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BONUS call 2014: Sustainable ecosystem services

funded projects will be announced in early 2015.

A further BONUS call will open in 2015.


24.11.2014 PostDoc position on modelling land biosphere dynamics

The Mediterranean Institute for Biodiversity and Ecology (IMBE, Aix-Marseille University, Aix-en-Provence, France), in its research group 'Macroecology and Biogeography of Global Change (MacroBio)', has a PostDoc position open for applications. Applicants are instructed to apply at their earliest, and by 31 January 2015 at the latest.

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13.11.2014 New BONUS projects' website is now up and running!

New website with blogs, events and news updated directly by the ongoing BONUS projects is at

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13.11.2014 BONUS in Brief November 2014 issue out now

The focus of the current issue is dedicated to maritime spatial planning featuring a guest column article by the co-chairs of the HELCOM-VASAB Working Group and a considered look of the maritime spatial planning development in the Baltic Sea region

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13.11.2014 Registrations now open for the Oceans Past V Conference, 18-20 May 2015, Tallinn

Multidisciplinary perspectives on the history of human interactions with life in the ocean, the abstract deadline closes on 1 January 2015.

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27.10.2014 10th Baltic Sea Science Congress, Riga, 15-19 June 2015: Science and innovation for future of the Baltic and the European regional seas

The programme of theme sessions and the call for abstracts have now been published.

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21.10.2014 Register now for the 2nd conference on 'The Ocean of Tomorrow projects : what results so far?'

Registration is now open for the second 'The Ocean of Tomorrow projects: what results so far' conference to be held in Brussels on 27 November 2014.

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10.10.2014 Baltic Sea faces a tough future

This week's news alert on "Science for Environment Policy, Issue 388: A service from the European Commission" highlights two projects conducted under the EU-funded BONUS+ research programme: Baltic-C and ECOSUPPORT. The results show that the Baltic Sea is likely to be warmer, lower in oxygen and more acidic in the future.

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10.10.2014 The Baltic Sea Action Plan: Scientific support for policies through the lenses of the past lessons and future predictions introduced at the EurOCEAN 2014 conference

Professor Jacob Carstensen, Aarhus University, Denmark and the coordinator of the BONUS viable ecosystem project COCOA presented the Baltic Sea case of science in support of policy during the EurOCEAN conference session titled "Regional Seas: to the north and west". The session was chaired by Kaisa Kononen, the Executive Director of BONUS on 8 October 2014, during the second day of EurOCEAN in Rome, Italy.

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02.10.2014 Ministers of the Baltic Sea region set new tasks and objectives to enhance maritime spatial planning

The 8th VASAB Ministerial Conference discussed the progress on implementing the VASAB Long-Term Perspective for the Territorial Development of the Baltic Sea region, adopted the Ministerial Declaration about planning and development challenges in the region, as well as committed to the implementation of regional Baltic maritime spatial planning roadmap 2013-2020.

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