24.08.2020

# Projects

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Project: Ocean CDR

"A growing number of scientists, entrepreneurs, policy-makers, NGOs, and foundations are exploring methods that could boost the ocean’s capacity to remove carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere. This knowledge hub brings together all stakeholders to advance the state of knowledge, build bridges across disciplines, and help the community move towards testing and piloting of the most promising Ocean CDR approaches."

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13.08.2020

# Media

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Medium: Taking carbon farming out to sea

"Just like land agriculture, ocean-based farming can become a climate mitigation tool. Its potential relies on one key crop: seaweed."

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13.08.2020

# Calls & events

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Call for Participation: Ocean Visions working groups to advance ocean-based carbon dioxide removal

Deadline: 21. August 2020

"We are looking for motivated individuals from diverse backgrounds to contribute to multi-stakeholder virtual working groups in Fall 2020. These working groups will be oriented around key ocean-based CDR pathways, as well as cross-cutting issues that affect all ocean-based CDR pathways. If you are interested in participating in one or more working groups, please sign up with the survey below by August 21."

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06.08.2020

# New Publications

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Di Jin; et al. (2020): The value of scientific research on the ocean's biological carbon pump

Di Jin; Hoagland, Porter; Buesseler, Ken O. (2020): The value of scientific research on the ocean's biological carbon pump. In Science of the Total Environment, p. 141357. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.141357.

"Here, an analytical model of the economic effects of global carbon emissions—including scientific uncertainty about BCP sequestration—was developed to estimate the value of marine scientific research concerning sequestration."

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27.07.2020

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Project: Ocean-based Negative Emission Technologies - analyzing the feasibility, risks, and co-benefits for stabilizing the climate (OceanNETs)

"OceanNETs will investigate the potentials and risks of proposed ocean-based NETs using a transdisciplinary research approach. The project aims to find out whether ocean-based NETs can play an essential and sustainable role in achieving climate neutrality."

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23.07.2020

# Calls & events

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Job: Postdoctoral Researcher in Environmental Economics (Kiel Institute)

Deadline: 07. August 2020

"The advertised position is supposed to contribute to the research project “Ocean-based technologies to remove carbon dioxide” (OceanNETs)."

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14.07.2020

# Calls & events

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Call for Proposals: ClimateWorks Foundation: Marine Macroalgae Cultivation and Utilization research

Deadline: 31. July 2020

"A 10-month contract up to $150,000 USD will be awarded to build a sensitivity model that estimates net CO2 removal and emission reductions associated with marine macroalgae cultivation and utilization."

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30.06.2020

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Ocean Visions: Ocean Carbon Dioxide Removal Interest Survey

 

"The purpose of this brief questionnaire is to identify key players and interested parties in the ocean-based CDR space and to build a database of cross-sectoral professionals looking to advance ocean-based CDR."

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29.06.2020

# Media

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Geomar: Mobilizing the ocean for climate protection

"GEOMAR coordinates research project on ocean-based negative emissions technologies."

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22.06.2020

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NTNU: Ocean-based negative emissions technology research receives prestigious funding

"From 1 July, scientists from 14 institutions in six countries will be examining the opportunities and risks of ocean-based technologies for negative emissions."

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