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World Oceans Day 2014: Science Happening

June 8th is World Oceans Day, a day recognized by the United Nations to call attention to the coasts, seas and ocean. Together we have the power to protect the oceans! 


The Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) celebrates World Oceans Day by organizing a Science happening on Friday evening, 6 June. The programme includes talks on weather at sea, seafood and seabird migration. Speakers are: Fritz Buyl, meteorologist Oceanographic Meteorology Station ('Weather at sea'), Eric Stienen, seabird expert Research Institute for Nature and Forest ('Seabirds, heroes of the airspace), and Patrick Sorgeloos, world authority Ghent University ('Seafood from aquaculture: the future?'). 


From 19h30 onwards, at CC De Grote Post in Ostend. In Dutch. 



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