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20.000 SOUNDS UNDER THE SEA - THE OCEAN MAPPING EXPEDITION RETURNED to Sevilla

The Laboratory of Applied Bioacoustics (LAB) of the Technical University of Catalonia, BarcelonaTech (UPC) joined effort with FONDATION PACIFIQUE to undertake 20.000 Sounds under the Sea, the first global project dedicated to the study of ocean natural sounds and the impact of noise pollution on mar ... [Read more]

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RELEASE of the GIEC SPECIAL REPORT on OCEAN, CRYOPSHERE AND CLIMATE CHANGE

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) held its 51st session in the Principality of Monaco from 20 to 23 September 2019 to release the Special Report on the Ocean and the Cryosphere in a Changing Climate, evaluating the physical processes and impacts of climate change on ocean, coastal ... [Read more]

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JONAS is on its WAY: an EU PROJECT to HELP REGULATING UNDERWATER ANTHROPOGENIC NOISE

On 25th -26th September, Rocio Prieto, member of the Laboratory of Applied Bioacoustics (LAB) went to Nantes to attend the kick off meeting of JONAS (Joint Framework for Ocean Noise in the Atlantic Seas) project. JONAS is a European project that brings together partners from Ireland, UK, France, Por ... [Read more]

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MONACO YACHT-CLUB CAPTAIN`S FORUM: TOWARDS the YACHTING with SENSE INITIATIVE

Monaco, September 26, 2019 -The Monaco Yachting Club (YCM) invited Michel André to introduce the LAB research on underwater noise pollution at the 23th edition of the Captain`s Forum. This annual event in partnership with Ascoma Maritime is a very important think tank to go towards a more sustainabl ... [Read more]

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LIFE at the EXTREMES: the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC RAINFOREST INDEX

The three-day Rainforest Index Convening (30 Sept-2 Oct) gathered 40 international experts on rainforests across scientific disciplines in Washington DC at the National Geographic Headquarters to discuss major current rainforest issues, including:

Rainforest Function (Carbon, Water, Clim ... [Read more]

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EXPANDING PROJECT PROVIDENCE TECHNOLOGY to PROTECTED AREAS in SOUTH AMERICA

The III Latin American and Caribbean Congress of Protected Areas took place in Lima from 14-17 October 2019 under the theme ``Solutions for welfare and sustainable development``.

This Congress -created in 1997- is an initiative from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) ... [Read more]

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PROJECT PROVIDENCE NODES ARE CONTINUOUSLY MONITORING MAMIRAUÁ BIODIVERSITY

Project Providence represents a breakthrough in the way biodiversity is monitored by creating and deploying a state-of-the-art technology (i.e. Providence nodes) that allows the continuous monitoring of biodiversity under a standard protocol, with real-time identification of species through visual a ... [Read more]