The UN Ocean Decade

The global effort to promote ocean science and generate science-informed policies for a more sustainable future ocean

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The Ocean Decade and the 10 challenges it's facing

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"We work to understand and and develop solutions to beat marine pollution" (Challenge 1)

"We want to find ways to better protect and restore ecosystems and biodiversity" (Challenge 2)

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"We strive to enhance understanding of the ocean-climate nexus and generate knowledge to mitigate, adapt and build resilience" (Challenge 5)

"We work to foster change in how humanity interacts with its oceans" (Challenge 10)