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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15 July 2021

The Observations Coordination Group of the Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS) launches the new Ocean Observing System Report Card for 2021 - providing an up-to-date and global view of the status of the Global Ocean Observing System.

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9 July 2021

Four webinars provided an update on project progress and sought to provide a platform for the engagement of additional national and regional partners.

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6 July 2021

UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 22 SEPTEMBER 2021 (23.59 CEST)

The Decade Advisory Board will be a multi-stakeholder advisory body that will assist the Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO in performing its function as coordinator of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, 2021-2030 (the 'Ocean Decade').

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