UNESCO Declares 2021-2030 Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development

United nations has declared 2021-2030 the decade of ocean science for sustainable development. this initiative was supported by the intergovernmental oceanographic commission of unesco and aimed to promote international collaboration and research on the ocean. five key themes were identified for the decade of ocean science: ocean observations, ocean knowledge, ocean technologies, ocean governance, and ocean literacy.

Decade of ocean science was declared in 2021 and will continue until 2030. the initiative is a global effort, with the goal of developing new ocean-based solutions to global challenges and improving ocean health and the sustainable use of ocean resources. the decade of ocean science will provide a platform for the exchange of knowledge and ideas between scientists, policy makers, and other stakeholders.

Decade of ocean science was created to promote sustainable development and the conservation of ocean resources. it will help to build capacity for ocean research and management, raise awareness of the importance of the ocean and its resources, and provide a framework for the development of new ocean-based technologies and policies. the decade of ocean science will also help to strengthen international cooperation on ocean-related issues and ensure that ocean-related decisions are based on sound science and made in the best interests of all stakeholders.


By Evey Lovelace

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