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FOUNDATIONS DIALOGUE: "What is the Ocean Decade about?"

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

UN Agency

Discover a summary of the objectives and outcomes of the Ocean Decade.

Oceans are facing multiple environmental stressors (climate change, marine pollution, ocean acidification) engendered by these human activities and resulting in the loss of marine species and degradation of marine and coastal environments. This is why the main motivation for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development is to support efforts to reverse the cycle of decline in ocean health and create improved conditions for sustainable development of the Ocean.

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