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Stormy Skies

Marine Conservation organizations in Europe, Africa and the Middle East

EurOcean

EU4Ocean, European Centre for information on Marine Science and Technology

Portugal

Region Active

Europe

Non-profit NGO

2002

Activity

Description

Marine conservation, Marine conservation awareness and education, Database of marine organizations

The European Centre for information on Marine Science and Technology (EurOcean), established in 2002, is an independent scientific non-governmental organisation whose membership comprises leading European marine research, funding and outreach organisations. Its aim is to facilitate information exchange and generate value-added products in the field of marine sciences and technologies between a wide range of governmental and non-governmental bodies. EurOcean provides comprehensive databases of information on topics related to marine science and technology in Europe with priority given to three main domains: Marine Knowledge Management, Marine Research Infrastructures and Ocean Public Outreach and Awareness activities. It was founded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) and the French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea (Ifremer).

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