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6 November, 2019

La cultura oceánica es clave para entender y proteger el océano. Existe solo un océano y nuestro lenguaje debe reflejar esto. Únete y quita la S #droptheS.

17 October, 2019

Ocean literacy is key to understanding and protecting our planet. There is only one ocean and our language should reflect this. Will you join us and #droptheS?

25 September, 2019

PRESS RELEASE

Response:  IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate reveals the extent of the crisis facing humanity as the ocean and its services begin to show signs of collapse.

Continue reading OCEAN SCIENTISTS AND NGOS CALL TIME ON GOVERNMENT NEGLECT OF EARTH’S LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEM

25 September, 2019

COMUNICADO DE PRENSA

Respuesta:  Informe Especial del IPCC sobre el océano y la criosfera en un clima cambiante

El Informe Especial sobre el océano y la criosfera en un clima cambiante del Panel Intergubernamental sobre el Cambio Climático (IPCC, por sus siglas en inglés) revela el alcance de la crisis a la que se enfrenta la humanidad ahora que el océano y sus servicios empiezan a mostrar signos de desplome.

Continue reading CIENTÍFICOS OCEÁNICOS Y ONG RECLAMAN EL FIN DE LA NEGLIGENCIA DE LOS GOBIERNOS CON EL SISTEMA DE SOPORTE VITAL DE LA TIERRA

25 September, 2019

COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE

Réaction :  Rapport spécial du GIEC sur l’Océan et la cryosphère dans le contexte du changement climatique

Le Rapport spécial sur l’Océan et la cryosphère dans le contexte du changement climatique du Groupe d’experts intergouvernemental sur l’évolution du climat (GIEC) révèle l’ampleur de la crise à laquelle l’humanité devra faire face, alors que l’Océan et les services qu’il rend commencent à montrer des signes d’effondrement.

Continue reading OCÉANOLOGUES ET ONG APPELLENT LES ÉTATS À CESSER DE NÉGLIGER LE SYSTÈME DE MAINTIEN DE LA VIE SUR TERRE

19 September, 2019

Words are important. The way that we communicate influences the way people think, feel and act.

There is only one ocean. We may give different parts of it different names but there is only one ocean and it works as a whole to help make all life on earth possible.

That’s why we are asking, quite simply, that you drop the ‘s’ from the end of the word ocean.

The ‘Drop the S’ campaign asks that you make the active decision to use ocean as a singular noun in all communication and that, where possible, you explain this choice to others and encourage them to do the same.

Continue reading ‘DROP THE S’ CAMPAIGN IMPLEMENTING PRINCIPLE ONE OF OCEAN LITERACY

24 July, 2019

IPSO experts have called for a ‘precautionary pause’ in deep-sea mining and closure of one-third of the ocean among eight actions they say are needed to head off potential ecological disaster in the global ocean amid signs of steeper and faster changes than even recent models predicted.

A new paper published on 24 July in Aquatic Conservation says that failure to take action in the next 10 years to halt damage caused by unprecedented rates of climate heating and other human activities could result in catastrophic changes in the functioning of the global ocean, threatening vital ecosystems and disrupting human civilisation.

Continue reading New IPSO Viewpoint Paper published July 2019