Satellite event held successfully

On March 10, 2022, our satellite event as part of the UN Ocean Decade Laboratory “A Healthy and Resilient ocean” was held successfully. The topic of the event was ‘Science and society collaborate for a healthy and resilient ocean in China’. We discussed this through the following three aspects: how…

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Join us in the UN ocean decade satellite event!

Join us in the UN ocean decade satellite event! Science and society collaborate for a healthy and resilient ocean in China 科学与社会共同合作,建设一个健康和有韧性的海洋 Time: 10 March, 9:00 – 11:00 am CET Please watch the recorded webinar here: https://youtu.be/ayH5g3pG8E0 About the event This online session is part of the UN Ocean Decade…

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POGO – ‘Ocean Observing Case Study’: Inspiring a new approach to aquaculture on Hainan Island

The long-term Sino-German collaboration projects (LANCET-ECOLOC-TICAS) led by Dr. Tim Jennerjahn at ZMT have been chosen as an ‘Ocean Observing Case Study’ by the Partnership for Observation of the Global Ocean (POGO) and published in the ‘Coastal Water Quality’ theme. The ‘Ocean Observing Case Studies’ project was initiated by POGO…

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Seagrass Education Events for Schools

Seagrass Education Events for Schools During the month of September, our seagrass education team once again, came together and gave several lectures on seagrass and other important coastal ecosystems for more than 100 students from two primary schools in Hainan. The seagrass education team has already compiled seagrass education handbook…

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Seagrass meadows in Hainan are disappearing

Seagrass meadows are natural filters for nutrients and organic matter (OM). However, excessive enrichment is detrimental for seagrasses. Our ECOLOC subproject6 ‘Response of seagrasses to aquaculture effluents and the filtering capacity of seagrass meadows for anthropogenic nutrients and organic matter’ has recently published results in Marine Environmental Research, biogeochemist Tim…

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