Why an “Ocean and Climate” platform?

The ocean is a key element of the global climate system, but so far it has been relatively absent from discussions on climate change. For all of us participating in the Ocean and Climate Platform, it is essential to include the ocean among the issues and challenges discussed in the context of climate negociations.

Our Ocean, an high-level conference in Malta

The next Our Ocean conference will happen in Malta from October 5 to 6, 2017. In the same way of the past ones in the USA and Chile, it will give the Ocean a great visibility in order to make its solutions and problems known. Many themes will be developed : the issues of the ocean and climate change, marine pollution, sustainable fishing,…

World Ocean Day: Make our ocean healthy again  

  With more than 8000 participants, ministers, heads of states and the entire ocean community, the first United Nations Ocean conference successfully continues today with the world ocean day. This demonstrates the ocean has become a major priority for the international community.       Pollution, acidification, deoxygenation, overfishing…These threats amongst many others to the ocean and its ecosystems’ health…