Challenge 10: Ensure that the multiple values and services of the ocean for human wellbeing, culture, and sustainable development are widely understood, and identify and overcome barriers to behaviour change required for a step change in humanity’s relationship with the ocean.

The United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development

The Netherlands has a rich history in ocean expertise and is home to a diverse array of educational programs dedicated to marine sciences. Through our community, our goal is to enhance and enrich existing programs, extending beyond the university level, in order to cultivate a broader understanding and appreciation of the oceans—promoting increased ocean literacy.

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