28 June 2021

This global exhibition of creativity aims to raise awareness of the importance of the ocean and inspire greater ocean knowledge and conservation during the pivotal UN Ocean Decade for Sustainable Development 2021-2030.

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14 June 2021

Welcome to the Ocean Decade Exhibition – the result of the global creative community mobilizing to help transform the image of the ocean science and conservation, raise awareness of the importance of the ocean, and inspire support for action, during this pivotal decade.

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10 June 2021

In an effort to help increase international ambition towards the protection of the global coastal blue carbon ecosystems, the IOC has recently joined the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment as Coordinator of the International Partnership for Blue Carbon (IPBC).

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9 June 2021

The first-ever global statistical analysis examined ~9,500 HABs events over 33 years and found that the harm caused by HABs rises in step with growth of the aquaculture industry and marine exploitation and calls for more research on linkages.

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8 June 2021

The Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the North-Eastern Atlantic, the Mediterranean and Connected Seas Tsunami Early Warning and Mitigation System (ICG/NEAMTWS) Secretariat (Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO) is currently undertaking appropriate steps to strengthen the visibility of the North-Eastern Atlantic, Mediterranean Tsunami Information Centre (NEAMTIC) by developing its social media presence.

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8 June 2021

MSPglobal launches key reports and storytelling tools on the current status and scenarios of maritime uses in the Western Mediterranean and Southeast Pacific

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8 June 2021

In the context of global celebrations for World Oceans Day, UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission announced the first Actions officially endorsed as part of the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, 2021-2030 (the ‘Ocean Decade’).

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29 May 2021

The President of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Volkan Bozkır, will convene a High-Level Thematic Debate on the Ocean and Sustainable Development Goal 14: Life Below Water on Tuesday, 1 June 2021, at United Nations Headquarters in New York.

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26 May 2021

In the lead up to the 31st Session of the IOC Assembly, the IOC Secretariat is organizing a series of thematic webinars to update Member States on progress achieved since 2019 across its programmes and projects.

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