Welcome to the Ocean Literacy Portal

Sharing the World's Ocean Knowledge

“Far and away, the greatest threat to the ocean, and thus to ourselves, is ignorance“.

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Ocean Literacy around the World

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UNESTEAMS is UNESCO's online collaboration and knowledge-sharing web platform, designed to enhance the delivery of the Organization's programme and to facilitate collaboration with its partners. It provides a variety of shared workspaces for UNESCO's organizational units, communities of practice and projects. The Ocean Literacy Collaborative Workspace on UNESTEAMS will help the Ocean Literacy Community to share documents, and resources, to work simultaneously on documents, to create discussion forums on different topics, and develop joint project

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Featured Projects

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Sea Change

The Sea Change project aims to establish a fundamental “Sea Change”in the way European citizens view their relationship with the sea.

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ResponSEAble

A 15-partner project with the objective of encouraging Europeans to take a closer interest in their oceans, generating public debate and knowledge.

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MARINA

The MARINA project engages citizens, researchers, policy makers, industrial and societal actors in order to share knowledge and create synergy.

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AtlantOS

Research and innovation activities to achieve a sustainable, efficient, and fitfor-purpose Integrated Atlantic Ocean Observing System.

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Ocean Legacy

Pew and the Bertarelli Foundation launched the Global Ocean Legacy project in an effort to establish the world’s first generation of great marine parks.

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Meet the Ocean Literacy Experts

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Wendy Watson Wright

CEO of the Ocean Frontier Institute

Marine Science Educators Associations

European Marine Science Educators Association (EMSEA)

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National Marine Educators Association (NMEA)

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Asia Marine Science Educators Association (AMEA)

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Canadian Network for Ocean Education (CaNOE)

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International Pacific Marine Educators Network (IPMEN)

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