United nations has declared 2021-2030 as the decade of ocean science for sustainable development. this global effort is led by the intergovernmental oceanographic commission of the united nations educational, scientific and cultural organization (unesco-ioc) and is supported by the united nations and other international organizations. the decade of ocean science for sustainable development will focus on four key areas: ocean observations, ocean knowledge, ocean services, and ocean stewardship.
Decade of ocean science for sustainable development was declared by the united nations in 2021 and will be implemented globally. the initiative is led by unesco-ioc and is supported by the united nations and other international organizations.
Decade of ocean science for sustainable development is intended to improve ocean health and promote sustainable use of the ocean. it will involve collaboration between governments, civil society, and the private sector, and will promote the use of science-based solutions to address ocean-related challenges. the initiative will focus on the conservation and sustainable use of ocean resources, and will support the development of new ocean-related policies and regulations, the sharing of ocean data and information, and the development of new ocean-related technologies. additionally, the initiative will help to build capacity in ocean science and technology, build public awareness and understanding of ocean issues, and create new economic opportunities related to the ocean.