South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands have just released stamps featuring cold water corals. (more)
The first CoralFISH newsletter is now available to view(pdf <1Mb) or download (pdf 5Mb).
A 'Cruise blog' page has been added to the 'Society' tab. Here, scientists can post news from their cruise as they are at sea.
An Expert Workshop on the Implementation of the FAO International Guidelines for the Management of Deep-sea Fisheries in the High Seas will be held in Busan, Republic of Korea, 10-12 May, 2010. (more)
The Fifth GLOBAL OCEANS CONFERENCE 2010, 3-7 May, 2010, will be held at UNESCO, Paris, France.(more)
Information regarding the First Scientific Meeting (5th-8th October) is on the Partners Only section.
A new page has been added with links to CoralFISH-related articles in the mainstream press.
CoralFISH now has videos available to view.
There are new photographs up on our Gallery page from the OceanLAB ROBIO lander, the Celtic Explorer cruise, outreach work in Italy, and corals from the Azores.
PROTECT/EMPAFISH Murcia MPA Symposium volume of the ICES Journal of Marine Science has now been published. Issue contents here
CoralFISH researchers feature in new book on Ireland's Ocean. More info.
Formigas seamount: new hidrarian gardens and species revealed by DOP/UAz. More info.
2012 Marine Targets: European Marine Strategy and Issues in the High Seas European seminar, December 9-11 2008, Brest (France) More info.
4th International Symposium on Deep-sea Corals, December 1-5, 2008, Wellington, New Zealand. More info.
Successful kick-off meeting in Galway, June, 2008.   More info.

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EU Commissioner Geoghegan-Quinn launches €8 billion FP7 research call. More here.
CoralFISH will have a display at the European Commission's 'Research in Action' exhibition in Dublin, July 9th-20th, showcasing EU-funded Research in Ireland.
CoralFISH will be involved in the Volvo Ocean Race Grand Finale in Galway June 30th - July 8th. More information available here
Registration and abstract submission for the joint CoralFISH/Deepfishman conference in August "The scientific basis for ecosystem based resource management and monitoring in the deep-waters of the Mediterranean & North Atlantic" is open here.
Issue 6 (March 2012) of the CoralFISH newsletter is now available here.
Issue 5 (October 2011) of the CoralFISH newsletter is now available here.
CoralFISH researchers were at sea in Autumn 2011 on the Pourquoi Pas? Their cruise blog is a good read, even now they're back on land.
NIOZ are organising the 5th International Deepsea Coral Symposium, to be held in Spring 2012. (More)
A workshop on coral identification will be held as part of the syposium and registration is now open (More).
CoralFISH researchers were involved in the "International Earth system expert workshop on ocean stresses and impacts" earlier this year. The summary report from the workshop is now available here.
BBC website features work by CoralFISH's Chris Yesson and Alex Rogers on global seamounts.
Issue 4 (February 2011) of the CoralFISH newsletter is now available here.
Some recent work by CoralFISH researcher Andre Freiwald & his team features in the latest edition of Ireland's Science Spin magazine p3. (More)
CoralFISH partners ZSL hosted a symposium "Marine Protected Areas on the high seas" in Feb 2011 (more)
Issue 3 of the CoralFISH newsletter is now available here.
CoralFISH were represented at EurOCEAN 2010 (Ostend, 12-13 October 2010). (more)
The World Conference on Marine Biodiversity was hosted by CoralFISH partners, the University of Aberdeen, Sept 2011.
Issue 2 of the CoralFISH Newsletter is available to download now from here
CoralFISH team in the Azores get ready to sail (More)
SEAMBOR report released. (Marine Board-ESF Position Paper 14) (More)
CoralFISH scientists will be aboard an ECOMAR cruise departing St John's in Canada on 26th May. Follow their cruise here
CoNISMa are running a course in meta-analysis in ecology in December. More info.
A joint ESF/ICES/EFARO foresight report entitled: "Science dimensions of Ecosystem Approach to Management of Biotic Ocean Resources" will be published shortly.(more)
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