Removal of deep-sea sponges by bottom trawling in the Flemish Cap area: conservation, ecology and economic assessment

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REFERENCE Pham, CK; Murillo, FJ; Maldonado, M; Colaço, A; Ottaviani, D; Kenchington, E (2019). Scientific Reports. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-52250-1. ABSTRACT Deep-sea sponge grounds are vulnerable marine ecosystems, which through their benthic-pelagic coupling of nutrients, are of functional relevance to the deep-sea realm. … Read More

Project SponGES meets stakeholders

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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