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ICES Secretariat closed on 13 May
Our Secretariat is closed for a public holiday on Thursday 13 May. We are back in the office on Friday 14 May.
FEATURE ARTICLE - Tributyltin: the story of a hidden bottom-up killer of the Crangon crangon population
A population-level endocrine disruption by TBT may have interfered unnoticed for the past 60 years of Crangon crangon's life history and almost the entire history of its recorded fisheries.
Training the next generation of editors
ICES Journal of Marine Science launches an Editorial Mentorship Programme to train early career researchers in scientific publishing and journal editing.
Fostering advances in zooplankton ecology for 30 years
Created in 1991, ICES Working Group on Zooplankton Ecology continues today with the same drive.
A transparent advisory process
Highlighting our commitment to the ecosystem approach, ICES publishes a new advisory framework with the basis for both advice requests on fishing opportunities and ecosystem, environmental, and broader scale advice.
ICES experts contribute to UN’s Second World Ocean Assessment
The Second World Ocean Assessment, the major output of the second cycle of the United Nation’s Regular Process, is launched today. Experts from our network have contributed to this global effort to provide integrated assessment of the world’s oceans.
Seal of approval
Accredited by CoreTrustSeal, ICES joins network of worldwide certified repositories for data management.
IJMS Editor's Choice - Sediment mobilization by bottom trawls
The latest Editor’s Choice article from the ICES Journal of Marine Science is now available. Here, authors estimate the sediment mobilization from hydrodynamic drag, applying their methods to the Dutch North Sea beam trawl fishery.
Call for session proposals for ICES Annual Science Conference 2022
Shape the science programme of our Annual Science Conference 2022 in Dublin, Ireland. Deadline for session proposal submissions: 14 June 2021
Marine aquaculture in the anthropocene
How can aquaculture adapt its operations to climate change?
Reducing the impact of mobile bottom-contacting fishing gears on seafloor habitats
A recent workshop invited stakeholders to provide feedback on the trade-off analysis between fisheries and the seafloor.
Nominations open for ICES Outstanding Achievement Award
It's time to nominate a fellow scientist whose contribution to our work and marine science deserves special recognition. Deadline for nominations: 3 May 2021
COVID-19 outbreak effects on ICES work
Important information about the effects of COVID-19 outbreak measures in Denmark on ICES work.
In Memoriam - Jakob Magnússon
We are deeply saddened to inform that Dr Jakob Magnússon, an Icelandic fisheries scientist and former member of ICES Council, passed away at New Year's Eve at 94 years old.
What are the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on human wellbeing and interactions with coastal nature?
ICES Working Group on Resilience and Marine Ecosystem Services are conducting a survey to increase understanding about how interacting with the natural environment in coastal areas may influence human health and wellbeing.
In Memoriam - Jakob Jakobsson
We are deeply saddened to inform about the passing of a great colleague Jakob Jakobsson.
What are the socio-economic implications of offshore wind on fishing communities?
Join our March workshop to contribute towards a better understanding of offshore wind development.
Exploring challenges and opportunities
Decision-makers and policy developers from governments and intergovernmental organizations that request ICES advice, along with Advisory Council representatives and stakeholders gain unique insight to ICES advice.
New Year, new leaders
Our four new steering group chairs share their vision for their groups.
Getting our tentacles into cephalopod fisheries
Recent papers review the life history and ecology of European cephalopods and investigate the management and socioeconomic importance of the common octopus in Europe.
Scripted by TAF
Simpler, less time consuming, and higher quality - workshop explores the reporting process for ICES expert groups with a special focus on stock assessment groups.
ICES and UK sign a Memorandum of Understanding
ICES will provide scientific advice to the government of the United Kingdom on fishing opportunities, including information on the state of marine ecosystems and the impact of human activities.
Call for co-sponsorship of 2022 and 2023 symposia
ICES is looking for proposals for symposia co-sponsorship for 2022 and 2023. Proposal deadline: 1 February 2021
Protecting vulnerable marine ecosystems in deep-sea waters
ICES releases advice on areas where vulnerable marine ecosystems are known to occur or are likely to occur in European deep-sea fishing areas.
IJMS Editor's Choice - Best environmental practices for deep-sea mining: are we there yet?
The latest Editor’s Choice article from ICES Journal of Marine Science is now available. Here, a study investigates Ecosystem-based Management principles in deep seabed mining.
IJMS Editor's Choice - A novel genetic analysis reveal spatial mismatch between management and biological units of haddock
The latest Editor’s Choice article from the ICES Journal of Marine Science is now available. Here, researchers measure genetic variability of haddock among fishing grounds across the North Atlantic and into the Arctic and Barents Sea.
North Atlantic atmosphere highlights 2019
Climatic conditions in the North Atlantic for 2019 presented by the Working Group on Oceanographic Hydrography in ICES Report on Ocean Climate.
New Fisheries Overview for the Oceanic Northeast Atlantic
ICES extends its Fisheries Overview portfolio.
A new framework for ICES advice
ICES develops ten guiding principles to support ecosystem-based management advice.
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