The 4th European Marine Board Forum Arctic 2050

Towards Ecosystem-based Management in a Changing Arctic Ocean
Event Type: 
Conferences and Workshops
When: 
12 March 2014
Where: 
Brussels, Belgium

The 4th European Marine Board Forum will bring together Arctic stakeholders from multiple sectors (science, industry, policy & governance, NGOs, etc.) to:

  • Discuss current trends and patterns of change in Arctic Ocean ecosystems, including human activity;
  • Identify possible “2050” scenarios for Arctic Change and the corresponding implications for human health and well-being;
  • Highlight key research gaps, needs and challenges in support of understanding, mitigating against, or adapting to Arctic change;
  • Stimulate dialogue across sectors to aid common understanding, collaborative actions and sustainability targets;
  • Promote the need for a sustainable ecosystem-based management of the Arctic Ocean.