Upcoming Events

  • 01. des., GMT+1 – 09:00 – 02. des., GMT+1 – 13:00
    Cádiz, C. Plocia, s/n, 11006 Cádiz, Spain
    ASPC 2022 will take place two years after the launch of the Atlantic Action Plan 2.0 – A New Approach to the Atlantic Maritime Strategy. The occasion provides stakeholders of the Atlantic Community the opportunity to review the current state-of-play of the Atlantic Action Plan and the way forward.
  • 12. des., GMT-5 – 09:00 – 16. des., GMT-5 – 09:00
    Chicago, 2301 S King Dr, Chicago, IL 60616, USA
    AGU (American Geophysical Union) Fall Meeting is the most influential event in the world dedicated to the advancement of Earth and space sciences.
The All-Atlantic Ocean Research Forum 2022

In conjunction to the Scientific Event in Brazil the Side Event 

Harnessing Marine Microbiomes & Biotechnology for a Changing World

was held on June 3, 2022, 14:00-17:00 UTC - Information included in the Newsletter July 2022


Outcomes from the Scientific Events in Brazil were highlighted at the Ministerial Event in Washington, D.C. July 12-14. The event featured ministerial interventions and roundtable discussions, as well as the signing of the All-Atlantic Ocean Research & Innovation Alliance Declaration. The press release and the AAORIA statement is HERE.


Three of our steering committee members:

  • Kelly Goodwin, US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

  •  Alice Ortmann, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

  • Fabiano Thompson, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

participated in the events in Washington DC.

Kelly Goodwin NOAA

Fabiano Thompson AA-BIOTECMAR

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Marine Microbiome Roadmap

Marine Microbiome

We are on the threshold of a new and exciting era of discovery in the oceans

that will shape the development of human endeavours for decades to come.

The World Ocean Day  8 June

Did you know?

  • The Ocean produces at least 50% of the planet´s oxygen (with the help of marine microbiome)

  • Oceans absorb about 30% of carbon dioxide produced by humans, buffering the impacts of global warming.

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Summary of the pledges from the side event 2021 by the Marine Microbiome Working Group