31 March 2022

Over 600 people from 78 countries came together for the fourth Ocean Decade Laboratory – “A Healthy and Resilient Ocean” from 9 to 11 March 2022.

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30 March 2022

The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO, in collaboration with UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe, marked the International Women’s Day by presenting the women of the GenOcean! Among the most substantial projects, the new online platform of Decennio del Mare provides users with useful information to make informed decisions and to actively engage in the Ocean Decade’s mission. The event also presented the "Blue Fables: great marine research told to children" and concluded with the Donna di Mare 2022 award ceremony.

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25 March 2022

UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (UNESCO-IOC) and the Prada Group, are pleased to provide an update on SEA BEYOND, the educational programme launched in 2019 and dedicated to the preservation of the sea.

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17 March 2022

UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC-UNESCO) published a new Scientific Summary on Multiple Ocean Stressors for policy makers, offering a reference to better understand and manage the cumulative impacts of multiple ocean stressors.

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15 March 2022

Experts are raising a red flag on institutional and logistical constraints scientists face when deploying ocean observation systems in countries’ Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZs) - areas up to 200 nautical miles from the coast that fall under governmental jurisdiction for the exploitation of natural resources and the conduct of marine scientific research.

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11 March 2022

Over 400,000 citizens, experts and government officials took part yesterday in a tsunami response exercise across 32 Caribbean countries and 16 territories*. The exercise sought to evaluate national and local tsunami response plans, increase tsunami preparedness, and improve coordination throughout the region. 

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28 February 2022

From 9 to 11 March participants from across the world will come together for the fourth Ocean Decade Laboratory “A Healthy and Resilient Ocean”. Scientists, NGO and industry representatives and even artists will share their work and ideas for the future of the ocean.

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25 February 2022

At the International Ocean Data Conference held on 14-16 February 2022 in Poland, attendees agreed on the need to establish a global ocean digital ecosystem to share and disseminate data and information that will contribute to the objectives of the UN Ocean Decade and beyond. The Conference highlighted the importance of increased efforts in standardization, best practices, interoperability, and networking to achieve this goal.

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18 February 2022

The First International Ocean Decade Conference was generously supported by Germany in virtual mode. The IOC Secretariat is now seeking written Expressions of Interest from Member States via their National Focal Points to host the Second International Ocean Decade Conference approximately in late 2023.

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