Past Events

Workshop on the new BBNJ agreement


Together with the University of Genoa, the Institute for the Law of the Sea and International Marine Environmental Law (ISRIM) organizes a workshop on the new BBNJ agreement, which was adopted on 19 June 2023 in the framework of the United Nations. It is about the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity of areas […]

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:

BlueNIGHts Torreira 2023

Researchers from the University of Aveiro celebrate the European Researchers' Night outside the University campus, at the small fisherman village of Torreira (Murtosa). This decentralization approach aims to foster the connection between the University and local communities. The main research topic is the Ocean, and the diverse program offers science cafés (with researchers), exhibitions, a research fair for schools, […]

Niterói on Ocean Decade

centro cultural correios Niteroi, Brazil

"Niterói on Ocean Decade” is a transmedia experience of environmental awareness about the ocean taking place at Espaco Cultural Correios, Niterói, Brazil.   The project seeks to develop a critical and sensitive view of the ocean through art, opening new concepts with the intention of encouraging the public to transform the experiences lived at the […]

10th EuroGOOS International Conference

10th EuroGOOS International Conference will facilitate dialogue among a broad range of ocean observing and forecasting stakeholders towards a fit-for-purpose ocean information delivery. EuroGOOS is a focal point for European operational oceanography since 1994. The Conference taking place every three years is a milestone event for the wide community of ocean observers, forecasters, technology developers, […]

Ocean Practices: OBPS Workshop VII


Since 2017, the OBPS Workshops have been devoted “to guide the development of best practices (BP) and operating practices, to promote their documentation, and to share them widely using the Ocean Best Practices System”. However, many societal and environmental challenges that span across common sectors, disciplines and regions force us to rethink, transform and align […]


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