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Marine Scotland Communications

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Marine & Fisheries News from other organisations

15th April 2014

MSCC News: 15 April 2014 The Hamilton Declaration on Collaboration for the Conservation of the Sargasso Sea in March 2014 was open for signature in March 2014. If you have other questions related to this notice please contact Louise Savill, Foreign and Commonwealth Office at louise.savill@fco.gov.uk  

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Marine & Fisheries News from other organisations

15th April 2014

MSCC News: 15 April 2014 New research from the University of Southampton has identified a coral-eating flatworm as a potential threat for coral reefs. Read the article For more information about the Marine Science Co-ordination Committee, please visit www.defra.gov.uk/mscc/.

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Marine & Fisheries News from other organisations

9th April 2014

MSCC News: 9 April 2014 Ocean acidification research involving scientists from the UK Ocean Acidification Research Programme (UKOA) is featured on NBC in the USA today. Read the article For more information about the Marine Science Co-ordination Committee, please visit www.defra.gov.uk/mscc/.

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Oceanographers hit the road with Mini-Tour

4th April 2014

For National Science and Engineering Week (14-23 March 2014), oceanographers from Marine Scotland hit the road with a mini-tour of Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire, taking their “All At Sea: The story of ocean drifters” workshop to six different primary schools. The workshop, which was developed by Bee Berx and Sarah Hughes, was first presented to Mile End…

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Marine & Fisheries News from other organisations

4th April 2014

MSCC News: 4 April 2014 Open access model allows scientists to predict climate and other anthropogenically influenced environmental changes. Read the article For more information about the Marine Science Co-ordination Committee, please visit www.defra.gov.uk/mscc/.  

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Marine & Fisheries News from other organisations

4th April 2014

MSCC News: 4 April 2014 England’s first ever plans for the future of its seas have been published today. Read the article For more information about the Marine Science Co-ordination Committee, please visit www.defra.gov.uk/mscc/.  

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Marine & Fisheries News from other organisations

25th March 2014

MSCC News: 25 March 2014 Changes in the sun’s energy output may have led to marked natural climate change in Europe over the last 1000 years, according to researchers at Cardiff University. Read the article   For more information about the Marine Science Co-ordination Committee, please visit www.defra.gov.uk/mscc/.

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Dolphin Watching in Aberdeen

13th March 2014

It seems more than the sun came out to play in Aberdeen yesterday! Whilst out taking some pictures near the Marine Laboratory, Mhairi Sinclair and Keith Mutch from our Communications Team saw at least five dolphins larking around near the lighthouse.    The Comms colleagues got some great pictures – come and have a look…

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Calm seas are deceptively dangerous, warn scientists

11th March 2014

Seaside swimmers face the greatest risk of being dragged out into deep water when the waves are small and the tide is low, new research has revealed. The study, carried out on beaches throughout Devon and Cornwall, UK, says dangerous rip currents are at their most potent in small but long waves caused by distant…

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