The pandemic’s effect was not only limited to human life and activities. Earth’s environment was positively as well as negatively impacted by the sudden halt that the world was put on because of the virus.
Antarctic and Southern Ocean Forum 2021 concludes successfully
The Antarctic and Southern Ocean Forum conference 2021 was held successfully as a virtual online event in Aug 2021.
Inspiring young minds towards Oceanic Engineering – TryEngineering webinar
An Oceanic Engineering webinar was a great opportunity to reach out to young minds who were curious on Ocean-related careers.
Plastics in the Ocean – The take at OCEANS Seattle
Summary of Plastic-pollution related talks delivered at the OCEANS conference held in Seattle.
Plastic Free July kicks off for 2020
A global movement aims to empower people and communities to shift away from single-use plastics in their lives.
Sailing towards a plastic-free Ocean: Microplastic survey and Ocean literacy during the Japan-Palau Goodwill Yacht Race 2019/2020
Scientists and the sailing community teamed up for collecting ocean data and samples including microplastics as part of the Japan Goodwill Yacht race
Marine Debris Indicators: What’s next?
What is the way forward in tackling this huge problem ? A workshop was held in Brest to brainstorm ideas in Dec 2019
Microplastics as carriers of Endocrine Disruptors
The “impostors of the hormones”, endocrine disruptors can travel in the environment also using microplastics as media.
Climate Science for the public – IPCC report on Ocean and Cryosphere
Climate change – how does it impact the Oceans and the polar regions ? A gist of a global study and a big-picture take on the latest assessment.
Plastics: A Threat to our Oceans
Can we monitor the plastics problem effectively with ocean observation systems? In order to fully explore means for detection, monitoring and quantifying plastics, a comprehensive strategy is needed.