7th International Marine Debris Conference (7IMDC)

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries of the Republic of Korea (MOF), in collaboration with the Korea Marine Environment Management Corporation (KOEM), the Global Partnership on Marine Litter (GPML), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), are very pleased to announce that the 7th International Marine Debris […]

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The US Ocean Decade Program

By Jay Pearlman The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) has established the U.S. National Committee for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (U.S. National Committee) to inspire U.S. contributions to the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030), and, to serve as the organizational center for coordination […]

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The new EuroGOOS Biological Observations working group will work on best practices

By Ana Lara-Lopez EuroGOOS main focus has been operational oceanography, mostly in the physical domain. The newly formed Biological Observations Working Group (BIOWG) in EuroGOOS is the first of its kind for the organisation and constitutes a first step into implementing its 2030 Strategy. This new WG is chaired by Nicolas Pade from EMBRC and […]

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OBPS at the 2nd EuroSea Anniversary Webinar

By Jay Pearlman EuroSea is a large European Union project helping stakeholders to co-design European ocean observing and forecasting services and products that deliver information and support decision-making in the areas of climate, coastal and maritime activities, and ocean health. On 25th November 2021, OBPS joined the 2nd EuroSea Anniversary Webinar. The event brought together the EuroSea stakeholders […]

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OBPS for Macroalgae Carbon Sequestration by Rebecca Zitoun

Ocean Visions is pleased to release the first in a series of five “living” digital road maps designed to identify specific pathways forward to accelerate the development and testing of ocean-based carbon dioxide removal approaches. The Macroalgae Cultivation and Carbon Sequestration Road Map is now live and available to potential users here. The cultivation of […]

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Ocean Practices for the Decade

We are pleased to announce that our programme Ocean Practices for the Decade is one of 60 new programmes and  contributions endorsed under the UN Ocean Decade for transformative Decade Actions. The Ocean Practices for the Decade Programme (“OceanPractices’’) will support all ocean stakeholders in securing, equitably sharing, and collectively advancing this methodological heritage. By […]

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Various Opportunities at the OBPS

The OBPS is seeking a volunteer for creating and contributing an article on Wikipedia for the Ocean Best Practice System. Please send an email to newsletter[at]oceanbestpractices.org to communicate your interest in volunteering for the OBPS. On the other hand, the OBPS Task Team for the Value Chain Analysis and KPI development is seeking someone with […]

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