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8 June 2021 6:00pm - 7:30pm
1h 30m

It has been 10 years since researchers at the Institute of Zoology first began conducting marine research in the cold waters of Greenland.

In collaboration with our partners at the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources, we have taken thousands of pictures and videos of the seabed spanning 2,000 km of coastline down to depths of more than 1,500m.

We have provided valuable information to the Greenland fishing industry about the impact of trawling on the seabed, which has led to the protection of vulnerable habitats. 

This event showcases the work that our team at ZSL, and our partners, have conducted in the last decade, documenting and protecting vulnerable marine habitats, and making detailed maps of the seabed.

Join us to discover the wonders and variety of the seabed life around Greenland.


  • Dr Chris Yesson, Institute of Zoology, ZSL: "A decade of research in Greenland"
  • Dr Diana Krawczyk, Greenland Climate Research Centre: " Exploring Seafloor in Greenland"
  • Dr Stephen Long, Institute of Zoology, ZSL and University College London: "Deep impact: Deep-sea benthic habitats and the impacts of trawling in west Greenland"
  • Nanette Hammeken Arboe, Greenland Institute of Natural Resources: "Monitoring of benthic communities in Greenland: How and why we do it?"

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  • This interactive online event was livestreamed to our YouTube channel
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  • There was no charge for this event, and no need to register in advance to watch the livestream
  • The event was produced by Eleanor Darbey, hosted by Charlotte Coales and facilitated by Tendai Pottinger
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