29 November 2021

UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have organized dedicated capacity building activities on Marine Spatial Planning for stakeholders from fishing ports.

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25 November 2021

For the first time, ocean data and the GOOS Essential Ocean Variables are called out in a WMO Unified Policy. This is a call for action to share ocean data that reaches beyond the global meteorological community.

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22 November 2021

UNESCO’s Member States are gathered in Paris to study and adopt a new 8-year medium term strategy which will place greater emphasis on indigenous and local knowledge as an integral part of its strategy to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and tackle climate change.

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19 November 2021

Thanks to the PacMAN project, there is now an official cooperation between the University of the South Pacific and the Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF).

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19 November 2021

Ocean literacy was assumed as a public policy in school education in Santos, Brazil. The Municipal Law #3.935 was enacted on November 12th, and assures the inclusion of ocean literacy in the municipality's schools, making it the first city in the world to establish ocean literacy as a public policy in the school curriculum.

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17 November 2021

A new report, Ocean Science Roadmap for UNESCO Marine World Heritage, reveals that three quarters of marine World Heritage sites are unprepared for the impacts of climate change, because of a lack of scientific knowledge

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17 November 2021

UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) and the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation have formalized their partnership in the framework of the Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030 (the ‘Ocean Decade’) through an agreement

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16 November 2021

For the first time, a sailboat loaded with 100 Argo floats, will sail the Atlantic Ocean to replenish the global Argo array in hard-to-reach locations, contributing to the observation and stewardship of the Ocean with the lowest of carbon footprints.

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9 November 2021

The GOOS BioEco Panel and its partners undertook a global survey and published their findings in a new paper last week.These findings will allow GOOS and its partners to prioritize and focus its activities to build global coverage for the EOVs.

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