JPI Oceans commitments - Our Ocean Conference Malta | JPI OCEANS

Since 2014, the Our Ocean Conference series has brought about 250 concrete actions across the world, committing over 8.2 billion Euros and designating 9.9 million square kilometres as new Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). On the occasion of the conference hosted by the EU in Malta, JPI Oceans announces four commitments for 2018-2019.

1. Understanding Deep-Sea Ecosystems
2. MarTERA: Developing sustainable maritime technologies
3. Microplastics
4. Blue Bioeconomy

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Besides, Ephemare's scientists are already in Guadeloupe using the Race for Water Ambassador Vessel to collect microplastics in sediment, water surface and marine organisms in the Caribbean Sea.