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Blue Foods: Science for a Sustainable Future

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High-Level Launch of the Ocean Decade - First international Ocean Decade...

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UNESCO cautions ocean risks losing its ability to absorb carbon,...

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Virtual Early Career Ocean Professional Day

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Ocean benefits increasingly undermined by human activity, UN assessment...

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Ocean Decade Poster Competition: Meet the winners!

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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20-04-2021

Ocean Camp – Immersion in coastal and marine challenges

Boticario Group Foundation

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Panerai & UNESCO join forces to foster Ocean Literacy during the Ocean...

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Ocean Decade Launch in Brazil

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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Launch of Ocean Literacy Training Courses to support the Decade

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"The Science We Need For The Ocean We Want"

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Engaging diverse stakeholders in the Ocean Decade: the key role of national...

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High-Level Launch of the Ocean Decade - First international Ocean Decade...

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Virtual Early Career Ocean Professional Day

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European Conference of Aix-Marseille university: Protect our oceans, the...

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XXI Congreso Nacional de Oceanografía y III Reunión Internacional de...

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Ocean Hackathon®

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Ocean Hackathon® 2021 - San Francisco

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Ocean Hackathon® 2021 - Santiago

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Ocean Hackathon® 2021 - Mexico

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Ocean Hackathon® 2021 - Rimouski

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Ocean Hackathon® 2021 - Rostock

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Ocean Hackathon® 2021 - Cardiff

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Ocean Hackathon® 2021 - Boulogne-sur-Mer

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Ocean Hackathon® 2021 - Champs-sur-Marne

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Ocean Hackathon® 2021 - La Rochelle

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Ocean Hackathon® 2021 - Sète

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Ocean Hackathon® 2021 - Toulon

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Ocean Hackathon® 2021 - Cádiz

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Ocean Hackathon® 2021 - Rostock

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Ocean Hackathon® 2021 - Ancona

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Ocean Hackathon® 2021 - Split

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Ocean Hackathon® 2021 - Cape Town

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Ocean Hackathon® 2021 - Nouméa

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A United Nations Decade of Ocean Science will help to build a shared information system, based on trustworthy, science-based data, from all parts of the world's ocean.

Peter Haugan
Chair, IOC

The oceans are critical drivers of global climate and weather-related natural hazards. Deeper insights on ocean science, powered by enhanced ocean observing and data sharing systems, will dramatically advance understanding and modelling of the whole earth system and benefit all people, everywhere.

Dr. Sue Barrell
Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology Chief Scientist

The United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development is a unique opportunity to engage the ocean science community in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals - globally, regionally and locally.

Dr. Vladimir Ryabinin
Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission and Assistant Director General of UNESCO

Ocean science, supported by capacity development, is essential not only to inform SDG 14 but also other SDGs that have an ocean dimension.

Peter Thomson
UN Special Envoy for the Ocean
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