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The Pacific Ocean is the largest of the Earth's oceanic divisions. It extends from the Arctic in the north to the Southern Ocean in the south, bounded by Asia and Australia in the west, and the Americas in the east.
Surfrider Foundation Europe is looking for young ocean enthusiasts to host a youth event in La Rochelle, France in 2022

The Surfrider Foundation Europe is looking for young ocean enthusiasts from the EU member states to organise a youth event about maritime jobs and shipping in La Rochelle, France, from 7th to 13th February 2022.

Last update: 28/10/21

We are officially launching the first call for project submission of the Youth4Ocean Forum!

Do you have a project in mind to raise awareness of consumers on sustainable seafood or an innovative business plan to use marine resources sustainably? Or something completely different that you think has the potential to change things? We welcome applications from anyone involved or interested in the sustainable use of marine resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods, and jobs while preserving the health of marine ecosystems.

Last update: 18/11/20

Fukushima - impact on marine environment - outcome of second EU-Japan meeting

The meeting was a follow up to one held a year previously. The objective was to take stock of radioactive contamination in waters and marine life in the Pacific following the meltdown of the reactors at Fukushima and, in the light of new measurements and insights, to reassess measures taken to prevent contaminated marine life entering the food chain

Last update: 03/07/18

Monitoring fish imports from Pacific following Fukushima accident


Last update: 04/01/12

Japanese sea food

Last update: 11/10/11

Mercator Simulation of Fukushima accident

  High resolution Global system Mercator: PSY4

Last update: 30/09/11

Comments from Japan on "risk of importing contaminated fish from outside Japanese EEZ following nuclear accident at Fukushima"

  Preliminary comments on “Risk of importing contaminated fish from outside Japanese EEZ following nuclear accident at Fukushima”    

Last update: 09/05/11

Contamination of fish landed in Japan following Fukushima accident

using data from Japanese Fisheries Agency   Cs137       I131         Number below detectable level

Last update: 05/05/11

Whereabouts of tuna in Japanese waters

All information is taken from Alain Fonteneau's "Atlas of tropical tuna fisheries", ORSTOM, 1997  

Last update: 05/05/11

Risk of importing contaminated fish From outside Japanese EEZ following nuclear accident at Fukushima

This assessment was made by the European Commission's Directorate General for Fisheries and Maritime Affairs on the basis of best available information. Comments, criticisma and additional analysis is invited. To provide comments on this page you need to login.

Last update: 03/07/18