7 February 2022

New collaboration brings ocean science and conservation to the public through editorial features, a special “Ocean Decade” issue of Nautilus Ocean, and in-person events.

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7 February 2022

Ahead of the One Ocean Summit in Brest, OceanOPS - the Joint Centre of the World Meteorological Organization and the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO - will launch the Odyssey Project endorsed by the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. The Odyssey Project will support the Global Ocean Observing System.

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2 February 2022

Launched on 1 February 2022 as the official public-facing campaign of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, Generation Ocean (GenOcean) uses transformative storytelling to connect citizens with ocean knowledge and drive action to restore, protect, and live better with the ocean.

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2 February 2022

The One Ocean Summit took place in Brest in Brittany in the northwest of France on 9-11 February 2022, mobilising the international community to take tangible action towards preserving and supporting a healthy and sustainable ocean.

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1 February 2022

Antarctic Ocean: On Kerguelen Island, elephant seals are being fitted with sophisticated data collection devices to gather vital ocean information only they can obtain that helps scientists predict climate change and the future of our oceans, and study the seals themselves.

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31 January 2022

The Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries is promoting its international engagements on Ocean Literacy through an Agreement with IOC UNESCO for the support of the EU-wide ocean literacy initiative it has set up, the EU4Ocean coalition.

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20 January 2022

A scientific research mission supported by UNESCO has discovered one of the largest coral reefs in the world off the coast of Tahiti. The pristine condition of, and extensive area covered by, the rose-shaped corals make this a highly valuable discovery.

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23 December 2021

In her interview with the National Geographic on 8 November, Francesca Santoro, Programme Specialist of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO, explained the importance of the Ocean Literacy programme, highlighting the fundamental role of the ocean in our lives and simultaneously stressing the need of our contribution in preserving it.

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17 December 2021

The Ocean Data and Information System (ODIS) makes it possible for existing and emerging ocean data and information systems, from any stakeholder, to interoperate with one another.

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