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IJMS Editor’s Choice - Balancing marine conservation and research: Scientific surveys in marine protected areas
Learn more about the need for scientific surveys within marine protected areas (MPAs), and the innovative approaches to maintain data integrity while respecting conservation goals in the latest Editor’s Choice from ICES Journal of Marine Science.
Hidden Gems - Insights on Atlantic bluefin tuna behaviour
Explore the surfacing patterns and seasonal behaviours of Atlantic bluefin tuna in the Mediterranean, crucial for refining aerial survey methodologies and conservation strategies.
Nominations open for ICES Awards 2024
It's time to nominate your fellow scientist whose contribution to marine science deserves special recognition.
IJMS Editor’s Choice - Refining marine ecosystem models: The crucial role of calibration
Explore the critical role of model calibration in Ecopath with Ecosim (EwE) and its implications for ecosystem-based management, as highlighted in this Editor's Choice article from ICES Journal of Marine Science.
An opportunity to explore common challenges
Advice requesters, Advisory Council representatives, and observers gather in Copenhagen.
Energy transformation: ICES publishes offshore renewable energy roadmap
ICES Roadmap for Offshore Renewable Energy outlines an accelerated approach to understanding and advising on ecosystem-based management of multiple human uses of marine space.
IJMS Themed Set - Advances and challenges in the modelling and assessment of fishery resources
The latest themed article set in ICES Journal of Marine Science delves into the persistent complexities faced in the world of fisheries management.
Practice your presentation skills with SIIECS
Stressing about presenting a poster or a paper at an upcoming conference? Here’s your chance to practice your presentation skills!
IJMS Editor's Choice - Imaging sonars transform aquatic research
Imaging sonars redefine marine research: a meta-analysis of 155 studies showcases their transformative impact, guiding the future of aquatic exploration.
New Faroes Ecosystem Overview published
ICES now has a complete overview of the Northeast Atlantic marine ecosystem.
Innovation, resilience, and leadership
Stakeholder engagement, shifting to a regional approach, and implementing an ecosystem-based management approach: ACOM Chair Mark Dickey-Collas reflects on his term as he hands over.
IJMS Themed Set - Impacts of fishing on seabirds
The most recent themed set in ICES Journal of Marine Science explores the impacts of the fishing industry on seabirds, highlighting critical challenges and proposing solutions.
SmartDots – creating a link between fish ageing and stock assessment modelling
WGSMART present at the 7th International Otolith Symposium in Chile.
ICES Report on Ocean Climate changes to a three-year publication cycle.
Hidden Gems - Balancing act: small vs. large-scale fisheries
Discover how the coexistence of small-scale and large-scale fisheries impacts employment, income, and food security.
Call for symposium co-sponsorship now open
ICES welcomes proposals for symposium co-sponsorship. Proposal deadline: 1 February 2024
Nominate an early career scientist to speak at ASC 2024
The call for nominations for an early career scientist keynote speaker at ICES Annual Science Conference (ASC) 2024 is open. Deadline for nominations: 8 December 2023
In memoriam - Margaret Moody
ICES is deeply saddened to inform that our former colleague and good friend Margaret Moody passed away.
ICES signs Memorandum of Understanding with Faroe Islands and Greenland
ICES will provide scientific information and advice to the governments of the Faroe Islands and Greenland on fishing opportunities, including information on the state of marine ecosystems and the impact of human activities.
Uptake of innovative fishing gear a social process
Social scientists contribute to basis of latest advice on innovative fishing gear.
IJMS Themed Set - Building the knowledge base to support blue growth in small island developing states
Learn more about Small Island Developing States on their journey toward a sustainable blue economy and the challenges they face in the latest themed set in ICES Journal of Marine Science.
Reflecting on progress
ICES delegates gather in Copenhagen for 111th Council meeting.
New Chair of ICES Advisory Committee announced
Colm Lordan, Ireland, has been officially announced as the incoming Chair of ICES Advisory Committee at the 111th Council meeting.
Hidden Gems - Understanding entrainment and its role in fish migration
Our next Hidden Gems episode explores the entrainment hypothesis and its impact on fish migration. Discover how entrainment could help prevent fisheries collapse.
Advice explainer: Why are precautionary considerations applied to the northwestern and Viking cod substocks?
The Northern Shelf cod assessment has created new and complex advisory and management dilemmas.
Celebrating a scientific powerhouse
Ellen Kenchington is honoured with ICES Outstanding Achievement Award as the Annual Science Conference opens in Bilbao, Spain.
Hidden Gems - Sidney Holt and Ray Beverton's role in shaping fisheries spatial models
Sidney Holt and Ray Beverton's contributions to spatial modeling have markedly impacted fisheries science, providing the fundamental basis for modern demographic stock assessment.
Oceanographic highlights for the North Atlantic 2022
Salinity, temperature, and atmospheric observations by ICES Working Group on Oceanic Hydrography.
Shaping the future of scientific publishing and journal editing
ICES Journal of Marine Science continues its mentorship programme aimed at providing early-career scientists with training in scientific publishing and journal editing.
What is that? Plankton!
As ICES publishes the two hundredth ID Leaflets for Plankton, we talk to the two women who brought new life to this series.
Hidden Gems - Anchoring bias and numerical models
Did you know that anchoring bias has a major role in how numerical models are developed in marine ecology? Watch the latest Hidden Gems!
ICES fisheries advice goes interactive
adviceXplorer allows users to visualize single-stock fisheries advice.
Bycatch mitigation measures in the Bay of Biscay
Latest advice reflects greater bycatch estimates.
A year in review
ICES Annual Report 2022 now published.
In memoriam - Ted Potter
ICES is deeply saddened to inform that our colleague and good friend Ted Potter passed away on 29 May 2023.
IJMS Editor's Choice - Monitoring estuarine fish communities
Passive acoustic monitoring unveils fish abundance using sound in turbid estuaries. A non-invasive method for potential continuous monitoring, aiding adaptive fisheries management. Read more in ICES Journal of Marine Science.
Decoding the genetic tapestry of fisheries and aquaculture
ICES application of genetics expert group celebrates thirty years!
Where now for Baltic Sea stocks?
With many fish stocks declining, ICES plans to gain further insight into the dynamics of this ecoregion.
Strengthening our scientific leadership
Jo Foden appointed as new Head of Science Department at ICES Secretariat.
Looking for a new chair to lead the Ecosystem Observation Steering Group
Ocean observation is a science priority for ICES. We are accepting nominations for the position of Ecosystem Observation Steering Group Chair, taking over the role from 1 January 2024. Deadline for nominations: 9 June 2023
Call for session proposals for ICES Annual Science Conference 2024
Shape the science programme of our Annual Science Conference 2024. Deadline for proposals: 28 August 2023
IJMS Themed Set - Challenges to incentivising avoidance of unwanted catch
The latest themed set highlights the challenges of reducing bycatch, urging behavioural changes from fishers, policy-makers, scientists, institutions, and processes to improve bycatch reduction methods.
A year of Rising Tides
Early career scientists article collection in ICES Journal of Marine Science celebrates its first anniversary.
IJMS Editor's Choice - Plastics! Designing diverse ocean collaboration frameworks
This Editor's Choice article identifies how people from different professional disciplines can successfully collaborate on future science-driven projects related to plastic pollution in marine environments.
ICES publishes a revised Ecosystem Overview for the Greenland Sea ecoregion
From hydrography to marine mammals and birds, climate change is a leading pressure in the Greenland Sea ecoregion.
Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems in EU waters
First recurrent advice sets new standards for the assessment of where Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems are known or likely to occur.
IJMS Editor's Choice - How to use climate change scenarios in fisheries and aquatic conservation research
Authors of the latest Editor's Choice article review evidence on the plausibility of climate change scenarios and recommend best practices for its use in research.
Can the influence of climate change on aquaculture, fisheries, and ecosystems be accounted for in ICES advice?
IJMS Themed Set - Co-Designing Science for the Ocean We Want
As we progress through the Ocean Decade, we look forward to gaining new insights and knowledge on how to collaboratively design ocean science. The articles in this themed set serve as the starting point for an ongoing collection.
Aquaculture Overview for Faroes ecoregion
ICES aquaculture portfolio expands to include the technologically advanced industry of the Faroes ecoregion.
ICES workshop to develop a roadmap to deliver science on offshore renewable energy developments.
IJMS Editor's Choice – Inferring two millennia of tuna size and growth patterns using archaeological vertebrae
The latest Editor’s Choice article from ICES Journal of Marine Science is now available. Here, authors studied archaeological, archived, and modern vertebrae to reconstruct the historical catch-at-size and early-life growth of Atlantic bluefin tuna.
Nominations open for ICES Awards 2023
It's time to nominate your fellow scientist whose contribution to marine science deserves special recognition. Deadline for 2023 nominations: 1 May 2023
New Fisheries Resources Steering Group Chair takes the helm
Jonathan White starts his term as the new Fisheries Resources Steering Group Chair.
IJMS Editor's Choice - DNA cross-contamination risk using different tissue sampling procedures
In the latest Editor’s Choice, read about an experiment that was carried out on tuna to assess DNA cross-contamination risk on board fishing and research vessels.
InterDis summer school opens for applications
ICES Strategic Initiative on the Integration of Early Career Scientists and Orienting Young ScienTists of EuroMarine to host an Interdisciplinary Ocean Transformation summer school for early career scientists.
Testing testing: ICES fisheries advice goes interactive
Single-stock advice goes interactive as ICES launches a new app to visualize fisheries advice.
IJMS Mentorship for Early Career Scientists
ICES Journal of Marine Science is offering a mentorship programme to support early career scientists who are interested in learning more about scientific publishing and journal editing.
IJMS Editor’s Choice - Invasive pink salmon in the Norwegian and Barents Seas
In the latest Editor’s Choice article, read about the first study of invasive pink salmon in the North Atlantic Ocean.
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