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Stakeholders develop a research strategy for managing vital marine resources

Exploiting Europe’s fish supplies in a sustainable way needs cooperation from multiple agencies and sectors. The EU-funded COFASP project has brought stakeholders together to develop a research strategy for managing these vital marine resources. Fishing around for sustainable solutions How Europe deals with its fisheries and marine environments has long been a sticky problem. Past […]

The largest commercial fishing Exhibit in the North returns this September – included in the WSC fee!

The Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition will return between the 13-15th September to Kópavogur Iceland, and is set to welcome exhibitors and attendees from around the globe. Everyone who registers for the World Seafood Congress will access the IceFish Expo for free. The Icelandic Fleet represents state of the art of the fisheries technology With a total fleet of […]

Want to know how islands form? Keep up with SUSTAIN!

Happening now: number of scientist are on the recently formed island (geological terms) of Surtsey, south of the island cluster of Vestmannaeyjar in Iceland. Matís, under the guidance of the the microbiologist dr. Viggo Th. Marteinsson, is a participant in the SUSTAIN project but overall project management and principal investigation is in the hands of […]

The New Era of Blue Enlightenment

The New Era of Blue Enlightenment event took place on 12-14 July 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal. Matís took part in this important event as coordinator of EU funded projects; dr. Anna K. Danielsdottir, MareFrame and dr. Gudmundur Stefansson, PrimeFish. Yet another project Matís is coordinating and focuses on the ecosystems of the Atlantic Ocean is […]