Local Ocean Trust based in Watamu, Kenya is about to finish a new mangrove nursery that will be able to hold between 2,000-3,000 mangrove seedlings.

The trust recently conducted a mangrove assessment patrol in Mida Creek and collected over 1,000 seeds that will be potted over the coming…

Read more: Local Ocean Trust : Watamu Turtle Watch (International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem) Watamu, Kenya

Mangroves are rare, spectacular and prolific ecosystems on the boundary between land and sea. They ensure food security for local communities. They provide biomass, forest products and sustain fisheries. They contribute to the protection of coastlines. They help mitigate the effects of climate change and extreme weather events.…

Read more: Message from Ms Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, on the occasion of the International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem, 26 July 2016

SOS 2016 (Rotterdam, 30 Nov-2 Dec) Theme is “Ocean 2030: Sustainable Development Goals and the Ocean Business Community”

27 June 2016

The World Ocean Council is pleased to announce that the Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS 2016 website, registration and call for abstracts is now open at www.sustainableoceansummit.org…

Read more: WOC 2016 “SUSTAINABLE OCEAN SUMMIT” WEBSITE, REGISTRATION AND CALL FOR ABSTRACTS NOW OPEN

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Whether you’re a marine scientist keen to be speed-trained in modern ocean science communication skills or a communicator, working for a marine institute, NGO or governmental body, this CommOCEAN International Marine Science Communication event is for you.…

Read more: CommOCEAN 2016 2nd International Marine Science Communication Conference 6-7 December 2016, Bruges

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The need for effective outreach is greater than ever given the present day competition for funding resources and involvement from the general public. This will be a highly practical course which looks at the techniques and technologies that Marine Institutes and both marine information and data managers can…

Read more: Call for applications: OTGA-KMFRI Training Course: Communication and Outreach Tools 26 - 30 September 2016, Mombasa, Kenya

Elsevier is pleased to support World Oceans Day, promoting prevention of plastic ocean pollution. June 8 is recognized by the United Nations as a global day of ocean celebration. Read our World Oceans Day 2016 feature on Elsevier Connect for more information.

To mark World Oceans Day 2016,…

Read more: Research Selection: World Oceans Day 2016