Press reports


What a Piece of Work is a Fish: Noble, Sustainable and Fruitful

06. June 2012

1.5 Million Euro Funding for a Joint Project on Aquaculture in Kiel

The new research project on aquaculture by scientists from the Christian Albrechts University in Kiel (CAU) comprises eleven sub-projects. …


How does Dolomite form?

04. June 2012

Scientists in Kiel show the influence of marine bacteria on mineral formation

The formation of the mineral dolomite is still puzzling scientists. …


“The Future Ocean” on the Museum Ship MS Wissenschaft 2012 – a Greater Understanding of Sustainability

30. May 2012

This year an entire city will be floating through rivers and canals – with exhibits by the Cluster of Excellence “The Future Ocean”

Starting on the 30th of May, the museum ship MS Wissenschaft, sponsored by the German Ministry of Education and …


World Fisheries Congress in Edinburgh

23. May 2012

More than 1000 scientists from all continents of the world came together from the 7th to the 11th of May for the World Fisheries Congress (WFC) in Edinburgh, Scotland.

The congress was organized by the World Council of Fisheries Societies and it is …


Future Ocean at Expo 2012 in Korea

14. May 2012

German Pavilion with exhibits on overfishing and ocean observation

On May 12th the World Expo will open its doors in the South Korean city of Yesou. The numerous country pavilions of the Expo will provide information on the “Living Ocean and …


Discover the Secrets of the Deep

08. May 2012

A new showcase for marine research opened in Kiel

This month the Zoological Museum in Kiel and the GEOMAR | Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research are portraying the secrets of the deep sea in a joint exhibition. The cooperative exhibition, which opened …


Overfished But Still on the Plate

17. April 2012

Nearly 30 percent of the fish products with the MSC or FOS certification come from overfished stocks.

Three quarters of the marine fish stocks worldwide are regarded as overfished or used to sustainability limits. Numerous fish stocks have even …


Healthy Fish and a Network for Aquaculture

10. April 2012

Ministry of Economic Affairs Promotes Research in Aquaculture

Two new projects in aquaculture are being supported by the Ministry of Economic Affairs with a sum total of 950,000 Euros within the framework of the Guidelines for Granting Subsidies for …


Possible Blowout and Environmental Damage

29. March 2012

Cluster scientists assess the gas leak in the North Sea

A large amount of gas has been escaping uncontrollably out of the drilling platform “Elgin” off the east coast of Scotland for days. Scientists from GEOMAR | Helmholtz Centre for …


“University Kiel as an International Role Model”

29. March 2012

Delegation from Zhejiang University visits CAU

The presidential board of Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel (CAU) welcomed a delegation of nine from the Chinese partner university Zhejiang to the Campus. The reasons for the visit were talks about …