The West Asia Blue Waters

The West Asia Blue Waters

The West Asia Blue Waters 430 283 Ocean Decade

Lead institution:

UNESCO Category II Regional Education and Research Centre on Oceanography for West Asia (RCOWA)

“The West Asia Blue Waters” is a ten-year initiative which proposes to link science and life to elevate ocean literacy amongst people in West Asia.

It was approved by the 4th Governing Board meeting of UNESCO Category 2 Regional Education and Research Centre on Oceanography for West Asia (RCOWA). This effort covers a wide range of different oceanographic disciplines organized around 5 projects with the aim of environmental preservation, education, data and information sharing and associating coastal dwellers in ocean and coastal observations.

Start Date: 31/01/2021

End Date: 30/12/2030

Contact

Prof Behrooz Abtahi: inioas@inio.ac.ir

challenges: Change humanity’s relationship with the ocean, Develop a sustainable and equitable ocean economy, Expand the Global Ocean Observing System, Skills, knowledge and technology for all, Sustainably feed the global population, Understand and beat marine pollution, Unlock ocean-based solutions to climate change
ocean_basins: Indian Ocean
type_of_action: Project

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