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Stuttgart, Germany

On June 8, 2023, World Oceans Day, the pop-up OCEAN GALLERY celebrated its opening in Stuttgart’s Eberhardstraße. The OCEAN GALLERY temporarily transforms a vacant retail space into a vibrant and inspiring space to inspire people to protect the oceans. Thus, for a short time, a special photo gallery enriches Stuttgart’s city center. The works of […]

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 […]

I’m Plastic Free: Plastic Waste Reduction Platform

How many people know that solutions to plastic pollution exist?  Many would like to be part of the solution but are overwhelmed or don’t have time to do the research or feel overwhelmed... I’m Plastic Free is a world-first matchmaking platform for plastic waste reduction. It connects individuals and small businesses with solutions to plastic […]

Tentacular Thinking

The project “Tentacular Thinking. Experiencing underwater assemblages of culture and nature” envisages the creation of a visual-tactile exhibition of artistic pictures and recovered underwater debris.  It has been granted as a group project to Chiara Certoma, Raw-News and Platoon Cultural Development, by the EU program Culture Moves Europe, jointly supported by the Goethe Institute. Tentacular Thinking project […]

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 […]

The Salmon School

The Salmon School is an international performative project that contextualizes the finality of seemingly infinite natural resources. A synthesis of art and science, The Salmon School fosters environmental awareness, bringing together diverse communities for a greater good — cold, clean water. A spectacular sculptural artwork is concurrent with maritime or riverine eDNA projects conducted with […]

EUMETSAT Supporting Marine Earth Observation Applications training course


The annual EUMETSAT Supporting Marine Earth Observation Applications training course offers those working in the marine domain the opportunity to work hand-in-hand with experts to exploit our remote sensing products to further their own, self-defined, application or research specific goals. We welcome ideas that exploit the altimetry, ocean colour and sea surface temperature data streams […]

Saône to Rhône

Saône to Rhône is a field campaign combining interdisciplinary research, education, and awareness-raising around a common theme: the relationship between human populations and aquatic environments. The project takes the form of a boat trip down two major French rivers to the sea: the Saône and the Rhône. The campaign is carried out aboard a solar-powered […]

Seaweek 2024

Seaweek is New Zealand's annual, national celebration of the sea and the ways we are connected to it. Learning about the significance of a healthy ocean in our lives is critical and it comes in many shapes and forms. Seaweek aims to inspire Kiwis to reflect on their relationship with the ocean - and realise […]

VLIZ Marine Science Day 2024

DE GROTE POST H. Serruyslaan 18A, Oostende, Belgium

The next edition of the VLIZ Marine Science Day will be a very special one, as VMSD24 formally frames the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. This unique edition of the VLIZ Marine Science Day will take place at De Grote Post in Ostend on Wednesday 6 March 2024. The thematic will […]

2024 French National Symposium for the Ocean Decade

Oceanopolis Port de Plaisance du Moulin Blanc, Brest, France

Join France’s annual Ocean Decade symposium on 12-13 March!  Organized by the Ministry of Ecological Transition and Territorial Cohesion and Océanopolis, the second edition of the French National Symposium for the Ocean Decade, will take place in the Océanopolis Aquarium in Brest.  The symposium will highlight the role of the French community in the Ocean […]


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