The EuroGOOS Ocean Literacy Network contributed to the 1st Ocean Literacy Course organized within the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030. The training development was led by IOC and its Ocean Teacher Global Academy. Virtual classrooms brought together a wide range of people from various sectors of society and occupations around the… Read more »
Posts Category: Ocean Literacy
EuroGOOS Ocean Literacy Network is holding a workshop on accessible ocean literacy at the international science communication conference CommOCEAN (1-2 December 2020, virtual). The workshop’s topic emanates from the results of the EuroGOOS survey of ocean literacy activities in European oceanographic organizations which revealed a gap in activities which are accessible to all. The workshop will feature… Read more »
On 23-27 September 2020, the Italian National Institute of Oceanography and Applied Geophysics (OGS), member of EuroGOOS and the EuroGOOS Ocean Literacy Network, participated in the annual ‘Trieste NEXT’ Science Festival. The science festival serves as a hub for innovation and new technologies, bringing together researchers, entrepreneurs, policymakers, and the general public to learn more… Read more »
The map of the EuroGOOS Ocean Literacy Network has been released today on the occasion of the EU4Ocean platform launch event. The network brings together 20 organizations from eight European nations and three of the pan-European and global remit. We are working together with other local, regional and global partners to promote and empower the… Read more »
For our community, the ocean is not only passion, but also our daily work. EuroGOOS brings together European oceanographic institutes, met offices, hydrographic agencies, and foundations. These organizations help to predict the weather, plan maritime activities, view real time changes in the ocean conditions, or study our climate. EuroGOOS members also engage with citizens in… Read more »
On 8 June 2020, IOC-UNESCO together with EuroGOOS, OceanWise, and Experimental Atelier, organize the First Virtual Ocean Literacy Summit, to take stock of the enormous progress of the Ocean Literacy community worldwide. Ocean Literacy is defined as ‘the understanding of human influence on the ocean and the ocean’s influence on people’. In the context of… Read more »
Our Ocean Literacy experts have united in a homeschooling campaign ran on the EuroGOOS twitter account, to deliver easy to use Ocean Literacy resources for children of all ages. Tagged #EuroGOOS_OL #homeschooling, the campaign highlights books, videos, colouring sheets, games, and do-it-yourself activities helping to learn about the ocean. These resources are spread in national… Read more »
New members joined our Ocean Literacy Network: the Irish Ocean Literacy Network, Euro-Argo and JCOMM, representing the Ocean Observers Working Group, as well as the the UK’s Met Office. The EuroGOOS Ocean Literacy Network now brings together 19 organizations, either of national or international remit.
EuroGOOS’ Dina Eparkhina, initiator and facilitator of the EuroGOOS Ocean Literacy Network, represented our efforts at the UNESCO brainstorming on the Ocean Literacy Framework for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. The Ocean Literacy Framework design considers the goal of engaging all members of society within the UN Decade. It assumes the… Read more »
Two new members join the EuroGOOS Ocean Literacy Network: Hellenic Centre for Marine Research in Greece (HCMR) and Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA). These two institutes will bring their expertise in national and pan-European Ocean Literacy experiences, among others in EU projects PERSEUS and ResponSEAble.