Posts Category: Ocean Literacy

EuroGOOS Ocean Literacy Working Group session at the 10th EuroGOOS International Conference

The EuroGOOS Ocean Literacy Working Group organized a successful session at the 10th EuroGOOS International Conference in Galway, Ireland (3-5 October 2023). The session featured talks about lessons learnt in several ocean literacy activities. In addition, the session discussed the future EuroGOOS Ocean Literacy Working Group training for scientists to engage in ocean literacy. A… Read more »

EuroGOOS Scientists for Ocean Literacy project at the Ocean Race Grand Finale

The Ocean Race is often described as the longest and toughest professional sporting event in the world, sailing’s toughest team challenge and one of the sport’s Big Three events, alongside the Olympic Games. Since several years, the Ocean Race has been engaged in the collection of the scientific marine data. The regatta boats are equipped… Read more »

DOORS Ocean Literacy Network kicks off

On 1 February 2023, the DOORS Ocean Literacy Network was kicked off in Trabzon, Türkiye. The Network is co-chaired by Dina Eparkhina of EuroGOOS and Mike Rea, the DOORS communication lead. From the outset, the Network works in synergy with several other European activities on ocean literacy, including the EuroGOOS UN Ocean Decade project Scientists… Read more »

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 be given by the working group co-chair Yolanda Koulouri (HCMR, Greece) and will feature in session “Mediterranean Sea (and Fresh Water) Literacy… 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 »