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Commissioner Moedas to visit BONUS in August and other highlights

By Kaisa Kononen, Executive Director, BONUS Kaisa_web

BONUS has an intensive period behind -the most important highlight was the start of eight new projects funded from the call 2014 in April, bringing the number of current BONUS projects to a total of 28. The Latvian presidency events in June 2015 and forthcoming Commissioner Carlos Moedas's visit to BONUS on 31 August continue the string of this year's highlights. Before the end of the year, BONUS will be showcased in its European constituency of stakeholders in Brussels and a new BONUS call will be launched. 
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Watch the videos of the Baltic Sea Science Congress and BONUS Forum policy day 17 June 2015

DeGroot_video at BSSCView the keynote speeches by Rudolf De Groot on how to embed marine goods and services to societal action in support of region’s prosperity, and Mike Elliott on searching for the best cross-border and -sector governance model, and other presentations of the day!
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1-2 December 2015 The members of the BONUS Steering Committee, Advisory Board and Forum of the Project Coordinators please take note of these dates planned for the kick-off conference of the sustainable ecosystem services projects commenced in April 2015, and the next BONUS triple meeting that are planned to take place in Brussels. Soon more updates available!

Newest highlights from www.bonusprojects.org:

ESABALT is now a Flagship Project under the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region!

The Policy Area Coordinators for the Policy Area on Maritime Safety and Security (PA Safe) of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region have officially confirmed Flagship Project status to the ESABALT project.
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Summer 2015 blogs from BONUS projects:

Dana - don't use this, use the smaller one
Sources & sinks: A tale of coastal biogeochemistry - COCOA: Örefjärden field campaign, August sampling and Back to the Öre estuary
Uggla cv

The model bacteria - BLUEPRINT Back to work after vacation

Race against eutrophication - BALTICAPP Summer at university
profil blogg

Benthosphere - COCOA Summer school in Glücksburg

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