POGO was endorsed as a UN Ocean Decade Implementing Partner (DIP) on 29 March 2023.
In August, four miniboats were launched in the Atlantic as part of an outreach project led by POGO, Educational Passages, and AWI. The project involved the NoSoAT 2022 scholars, local partners in Ireland (NUI Galway), Germany (AWI), Spain (CSIC IEO) and South Africa (SAEON), and schools in each of these..NoSoAT 2022 Miniboats and Shipboard Outreach
Case studies conducted by POGO members in different parts of the world demonstrate real examples of various socio-economic benefits of ocean observing. In the first phase of the project (2021), five case studies focused on different approaches to Coastal Water Quality Monitoring in Malaysia, Nigeria, Portugal, China and Mexico.
The second United Nations Ocean Conference was co-hosted by the Governments of Kenya and Portugal, in Lison, Portugal, in June 2022. POGO participated in person and virtually, and co-hosted two side events on Capacity Development and Biomolecular Observations. In addition, the Secretariat coordinated a written statement on behalf of the members and..
Accelerating progress towards UN Ocean Decade Challenge 7: “Expanding the Global Ocean Observing System” At the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Partnership for Observation of the Global Ocean (POGO), held virtually from 24th to 27th January 2022, the members of POGO and Co-Chairs of the Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS)..
The COLLECT project, which stands for Citizen Observation of Local Litter in Coastal ECosysTems, is a citizen science study funded by the Richard Lounsbery Foundation (USA). The goal is to actively involve the local community in raising awareness of the consequences of plastic pollution, which can not only damage the..COLLECT – Citizen Observation of Local Litter in Coastal ECosysTems