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ECSA has just introduced new, reduced rate membership fees for annual and student members for countries on the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development) DAC (Development Assistance Committee) list of lower income countries. ECSA wishes to make access to membership easier for applicants from these countries, and welcomes new applicants. For further information please go to ... Read full article

We are looking for expressions of interest for a host organisation for our 2021 ECSA Focus Meeting. The ECSA Focus Meetings are based on a specific geographic area, theme or topic and are usually held in March/April of the qualifying year. 

Please email your expression of interest or any questions you may have to ... Read full article

"Marine Protected Areas - Science, Policy and Management" by John Humphreys, Portsmouth Institute of Marine Sciences and Robert W.E.Clark of the Southern Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority has just been published. The book follows on from the ECSA local meeting held at Poole, Dorset in May 2019, and is published by Elsevier.

In the face of unprecedented pressure on marine ... Read full article

The 9th EUROLAG conference on coastal lagoons and transitional environments will be held in the historic island of Venice (Italy) on 20-24 January 2020. The five day conference is devoted to science, research and management issues that are related to lagoons and transitional areas.

The conference is being organized by the Institute of Marine Sciences (ISMAR) of the Italian National...Read more about this event

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17 Dec 20

The Environment Agency held a REACH (Restorating Estuarine & Coastal Habitats in the North East Atlantic) conference at the Natural History Museum in London on the 16th July 2019. Outputs from this, including pdfs of presentations are now available here  ... Read full article

Legal Education in Science Survey


Dear ECSA members,

We would like to make you aware of a short (2 minute) survey regarding Legal Education in Science, in which you are welcome to participate.

Researchers from the Colleges of Law and Science at Swansea University are interested in the nature of law teaching in science disciplines. It is becomming increasingly ... Read full article

The final programme and further information for delegates has been posted to the conference web page. Please find the updated version of delegates' notes and the virtual delegates' pack with further information on sponsors here ... Read full article

REARRANGED: ECSA Online Focus Meeting, Wednesday April 28th 2021

From catchment to coast, with an emphasis on the estuaries and coasts of southwest England

The ECSA Focus meeting "From catchment to coast, with an emphasis on the estuaries and coasts of southwest England", originally scheduled for spring 2020 will now be held as a 1-day on-line event on Wednesday 28th April...Read more about this event

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26 Apr 21

The Falkland Island Government (FIG) and SAERI are currently assessing the infrastructure and services required to fully support increased scientific and research activities both in the Falkland Islands and the wider South Atlantic region.  We are interested in your expectations and requirements for infrastructure, services and logistics, as well as gaining a better understanding of the ... Read full article