MAR-ECO recieves EU Award

Odd Aksel Bergstad was one of five laureates who received the EU's 2006 Descartes Prize for Science Communication at a ceremony in Brussels on March 7. Bergstad was nominated by The Norwegian Research Council for his leadership of MAR-ECO's outstanding public outreach effort since its inception in 2001. "Management of ocean systems requires both scientific knowledge and public awareness," says Bergstad. "And this has been the primary motivation for the communication efforts that have been acknowledged so overwhelmingly today."
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