The Government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) formalising a commitment for greater engagement, cooperation and advancement in marine projects.
From Monday 27 June to Friday 1 July 2022, the UN Ocean Conference will be held in Lisbon, Portugal. The Conference will discuss solutions and ways to ‘Save Our Ocean’ and will aim to mobilise action and seek to propel much needed science-based innovative solutions aimed at starting a new chapter of global ocean action.
The European Marine Board (EMB) has today launched its policy briefing: Sustaining in situ Ocean Observations in the Age of the Digital Ocean which highlights the critical needs and benefits of a fit-for-purpose business and funding model for systematic, sustained ocean observations on National, European and Global levels.
The Climate and Environment Ministers of the G7 have agreed on the next steps for tackling critical environmental including ocean issues at a virtual meeting ahead of the leaders’ G7 summit this month.
The NOC’s Alan Evans, Head of Marine Policy, recently participated in two key international events, which comprised of diplomats, policy makers, marine experts and community leaders, focused on capacity development and capacity building.
The NOC in Southampton today hosted a celebration of marine science across the Commonwealth attended by High Commissioners from across the Commonwealth, ahead of next week’s Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, where member states will gather in London to agree further global measures to protect our oceans.
The NOC will be exhibiting at Oceanology International in March at stand A235,showcasing capability in both Science and Technology. Running alongside will be programme of talks and presentations hosted in room 9.