Ocean Literacy in European Oceanographic Agencies: EuroGOOS recommendations for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030.
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Koulouri, Panayota (Yolanda)
Uyarra, Maria C.
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From local and national to global levels, Ocean Literacy enables science to engage with policy and society on the topics of ocean sustainability, observations and research. This policy brief provides recommendations on how to enhance Ocean Literacy activities in oceanographic agencies in the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030. Ocean Literacy is becoming as a strategic activity area in oceanography. Ocean Literacy tools and approaches are needed to increase societal and policy awareness of the needs, challenges, and opportunities of the ocean observing enterprise. Ocean Literacy is also important for achieving sustained operations and funding of the ocean observing systems, maintained predominantly by public funding. The United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030, implemented by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO, put forward Ocean Literacy as an enabler for engaging with stakeholders and determi.....
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CitationEparkhina, D., Pomaro, A., Koulouri, P., Banchi, E., Canu, D., Uyarra, M. and Burken, N. (2021) Ocean Literacy in European Oceanographic Agencies: EuroGOOS recommendations for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030. Brussels. Belgium, EuroGOOS, 32pp. (EuroGOOS Policy Brief). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-1076