News Release

30 January 2020

The World Ocean Council (WOC) – the lead GloFouling Project Partner for engaging the wider ocean business and investment community – invites interested parties to the GloFouling Webinar Series.

The webinars are part of the GEF-UNDP-IMO GloFouling Partnerships Project which is working to better understand and tackle the multi-sectoral challenge of biofouling and its impacts on marine biodiversity and the Sustainable Blue Economy.

The first webinar of the series, “Impacts of Biofouling in Marine Aquaculture”, will take place 30 January at 9:00 am (GMT). The webinar will highlight the key impacts, and the different antifouling methods in use for the prevention and control of biofouling on finfish, seaweed and shellfish aquaculture.

Click here to register for the webinar.

Upcoming webinars in the series include:

• 20 February (Thurs) 10:00 am (GMT): The role of biofouling in recreational sailing, yachting and marinas as a pathway for non-indigenous species

• 17 March (Tues) 2:00 pm (GMT): Monitoring biofouling in the offshore renewable energy industry

Webinars are open to all participants free of charge.

For more information, visit https://www.glofouling.imo.org/webinars.

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