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11 April 2018

In a ‘Global Change Biology’ paper, a group of scientists propose using “essential ocean variables” as part of a sustained Global Ocean Observing System. The authors argue such a method can…

20180205 - News - Ocean Literacy for All
5 February 2018

The UNESCO and its Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, released “…

Copia de Trinidad Tobago 2016
28 June 2017

A production of the Institute of Marine Affairs (IMA), the State of the Marine Environment (SOME) Report 2016 provides a scientifically…

20170607 - News - One Planet One Ocean
7 June 2017

The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO is a global community that enables nations to work together to study our ONE shared OCEAN and observe its changes. Join us to #SaveOurOcean…

IODE Award
26 March 2017

The 29th Session of the IOC Assembly (Paris, 20-29 June 2017) paid tribute to Prof Mario Ruivo, who passed away early 2017. The remembrance…

16 March 2017

Ocean sciences are led by a small number of industrialized countries although collecting data and taking the measure of the ocean’s health is a global priority considering the economic and…

30 May 2012

Within the framework of the Project "Strengthening sea-level observation network and coordination activities in the Caribbean", the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO…