Today our PELWEB project formally arrives to an end. The amazing team of PELWEB was worked a lot during three years and a half to advance on our understanding of the Mediterranean pelagic ecosystem and, particularly, on anchovy and sardine dynamics. We just published an outreach text about important outcomes in The Conversation, check it […]
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Within the Framework of the ‘Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence’ accreditation, six fellowships for two-year post-doctoral contracts are available at the Institute of Marine Science (ICM), the largest centre for multidisciplinary marine science in Spain, with a leading role in Southern Europe and the Mediterranean region. This call will be open from May 7th to June […]
Today WWF launched a report that shows how protecting 30% of the Mediterranean Sea can boost fish stocks and biodiversity. By protecting key areas of our seas and coasts, we can trigger a domino effect of positive results. In collaboration with EII and CNRS-CRIOBE we contributed to the study with a modelling exercise testing alternative […]
During the kickoff meeting of the new PROCLIAS “Process-based models for climate impact attribution across sectors” Cost Action exciting ideas and activities for the next 4 years are presented and discussed. Keynotes and general sessions are available online.
A new Ecosystem Modelling Course, organized by the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada), just started online! The course is open for UBC graduate students with interest in quantitative modelling, as well as for some upper-level UBC undergraduate students. Because of the Covid-19 situation, UBC does not allow on-campus classes for the coming semester, therefore […]
A new study coordinated by the ICM and the IEO reveals the areas of the Spanish and French coast where there is a greater overlap of the different pressures. Sardines (Sardina pilchardus) and anchovies (Engraulis encrasicolus) are the most traded and consumed fish in the northwestern Mediterranean Sea, representing almost 40% of the region’s catches. […]
‘Nature-Based Solutions’ are increasingly emerging as a key tool in ensuring our oceans’ health, but what exactly are they and how can they help us achieve this goal? You can read about them in a recent interview. Ocean benefits are essential to keep a healthy planet / image: FutureMARES project
MarCons Final Conference We participated in the final conference of MarCons, coordinating Panel 1. Assessing multiple threats to marine biodiversity The panelists’ presentations and the Slido poll results are now available online on our website. During the conference, the following publication was mentioned, which is actually a number of recommendations for advancing marine conservation in […]
Our colleague Berta Sala Solà from the IDAEA-CSIC presented important results from our PELCAT project regarding “Organophosphate esters in edible fish from the Mediterranean Sea” in PLASTIC’ 2020 symposium. The presentation was featured in the media.
Do you want to learn about what sardines and anchovies eat in the Western Mediterranean Sea? This is an important outcome of our PELWEB project, just came out today! https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-74602-y
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