About FutureMARES

Our goal is to provide socially and economically viable actions and strategies in support of nature-based solutions for climate change adaptation and mitigation. We develop these solutions to safeguard future biodiversity and ecosystem functions to maximise natural capital and its delivery of services from marine and transitional ecosystems.

 

To achieve this, the objectives of FutureMARES are:

Ocean

Understand the links between ecological functions and ecosystem services 

Deliver projections of future climate change hotspots and refugia

Explore climate

change impacts in 

field and mesocosm experiments

Turtle in the Reef

Project climate

change effects on  

marine species and biodiversity

Conduct novel 

socio-ecological

vulnerability

assessments

Perform economic analyses of different nature-based

solutions 

Fishing Net

Test

implementation 

strategies including

bio-economic analysis

Co-create our research activities with

decision- and

policy-makers 

Communicate & 

engage with a broad range of stakeholders

in our focus regions  

Feet in the Ocean

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Universities

Laboratories

Managers

NGOs