Tag Archives: Cefas

Marine Program Launched to Tackle South African Ocean Plastics

Experts from the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas), part of the U.K. government’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), are partnering with the South African government and working alongside research colleagues in South Africa to identify solutions to problems posed by marine litter, including reducing our reliance on single-use plastics, improvements in waste management, and

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Marine Litter Program Offers Global Forum for Cooperation

Experts from the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas), part of the UK government, are working alongside colleagues in Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands to identify country-specific solutions to problems posed by marine litter, including reducing reliance on single-use plastics, improvements in waste management and developing more sustainable life cycles for plastics. In recent years, the serious issue

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Wave Glider Mission Studies UK Zooplankton and Fish Populations

A state-of-the-art technique for mapping and counting schools of fish has been tested on an autonomous marine platform in the North Sea, offering a new method for collecting data on fish stocks. Cefas (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, UK) and Liquid Robotics have successfully deployed, tested and recovered a remotely piloted Wave Glider, which was adapted to allow scientists to

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