Upcoming Events

“Millimages des récifs” 2023: Photo contest and exhibition

The photo competition "Millimages des récifs" aims to refine the view of underwater photographers, amateur or professional, on the ecosystem they photograph. By imposing a theme each year to its contest, the Institut des Récifs Coralliens du Pacifique (IRCP) wishes that the participants have a naturalist look on their subject, more refined to the understanding […]

OceanLove Innovation Award

The OceanLove Innovation Award is a unique opportunity for all bright minds worldwide that want to make a difference in creating a healthier ocean. We invite individuals and teams of all ages, all backgrounds, from all corners of the world to share innovative ideas for new products, campaigns or initiatives that can measurably contribute to […]

Ocean Innovation Africa 2024

The Avenue Conference and Events Centre 40 Dock Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa

Ocean Innovation Africa is the principal convening platform for Africa’s sustainable ocean economy. The annual summit highlights opportunities for innovators and investors interested in development of ocean-impact solutions and brings together the key actors needed to inform and drive the shift towards equitable and sustainable growth of Africa’s ocean economy. The summit is outcomes driven, […]

Pollutants and microplastics in the Indian Ocean

The research vessel SONNE is on mission to investigate the status of marine environmental pollution with micropollutants in the Indian Ocean. In the endorsed research expedition SO305-2 starting in July 2024, entitled "Pollutants and microplastics in the Indian Ocean", we plan to provide a first assessment of the pollution status in the Indian Ocean waters […]

International symposium of the United Nations Regular Process on strengthening the ocean science-policy interface

UNESCO Headquarters 7 place de Fontenoy, Paris, France

The programme of work for the period 2021-2025 for the third cycle of the Regular Process for Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment, including Socioeconomic Aspects (the “Regular Process”), endorsed by the United Nations General Assembly, includes in the activities for 2023 the holding of a two-day international symposium on […]

Workshop “Sharing best practices in the sustainable management of coastal environments”

In presence and online event Sala Feste Palazzo Malvezzi, Via Zamboni 22, Bologna, Italy

The workshop aims to present a wide range of experiences and localized safeguard and adaptation strategies for coastal zones. Starting from the experiences in the Emilia-Romagna region, the workshop will present cases from around the world and interventions to promote coastal resilience policies. Download Event Flyer here. Find out more about the programme here.

Annual Science Day ‘Dag van de Wetenschap’ at VLIZ

Ostend, Belgium

Are you interested in marine research or do you want to go onboard a research vessel? Visit the Marine Station Ostend of the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) on Sunday November 26 for the annual Science Day. Scientists will highlight the health of the ocean and its link to the human body. Follow our fit-o-meter and […]

ANZIC Marine Geoscience Masterclass

Southeast Queensland , Australia

Exceptional students from around the globe will embark on an extraordinary, 10-day, intellectual journey with the ANZIC Marine Geoscience Masterclass. Engaging sessions will delve into subjects like Australia's Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA), indigenous knowledge, Halimeda Bioherms, and the impacts of past climate and sea level change on the Southern Great Barrier Reef. […]

Indian Ocean Regional Decade Conference 2024: Bridging billions to Barcelona

INCOIS, Ocean Valley Hyderabad-500090, India

As part of the Ocean Decade framework, the Decade Collaborative Centre for the Indian Ocean Region (DCC-IOR) is organizing the ‘Indian Ocean Regional Decade Conference 2024: Bridging Billions to Barcelona. An Official Prelude to the 2024 Ocean Decade Conference’. Sponsored by Ministry of Earth Sciences (Government of India), the conference will take place at the […]

2024 Ocean Sciences Meeting

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center 900 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans, LA

The Ocean Sciences Meeting (OSM) is the flagship conference for the ocean sciences and the larger ocean-connected community. The 2024 meeting will be held in New Orleans, USA, on 18-23 February 2024. The meeting welcomes a diverse community of scientists, students, journalists, policymakers, educators and organizations who are working toward a world where our global […]


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