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Panel: Ocean Of Opportunity: Nurturing Marine Resources In The Ocean Decade

06 Dec 2023
This session will inspire discussions and actions aimed at nurturing our marine resources responsibly and sustainably. The session will provide a platform for dialogue among diverse stakeholders, with the goal of maximising the benefits and addressing the challenges presented by our oceans during the Ocean Decade.
  • Ocean Decade - advancement of ocean science
  • Protection of marine ecosystems
  • International collaboration to address the global ocean challenges
  • Blue economy - balancing economic development with conservation
Mr James Ellsmoor, CEO - Island Innovation
Dr Nicholas Hardman-Mountford, Head of Oceans and Natural Resources - The Commonwealth
Ms Alison Clausen, Deputy Coordinator UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development - IOC/UNESCO
Dr. Penny Becker, Vice President Conservation - Island Conservation
Mr. Joe Wheeler, Co-Founder & CEO - Bluemvmt, Inc.
Mr David O'Sullivan, Programme Manager - Marine Institute of Ireland