Posts Category: Ocean Literacy

The Ocean Decade project of EuroGOOS at CommOCEAN 2022

From 30 November to 1 December, the 5th International Marine Science Communication Conference CommOCEAN 2022 is organized by the European Marine Board’s Communication Panel. The event will combine talks, hands-on exercises, expertise-sharing, and latest marine science. EuroGOOS will showcase the development of the UN Ocean Decade action ‘Scientists for Ocean Literacy‘. The Ocean Decade Scientists… Read more »

Highlights from the 11th FerryBox workshop

The 11th FerryBox Workshop took place on 28-29 September, 2022, at Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon in Geesthacht, Germany. The workshop highlighted the progress within the FerryBox community during the 20 years since the EU FerryBox project started (November 2002) which was, in fact, coordinated by Hereon, which was known at the time as GKSS. The participants included… Read more »

EuroGOOS Ocean Literacy at the Marine & Inland Waters Research Symposium 2022

The EuroGOOS Ocean Literacy Working Group and the UN Ocean Decade project ‘Scientists for Ocean Literacy’ will be presented at the Marine and Inland Waters Research Symposium 2022 in Greece. The presentation will feature in session “Mediterranean Sea (and Fresh Water) Literacy in the Era of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Decade of Ocean… Read more »

EuroGOOS Scientists for Ocean Literacy at the UN Ocean Conference

We are pleased to contribute to the official side event of the UN Ocean Conference titled Ocean Literacy Dialogues on 29 June, 18:00-20:00 (Lisbon time). This event, organized by UNESCO and the European Commission, will bring together leading international networks on Ocean Literacy to discuss joint action and strengthen the visibility of Ocean Literacy at… Read more »

Scientists for Ocean Literacy in MTS Journal

Have you seen the new edition of the Marine Technology Society Journal dedicated to the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030?  We are happy to be part of this publication with our Ocean Decade project Scientists for Ocean Literacy! Find the article by Dina Eparkhina here. The full MTS issue is available… Read more »

The cities we need for the ocean we want – EuroGOOS-UNESCO workshop at EMD 2022

Join us at this workshop titled ‘The cities we need for the ocean we want’, co-organized by EuroGOOS and IOC-UNESCO as part of the European Maritime Day 2022 (EMD)! EMD is the annual two-day event organized by the European Commission during which Europe’s maritime community meet to network, discuss, and outline joint action on maritime… Read more »

EuroGOOS Ocean Literacy Working Group Meeting (20-21 October)

EuroGOOS Ocean Literacy Working Group met in a hybrid meeting hosted by IEO Malaga. Members presented their Ocean Literacy activities, discussed the WG work plan, and elected co-chairs. Angela Pomaro (CNR, Italy) and Yolanda Koulouri (HCMR, Greece) will co-chair the WG together with Dina Eparkhina as coordinator of EuroGOOS UN Ocean Decade Action ‘Scientists for… Read more »

EuroGOOS ‘Scientists for Ocean Literacy’ initiative endorsed by the UN Ocean Decade

EuroGOOS is committed to mainstream ocean literacy in European oceanographic and met agencies as a strategic area of activity. This commitment has now been recognized and acknowledged by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC), with the endorsement of the EuroGOOS initiative ‘Scientists for Ocean Literacy’ as a project under the UN Decade of Ocean… Read more »

Registration open for EuroGOOS activity at the Ocean Decade Lab ‘An Inspiring and Engaging Ocean’!

The first Ocean Decade Laboratory on the Decade Outcome ‘An Inspiring and Engaging Ocean’ is taking place on 7-8 July 2021 as a virtual event providing a platform for diverse stakeholders and encouraging collaborative actions. It will explore how we can positively influence behavior change and support action. Hosted by the German Federal Ministry of Education… Read more »