Climate - Oceanographic research – Annick Girardin’s visit to IFREMER (11 september 2015)

Annick Girardin will meet with the members of the French Research Institute for the Exploitation of the Sea (IFREMER) and the European University Institute of the Sea on September 11 in Finistère in order to take stock of ocean research. A one-day working session will be devoted to ocean conservation during the Paris Climate Conference.

The discussions will focus on the effects of climate disruption on coastal developing countries as well as on France’s overseas departments and territories. An update will also be provided on cooperation between France and Quebec in the area of maritime research and innovation.

Annick Girardin will then take part in the opening in Douarnenez of the village of the 20th “Mini Transat Yacht Race,” which will be dedicated to the theme of environmental protection this year. The race is scheduled to finish in Guadeloupe during the Paris Climate Conference.