World Ocean Forum

WORLD OCEAN FORUM invites fresh ideas, new solutions, provocative and imaginative conversations about the future of the ocean, linking unexpected people with unexpected ideas. Dedicated to proposals for change in ocean policy and action worldwide, linking unexpected people with unexpected ideas and offering a knowledgeable outlet for research, opinion and storytelling. 

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A Blue Renaissance
The Value of Ecosystem Analysis in a Post-Covid World
by Peter Neill
Coming Soon
Coming Soon
Solutions Within Reach
by the World Ocean Forum

Will the Siren Call of the Blue Economy Lure Us to Our Demise?
by Tundi Agardy

Will Ocean Seabed Mining Delay the Discovery of Potential Coronavirus Vaccines?
by Nishan Degnarain

Revealed: Meet the
Millionaires Hoarding Fishing Rights in the
U.K. by Crispin Dowler

Is a Retreating Glacier on Your Bucket List?
by Mia Bennett
Why Do Some People
Become Citizen Activists?
by Yale Climate
Connection contributors
Treasures of the Deep
by Doug Struck
Pew Charitable Trusts
The 8 Million Species
We Don't Know
by E.O. Wilson
The Salmon Nursery
by David Wolman
Sharks & Coffee
by Doug Woodring
Ocean Recovery Alliance
Deep Sea Mining Update
part two
by Peter Neill
What Do Single Use Plastics
Say About Your Business?
by Doug Woodring
Images from a Warming
Planet. A photo essay
by Ashley Cooper
Deep Sea Mining Update
part one
by Peter Neill
Carbon Offsets for a
Sustainable Future
UCapture & South Pole
Building Bridges
by Thor Sigfusson
Iceland Ocean Cluster
Can Man-Made Floating Cities Save the Ocean?
Seasteading Floating City Project
by Joe Quirk
How Data Can Heal Our Oceans
by Nishan Degnarain and Steve Adler, World Economic Forum
Sustainability and the
Blue Economy
by Peter Neill
Why We Must Think
Bigger to Protect the World's Water
by Guilio Boccaletti,
The Nature Conservancy
Obituary for an Arctic River
by Mia Bennett