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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...
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: 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: 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...