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Ocean topics at GEO Week 2021

The annual flagship event of the Group on Earth Observations (#GEOWeek2021) took place virtually from 22 to 26 November 2021. This year's edition is one of the most important with major milestones linked to global policy agendas. Ocean related sessions discussed how GEO's activities can support national efforts to develop ocean-conscious climate action as well as strengthen cooperation to address marine hazards in Africa.

2022-12-09T12:27:28+00:002 December 2021|Tags: , |

One Integrated Marine Debris Observing System for a clean and healthy ocean

An official satellite activity of the UN Ocean Decade Lab "A clean ocean", the event attracted more than 200 partipants from 46 countries. Experts from different sectors and fields came together to share their knowledge and discuss the growing threat and multidimensional problem of marine debris to marine ecosystems, and ocean and coastal users.

2022-12-09T12:27:28+00:0026 November 2021|Tags: , , |

GEO Symposium 2021

The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) held its annual symposium online from 21 to 24 June 2021, with the aim to strengthen partnerships across the GEO Work Programme of Activities. Three sessions focused on ocean observations, two of which were organised by GEO’s Blue Planet Initiative.

2022-12-09T12:27:31+00:0025 June 2021|Tags: , , |
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