The European Commission (EC) has set up the Black Sea Assistance Mechanism (BSAM) to support the implementation of the Common Maritime Agenda for the Black Sea. Specifically, BSAM will support raise awareness on the opportunities presented by the blue economy in the Black Sea region. The blue economy can contribute to the sustainable economic development of the region, particularly the coastal regions. The main goals and related priorities of the Common Maritime Agenda, are (i) healthy marine and coastal ecosystems; (ii) competitive, innovative and sustainable blue economy for the Black Sea; and (iii) investments in the Black Sea blue economy.
On October 15, 2020, will take place Ukrainian online consultations on the Black Sea Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda
Dear colleagues, we invite you to take part in the National Consultative Online Seminar on Black Sea Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (BS SRIA) , within the framework of the Black Sea Connect project funded by the EU, which provides solving number of tasks in the following areas: Addressing fundamental Black Sea research challenges; Developing [...]
For decades the Black Sea has been treated as a dumping ground for agricultural and industrial waste from south eastern Europe - with things so bad that scientists considered parts of it almost entirely dead. But what has been done to turn things around and is there any prospect of an improvement? The BBC's Jonah [...]
6 December 2018 year in UkrSCES the Launching Conference on Project no.BSB165 «Creating a system of innovative transboundary monitoring of the transformations of the Black Sea river ecosystems under the impact of hydropower development and climate change – HydroEcoNex» developed within for the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020 took place in Odessa (Ukraine). [...]
Photo-identification boat cruises initially targeting bottlenose and common dolphins were conducted in the Dzharylgach Bay, at depths between 5 and 9 m, and the sea area of the Karkinit Bay near the Dzharylgach Island, at depths between 3 and 12 m. Later, during the analysis, photo identifiable harbour porpoises were also revealed on the photographs. [...]
Identification and initial assessment of cetacean groupings in coastal waters of the north-western Black Sea, Ukrainian sector 2016 2017 --- Bottlenose dolphin Common dolphin Bottlenose dolphin Implementing organization: Scientific Research Organization “Ukrainian Scientific Centre of Ecology of the Sea” Coordinator: [...]