagrass image

The UK’s National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is working alongside eleven principal scientists, political bodies and NGOs concerned with seagrass management, on the current Recovery of Seagrass for Ocean Wealth UK project (ReSOW UK).

Innovative NOC project wins funding to support Blue Economy and sustainable energy

A new project being led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) o develop a system to improve the efficiency of offshore renewable energy generation and help develop the Blue Economy has been awarded funding from Innovate UK’s Sustainable Innovation Fund.