Tag: Marine

World Ocean Observatory

World Ocean Observatory

The World Ocean Observatory is dedicated to information, education and public discourse about the ocean defined as an integrated global social system.

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Coastal Climate Change Blueprint tool

Coastal Climate Blueprint

Is your coastal community prepared for the effects of climate change in the marine environment? Test if you are prepared with the online climate change blueprint tool.

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Global Ocean Commission warns oceans at point of collapse and proposes five-year rescue plan

The Global Ocean Commission final report warns that the world’s oceans are at the point of collapse. Five drivers of ocean decline are identified: rising demand for resources; technological advances; decline of fish stocks; climate change, biodiversity and habitat loss; and

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Blue Urbanism: Exploring Connections Between Cities and Oceans

What would it mean to live in cities designed to foster feelings of connectedness to the ocean? In his new book Blue Urbanism, author Timothy Beatley argues that, given all we’ve gained from the sea, city policies, plans, and daily urban

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Coastal Vulnerability to Multiple Inundation Sources (COVERMAR) project reports

The Sydney Coastal Councils Group Inc. (SCCG) partnered with University of New South Wales researchers to complete a research project that has developed a multi-hazard tool to assess the vulnerability of buildings and critical infrastructure to extreme marine inundations caused

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Fee-free Tropical Coastal Ecosystems course

The University of Queensland fee-free online TROPIC101x course will introduce you to the incredible plants and animals that create tropical coastal ecosystems, and you will go on to explore the challenges these ecosystems are facing such as overfishing, coastal pollution,

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