2 September 2021

Oceanthon 2021 is organised on the occasion of the first year of the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030) and within the framework of the Pre-Conference of the Parties (COP) of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. The event will take place online from 24th to 26th September 2021.

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2 September 2021

Just one week after the save-the-date announcement, over 200 participants have registered for the second Ocean Decade Laboratory to be held online from 15-17 September 2021. And hundreds more are expected to join this 48-hour knowledge-sharing marathon with participants from all over the world.

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31 August 2021

The Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) has renewed its financial support to communication and engagement activities carried out in the context of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030), coordinated by UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC).

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31 August 2021

The 2021-2030 UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (“The Ocean Decade”) has endorsed three transformative programmes developed by global partnerships of ocean scientists, governments and industry to enhance coastal resilience, for both humans and ecosystems.

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27 August 2021

Tamarindo and Sámara officially received the Tsunami Ready recognition on 27 August

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27 August 2021

New open access ocean data and information repository available for the global ocean science community.

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12 August 2021

Latest date for submission, 13 October 2021 (International Disaster Risk Reduction Day)

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26 July 2021

From 14-25 June, the Assembly of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO held its 31st Session (virtually). IOC’s 150 Member States took stock of progress in global ocean research and the implementation of the Ocean Decade, setting IOC forward on a new medium-term strategic framework.

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15 July 2021

The Ocean Image Bank is designed for use by the media, educators, creators, communicators, and anyone else looking to support the Ocean Decade by helping raise awareness about the ocean and its importance as well as inspiring greater support for ocean science and conservation action.

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