Tag: marine

14th February 2012 Toronto, Canada

UK announces Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult centre

The Technology Strategy Board (the UK’s national innovation agency) announced last week that a UK-wide consortium would set up the new Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult centre, with sites in Glasgow and Northumberland. You can read the press release here. Wind, wave and tidal power will be crucial components of the UK’s future energy mix if […]

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23rd September 2011 Toronto, Canada

Canada-UK joint declaration: "A stronger partnership for the 21st century"

Yesterday saw the signing of a joint declaration by the Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom and Canada. As part of a wider North American trip, David Cameron made a brief visit to Ottawa yesterday and signed the Canada-UK joint declaration entitled A stronger partnership for the 21st century. Of particular interest to the Science […]

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6th July 2011 Ottawa, Canada

World Oceans Day – WWF hosts Stephen Hall from the UK’s National Oceanography Centre

This year on World Oceans Day (June 8, 2011) WWF-Canada hosted a round table and reception with government, industry and academic participants, aimed at drawing attention to and increasing the dialogue on the conservation and economics of our oceans.¬† Stephen Hall from the UK’s National Oceanography Centre¬†(NOC), in was invited to present an overview of […]

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