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The key antioxidant ingredient for the new Estonian cosmetics line is Furcellaran, a polysaccharide obtained from the Baltic red alga Furcellaria lumbricalis. Foto: Terje Atonen
23.01.2018

New algae-based cosmetics developed

Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance Consortium led by GEOMAR achieves the first marine bioproduct success

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The expedition POS519 leads the researchers with the German research vessel POSEIDON from Las Palmas (Spain) to the coast of Mauritania. Photo: Jan Steffen/GEOMAR
19.01.2018

Open Science on the open Ocean

Marine research goes public off the coast of Mauritania

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Experts on jellyfish from 15 scientific institutions and companies from all over Europe met in Madeira. Photo: GoJelly
12.01.2018

GoJelly project officially kicks off!

Over 40 experts meet on Madeira to discuss first steps to sustainable Jellyfish products

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White methane hydrate layers traverse the sediments. Photo: MARUM - Zentrum für Marine Umweltwissenschaften, Universität Bremen; G. Bohrmann
08.01.2018

Methane hydrate dissociation off Spitsbergen not caused by climate change

Study identifies post-glacial processes as main reason

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The habitat formed by manganese nodules is home to specific sessile and mobile fauna. Photo: ROV-Team, GEOMAR (CC BY 4.0)
05.01.2018

Deep-sea mining: serious consequences for the marine ecosystem

Scientists call for measures to protect the marine environment

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Launch of a CTD System to collect water samples. The Collaborative Research Center 754 has been intensively studying the oxygen minimum zones in the tropical Atlantic and Pacific since 2008. Photo: Martina Lohmann, GEOMAR.
04.01.2018

Oxygen depletion in the ocean is increasing

Science study reveals risks, but also suggests solutions

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