• Polar Fish 2018

    Polar Fish is the place where new trends, methods and new equipment for the fishing industry will be presented, and since 2012, there will also be products and servi
  • Circular Ocean seminar in Cork brings together International experts on marine waste

    4th September 2018 Delegates from Norway, England, Scotland and Greenland joined industry experts in Cork, Ireland to discuss the challenges and issues surrounding m
  • Dolphins and whales in Irish waters could have one less threat to worry about due to first of its kind ghost gear removal operation

    Ghost fishing gear kills millions of marine animals each year. The Ghost Fishing Foundation and the Gesellschaft zur Rettung der Delphine (GRD), will tackle this pro
  • Circular Ocean Final Seminar

      The last of Circular Ocean’s public events will take place from 9:00am on Tuesday, September 4th in Cork, Ireland, hosted by Cork County Council Initia
  • Circular Ocean Knowledge Base Report now available

    Circular Ocean partners at The Centre for Sustainable Design (UK) has today published useful took for those seeking to create value from waste fishing gear. The repo
  • New EU rules to reduce marine litter

    With the amount of harmful plastic litter in oceans and seas growing ever greater, the European Commission is proposing new EU-wide rules to target the 10 single-use
  • New Funding Call for Irish SME’s

    Ireland’s Marine Institute have announced the launch of the Industry-Led Awards 2018 under the Marine Research Programme.  The Industry-Led call is intended
  • Course Materials for Sustainability Educators

    The team at the prestigious Volvo Ocean Race have launched free resource materials for educators seeking to inspire future generations to reduce their plastic footpr
  • GGGI launches Best Practice Framework

    Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI) has launched a practical guide for the seafood industry to reduce and mitigate lost fishing gear and marine litter.   Ghost
  • EU Announces First Plastics Strategy

    The first ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics announced yesterday, is a part of the transition towards a more circular economy.   It will protect the environm
  • Fishing Nets, Oil Spills and Microplastics in Oulu

    Circular Ocean travelled north to the city of Oulu in Finland last week to join forces with fellow NPA project “APP4SEA”, hosting a joint event at the University
  • Reuse Republic Cork

    On October 23rd, Circular Ocean partners “Maroom E” were invited to take part in the inaugural “Reuse Republic”, the first event of its kind
  • WEBINAR: PRODUCT CIRCULARITY & ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES OF FISHING NETS

    Circular economies aim to minimise resource inputs, emissions and energy leakage by designing long-lasting products; maintaining, repairing, and reusing them; and re
  • New Research highlights threat of marine plastics to seabirds

    New research released by Circular Ocean has highlighted the threat marine plastic pollution poses to seabirds in the northeastern Atlantic region. Researchers found
  • Pakman Awards Finalists!

    Circular Ocean has been announced as a finalist in Ireland’s Repak Recycling Pakman Awards 2017, as one of only three shortlisted for achievements in Environm
  • #Net_Hack_Challenge_Iceland

    #Net_Hack Challenge_Iceland was organised by The Centre for Sustainable Design ® (CfSD) at Reykjavik School of Visual Arts on 18th July 2017, supported by Innova
  • The Ghost Gear Jumper

    Following the first #Net_Hack_Challenge event held at the University of the Creative Arts (UCA), UK in Autumn 2016, MA craft and design student Jennifer Jones has re
  • Circular Thinking in Reykjavik

    The award winning transnational European Circular Ocean Project brought it’s unique eco-innovative thinking to Reykjavik, Iceland this month for a two day Innovati
  • Supporting the Recycling & Reuse of Fishing Gear by NTNU (Norway)

    Barrier Assessment – Mechanisms to support the recycling/reuse of fishing gear & the prevention of gear becoming lost/abandoned at sea Laura Brodbeck R
  • Circular Ocean Hosts Ireland’s first Scenario Exploration Event

    European Event Gets Caught Up In Nets! Date of issue: 29th March 2017 Circular Ocean’s Irish Partners, Cork County Council Initiative “Macroom E” h
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