The ocean decade

The Science We Need for the Ocean We Want

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10 Years. 10 Challenges. 1 Ocean.

The Ocean holds the keys to an equitable and sustainable planet.

Join the revolution to unlock innovative ocean science solutions

Discover the Ocean Decade

Join a shared, global effort that builds on decades of achievements in ocean science.


The Ocean Decade at the 2022 UN Climate Change Conference

Dive into the page fully dedicated to our participation at COP27


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Decade Actions

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Ocean Decade Opportunities

Discover opportunities for employment, training, partnerships & career development including in the Ocean Decade team!

How You Can Take Action

The Ocean Decade is for everyone. Anyone can join and participate.

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Calls for Decade Actions

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Global Stakeholder Forum

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Ocean Decade Videos

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Ocean Decade Action | West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use: Cabo Verde Graduate School on Climate Change and Marine Sciences (WASCAL-CV)

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GenOcean | For the Ocean We Need

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An introduction to the Ocean Decade

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