Photo: Henrik Johansson, Great Ocean Road
The United Nations has proclaimed a Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030) to support efforts to reverse the cycle of decline in ocean health and gather ocean stakeholders worldwide behind a common framework that will ensure ocean science can fully support countries in creating improved conditions for sustainable development of the ocean.
As mandated by the UN General Assembly, the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO will coordinate the Decade’s preparatory process, inviting the global ocean community to plan for the next ten years in ocean science and technology
The U.N. is calling on governments and big business to help protect the world’s oceans – CNBC
Welcome to the UN Decade of Ocean Science – Lifegate
The science and technology that can help save the ocean – Technology Review