We are today at a crossroads, where we realize that our society model is close to reaching its limits. We gradually understand the finitude of our world and our Ocean in terms of space but also on the amount of natural and non-natural resources available. We need to scientifically know and understand the Ocean in order to use it and preserve it at the same time. It's Possible!
The Sea For Society summer activities in Portugal were launched last Wednesday, June 16th in Peniche, by Ciência Viva. Among all Ciência Viva’s “Science in Summer” activities, two were developed in scope of the Sea For Society project: a series of meetings entitled "Encontros Frente ao Mar" and the guide "The most popular species of the Portuguese sea". [+]
At the beginning of July the Marine Institute and Galway Atlantaquaria tackled one of the barriers found from the analysis of the results of the SFS Consultation Forums across 9 EUR countries by introducing teachers to their local seashore, using it as a unique teaching resource. [+]
A new TV series exploring the wonderful and diverse creatures that live in the seas around Ireland counts with the participation of the Marine Institute, a Sea For Society partner, creating awareness of society to this valuable and unique resource. The series begins on Sunday June 22nd at 6:30pm (GMT+01:00) on the Irish TV channel RTÉ One and runs for four weeks. [+]
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