Past Events

West Africa Marine Science Symposium (WAMSS)

West Africa Marine Science Symposium (WAMSS) will bring together marine and coastal experts, storytellers, youth, government bodies, non-governmental organisations, funders, and National Geographic Society Explorers from and working in West Africa in order to: Foster critical knowledge exchange and cross-pollinate perspectives on the challenges and opportunities in the region, sharing successes and lessons learned with […]

Workshop: MICA – IUCN Global Red List of Mangrove Ecosystems

The ‘Mangroves International Coordination Action – MICA’ (MICA) will host a hybrid workshop at Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI) in Mombasa, Kenya on 21 and 22 August organized by the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ), KMFRI and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). During this workshop, our partners will: […]

Baltic Sea Science Congress 2023

Baltic Sea Science Congress 2023 takes place on 21-25 August in Helsinki, Finland. The congress will bring scientists working on issues related to the Baltic Sea Region together to present the most recent research and to discuss status, trends and the future of the Baltic Sea as well as future research needs. By subscribing to […]

Green Shipping Corridors: Multisector Collaboration for Emissions Reduction

Shipping stakeholders across sectors talk Green Shipping Corridors, implementation challenges, and opportunities for emissions reduction. The Ocean-Climate Solutions Innovation Exchange aims to increase international visibility of emerging ocean-climate solutions and convene a range of voices to explore common challenges and opportunities in the ocean-climate innovation space. Hosted by the Ocean Visions-UN Decade Collaborative Center for Ocean-Climate […]

SP OceanWeek 2023

Memorial da América Latina São Paulo, Brazil

Criado em 2019 como Marina Week, o festival anual em celebração à cultura oceânica chega à quarta edição com novo nome, SP Ocean Week. Com uma programação ainda mais consistente e diversa, trazendo atividades multidisciplinares e gratuitas, o evento ocorrerá no Memorial da América Latina, entre os dias 30 de agosto e 03 de setembro […]

Nautilos: Summer School on Marine Litter

Nautilos Summer School is a four-day course designed for early career scientists and marine technicians who are interested in the blue economy and open data sharing. The main goal of the course is to improve professional skills and competences related to marine litter. To achieve this, the course will include lectures, discussions, practical sampling and […]

2023 Festival das Baleias

Bahia, Brazil Bahia, Brazil

Festival das Baleias (which can be translated to 'Festival of Whales') is a multidisciplinary and multisectoral event that aims to help reinforce concerns about the conservation of marine life and encourage tourism. The event, which has an itinerant nature, always occurs during the period when humpback whales migrate to the coast of Bahia, in Brazil, […]

1st Pacific Islands Conference on Ocean Science and Ocean Management

The Pacific Community (SPC) through its Pacific Community Centre for Ocean Science (PCCOS) is convening Pacific stakeholders to the 1st Pacific Islands Conference on Ocean Science and Ocean Management to be held in Nadi, Fiji, from 11 – 15 September 2023. The work to be carried out will include: Identify, discuss and prioritise ocean science […]

Lakebed 2030 Conference

The Great Lakes have never been mapped in detail. Though many maps of the Great Lakes show the shape and depth of the lake floor, known as bathymetry, they are created using data that is sometimes decades old and low-density. Modern, high-density data enables an extremely detailed map and is critical for effective management, research, […]

Festival Mar de Mares

The X Edition of the Mar de Mares Festival will land on September 21st in A Coruña with a program full of activities and meetings to celebrate and claim the vital importance of our oceans and the urgent need to preserve them. Art, science, education, activism, entrepreneurship and big and small sea stories shape a […]

OCEANS 2023 Gulf Coast

SAVE THE DATE! The Ocean Decade will be present at the OCEANS 2023 Gulf Coast Conference. Discover more:


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