The Census of Marine Life Scientific Steering Committee was recently honored at the 2011 International Cosmos Prize Commemorative Lecture and Symposium, which is held to commemorate the 2011 Cosmos Prize winner.
The “Beyond 2010” Workshop: Building a New International Science Program Beyond the First Census of Marine Life is taking place September 30 and October 1, 2011 in Aberdeen, Scotland.
This month, the Census of Marine Life Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) was awarded the 2011 International Cosmos Prize for its excellent research and work, which contributed to a significant understanding of the relationships among living organisms, the interdependence of life and the global environment, and the common nature integrating these interrelationships.
Census of Marine Life researchers published several major scientific articles this month. The Tagging of Pacific Predators (TOPP) project, with the Future of Animal Populations (FMAP) program, published a piece that culminates the TOPP program’s decade-long effort to track top marine predator movements in the Pacific Ocean.
Over the past month, the Census of Marine Life Program Office has continued disseminating the results and conclusions of the 10-year program and began building community support for a follow-on marine biodiversity research initiative.
The Census of Marine Life Beyond 2010 Scientific Planning Committee, a committee tasked with developing ideas for a new marine biodiversity research program, met this week in Washington, DC
Following the global announcement of Census of Marine Life research program findings in October 2010, many of the national and regional committees of the Census are holding symposia and workshops to convey and promote Census findings to their local audiences.
The Census of Marine Life sponsored a side event on Friday, October 22 at the UN Convention on Biological Diversity Conference (CBD) of the Parties 10 (COP10) in Nagoya, Japan.
The Census of Marine Life will unveil the findings of the previous 10 years of research at the Decade of Discovery events in London, UK on October 4, 2010 at the Royal Institution of Great Britain.
This month, the Synthesis Group of the Census of Marine Life met in Newfoundland, Canada to finalize the growing list of products that will be released surrounding the Decade of Discovery events in London, UK from October 4-6, 2010.