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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

Current ECSA Logo

ECSA Council have agreed to hold an open competition to explore whether the current ECSA logo should be refreshed or replaced*. Consequently, this year, the Annual Photo Competition is to be replaced by the ‘ECSA Logo Competition’. 

The ECSA Logo Competition is open to all ECSA members.  Entries are ... 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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14 Oct 19

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

Preliminary Programme & Call for Poster Abstracts & Registrations

An ECSA Focus meeting will be held at the Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Devon PL1 3DH, UK, between Tuesday 31 March and Thursday 2 April 2020.

The theme will be: ‘From catchment to coast with an emphasis on the estuaries and coastal waters of SW England’ and will cover a wide range of...Read more about this event

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21 Jan 20