Meet all the endorsed Ocean Decade Actions

Marine Life 2030

Marine Biodiversity Observation Network (MBON) & National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Arctic Ocean, Expand the Global Ocean Observing System, Indian Ocean, North Atlantic Ocean, North Pacific Ocean, Programme, Protect and restore ecosystems and biodiversity, Skills, knowledge and technology for all, South Atlantic Ocean, South Pacific Ocean, Southern Ocean

Marine Life 2030 will establish a globally coordinated system to deliver actionable, transdisciplinary knowledge of ocean life to those who need it, promoting human well-being, sustainable development, and ocean conservation.

Within a decade, Marine Life 2030 will unite existing and frontier technologies and partners into a global, interoperable network and community of practice advancing observation and forecasting of marine life. This network of networks will link technical, management and policy stakeholders to build and exchange capacity for advancing society’s grand challenges of managing activities for a healthy and resilient ocean and the vibrant and healthy society that depends on it.

This Programme hosts the following endorsed  Ocean Decade Projects:

Above and beyond – completing the World Register of Marine Species

The Cozumel Coral Conservatory

NE Pacific Coastal Biodiversity Action Network

Somos OceanoS: ocean stories for conservation

MetaZooGene: Metabarcoding Zooplankton Diversity

Ocean Tracking Network

MIGRAVIAS: Connecting Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) through ocean swimways to protect migratory routes and critical habitats of endangered species


Contacts: Gabrielle Canonico | Email:

Frank Muller-Karger | Email: