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NOC hosts Commonwealth marine science event

The NOC in Southampton today hosted a celebration of marine science across the Commonwealth attended by High Commissioners from across the Commonwealth, ahead of next week’s Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, where member states will gather in London to agree further global measures to protect our oceans.

NOC contributes to major new government report on future of the sea

Foresight Future of the Sea report, visit GOV UK to download

A major new report looking at the future of the sea, published by the Government Office for Science, sets out the opportunities available for the UK to capitalise on its existing strengths in research, technology and the diversity of ocean industries.

UK-Brazil Year of Science and Innovation hosts RRS James Cook in Rio

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The arrival of the RRS James Cook into Rio kicked off a special day of events hosted by the city’s Museum of Tomorrow to celebrate the announcement of the upcoming UK-Brazil Year of Science and Innovation.

Global project to map ocean floor by 2030 gets underway

The Nippon Foundation this week announced that the Nippon Foundation-GEBCO (General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans) Seabed 2030 project is now under way.