Communication from the SG Marine Mineral Resources

On 9 January 2024, the Norwegian parliament voted in favour of opening up a 281,200 km2 area within the Norwegian EEZ between Iceland and Svalbard for exploration and exploitation.

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V.ECOP Day 2024

KDM vernetzt Nachwuchswissenschaftler:innen aus aller Welt! Mit über 400 Anmeldungen und 100 Programmbeiträgen aus aus 56 Ländern ist V.ECOP Days 2024 eines der größten globalen Veranstaltungen für

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Man and Sea - Conversation with Tanja Bogusz

Man and the sea - How to tell of a catastrophe without an event? DLF programme "Essay and Discourse", 29 March 2024, 9.30 a.m. Seafaring stories, storm surges, trade routes, expeditions into the unknown: The

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Ocean Futures Scenarios and Pathways

Workshop to support the third UN World Ocean Assessment 13 - 15 December 2023, Berlin On 14 and 15 December 2023, the "Ocean Futures" workshop was held in Berlin.

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BBNJ Briefing

On 24 November 2023 from 14 - 15h CET (13 - 14h UTC), AIR Centre Portugal and KDM are organising an information event on the agreement as part of the

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Ocean as climate saviour? New World Ocean Review published

Ocean as climate saviour? How the ocean should absorb (even) more carbon dioxide The 8th edition of the "World Ocean Review" summarises the latest knowledge on marine CO2 removal processes - free of charge

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Science Council recommends strengthening the research fleet 

German marine research welcomes the current recommendations of the German Council of Science and Humanities on the further development of the research fleet and other marine research infrastructures. In January 2021, the Federal Ministry of Education

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Statement of the SG Marine Mineral Resources

Statement of the SG MMR on radioactivity in manganese nodules A recent publication refers to the natural radioactivity of manganese nodules and possible health risks associated with improper handling of the nodules.

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Strategy Group SozKultWiss | Call for Papers

Call for papers & Call for participation for the Autumn Meeting of the KDM Strategy Group Social Science & Humanities 29-30 November 2023 Helmholtz-Zentrum HEREON, Max-Planck Str.

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Members' workshop of the Future Ocean Forum | 12-13 June 2023

The Future Ocean Forum meets for a strategy workshop at the Hanse Wissenschaftskolleg Climate change, research infrastructure, social (in)compatibility of the marine science profession, balance between protection and (sustainable) use of the oceans - the challenges facing marine scientists in the future.

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