SponGES held its first roundtable meeting on 10th November in Dakar, Senegal. The meeting was held back-to-back with a FAO/CECAF Technical Workshop on deep-sea fisheries and Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems (VMEs) in the high sea areas of the Eastern Central … Read More
Representatives from the oil and gas industry, environmental– and fisheries directorates as well as research institutes are gathered in Oslo for the annual Forum for offshore environmental monitoring, a meeting organized by Norwegian Oil and Gas and the Norwegian Environment … Read More
It has been an intense period for the SponGES’ team. Besides a summer of research cruises, the EU project has been actively engaged in many events, conferences and international meetings. Some examples? Andrew Davies (Bangor University) has introduced the project in … Read More
The 3rd International Workshop on Taxonomy of Atlanto-Mediterranean Deep-Sea Sponges will be hosted by SponGES partner IEO in Centro Oceanográfico de Gijón (Spain) between the 6th and the 11th of June. Organised by Javier Cristobo (IEO), Pilar Rios (IEO) and … Read More
About 50 delegates from the SponGES wider consortium, its advisory board, interested parties and the EC joined the project kickoff meeting in Bergen. The event featured an initial Open Session, followed by restricted technical meetings. It covered the overall structure … Read More
SponGES, the international project dedicated to deep-sea sponge grounds ecosystems of the North Atlantic, starts today – yet, it will be officially launched on April 19th 2016 during its Kick Off Meeting in Bergen!