Kochi to host maiden edition of World Ocean Science Congress beginning today

Last Updated: Feb 05, 2015, 09:40 AM IST
Kochi to host maiden edition of World Ocean Science Congress beginning today

Zee Media Bureau

Kochi: Kochi is all set to host four-day World Ocean Science Congress-2015, beginning on Thursday.

Oceanographers and environmentalists from around the world will gather to find for sustainable ways in which ocean resources can be utilised without damaging or disrupting ocean life.

“Around 1,000 delegates from India and abroad are expected to participate in the event. The meet is expected to discuss ways and means to use ocean resources for improving our GDP without disrupting the ocean life and environment,” said V.N.Sanjeevan, secretary general, WOSC-2015.

The WOSC-2015 is being organised by Swadeshi Science Movement, Vijnana Bharati, Kerala chapter and Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) and will comprise of four Plenary Sessions, 13 Technical Sessions, exhibitions, a Round Table on Shipping and Ocean Resources and also a National Fishermen’s Meet.

(With Agency inputs)