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Whether you’re a marine scientist keen to be speed-trained in modern ocean science communication skills or a communicator, working for a marine institute, NGO or governmental body, this CommOCEAN International Marine Science Communication event is for you.

Read more: CommOCEAN 2016 2nd International Marine Science Communication Conference 6-7 December 2016, Bruges

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The need for effective outreach is greater than ever given the present day competition for funding resources and involvement from the general public. This will be a highly practical course which looks at the techniques and technologies that Marine Institutes and both marine information and data managers can…

Read more: Call for applications: OTGA-KMFRI Training Course: Communication and Outreach Tools 26 - 30 September 2016, Mombasa, Kenya

Elsevier is pleased to support World Oceans Day, promoting prevention of plastic ocean pollution. June 8 is recognized by the United Nations as a global day of ocean celebration. Read our World Oceans Day 2016 feature on Elsevier Connect for more information.

To mark World Oceans Day 2016,…

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The L’Oréal Foundation and UNESCO invite you to put forward the names of extraordinary female scientists for the 2017 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards. 

The 2017 Awards will designate five outstanding researchers in the Physical Sciences, each working in one of the following regions: Africa and…

Read more: L'ORÉAL-UNESCO FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE INTERNATIONAL AWARDS 2017 EDITION

By Candida Sete, Clousa Maueua, Ana Maria Alfredo.

National Institute for Hydrography and Navigation (INAHINA).

The study was motivated by the understanding that accidents with artisanal fisherman are common along the cost of Mozambique, despite the availability of the forecast information that would be combined with the traditional…

Read more: Weather Forecast for Artisanal Fisheries at Zalala Beach, Mozambique

By SOHOU Zacharie, DOSSOU-BODJRENOU Joséa, VAN WAEREBEEK Koen & SINSIN Brice

L’Institut de Recherches Halieutiques et Océanologiques du Bénin (IRHOB) et le Laboratoire d’Ecologie Appliquée de la FSA/UAC, ont entrepris depuis 2000, sur financement des Pays-Bas et du CBDD, des travaux de suivi des cétacés du Bénin, sous…

Read more: Les cétacés en danger dans le Golfe de Guinée: échouage ou capture au Bénin