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Posted: Oct 2021
The new Call for Decade Actions No. 02/2021 is an open invitation for partners from around the world to request endorsement for transformative Decade Actions that contribute to the Ocean Decade vision. The vision of the Ocean Decade is ‘the...
Posted: Sep 2021
The International Working Group of the Marine Science Coordination Committee is looking for 13 volunteers to join the UK's National Decade Committee (UKNDC) to support the UK's contribution to the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable...
Posted: Sep 2021
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) have announced an opportunity for funding through their Ocean Stewardship Fund. Applications are now open! For more information on the fund - please see here.  For more information on how the MSC are...
Posted: Jul 2021
A call for nominations to the Decade Advisory Board for the UN Ocean Decade has now been published. From the IOC Secretariat: "The Decade Advisory Board will be a multi-stakeholder advisory body that will assist the Secretariat of the...
Posted: Jun 2021
The first set of Ocean Decade Actions have been announced, with over 60 programmes and contributions being endorsed after submitting to the first call (01/2020) For a full list, visit the UN Ocean Decade website.
Posted: Jun 2021
In October 2020 the Royal Society Global Environmental Research Committee (GERC) hosted a workshop to scope and prioritise UK research contributions to the UN Ocean Decade. The four priority research areas emerged as: Connecting the deep sea...
Posted: May 2021
On 20th - 21st May 2021, the Climate and Environment Ministers from across the G7 countries met virtually. They considered a number of environmental issues such as climate change and biodiversity loss, and put forward solutions and...
Posted: May 2021
As part of the G7 Climate and Environment Ministers meeting, the G7 Ocean Decade Navigation was adopted. This plan will "establish a framework through which the G7 will collaborate and advance our collective work on ocean science, ocean...
Posted: May 2021
The ECO Magazine and the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) have released a special issue on the UN Ocean Decade and can be read here. The magazine focuses on each of the seven societal outcomes under the UN Ocean Decade, with...
Posted: Oct 2020
The UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development has announced calls for two Decade Actions: Large-scale, multi-country, transformative Decade programmes Large-scale contributions of in-kind or financial...