The Partnership for Observation of the Global Ocean (POGO) was founded in 1999 by directors of oceanographic institutions around the world as a forum to promote and advance the observation of the global ocean. POGO is a UK-registered charity with member institutions from around the world, and works closely with other international and regional programmes and organisations.
At the POGO-19 annual meeting, members agreed to change the organisation’s name from ‘Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans’ to ‘Partnership for Observation of the Global Ocean’ (singular).
This is a small but important change, which brings POGO into line with the first principle of Ocean Literacy, ie
The Earth has one big ocean with many features
The linked video was produced by Marine CoLAB as part of their #DropTheS campaign in 2019.
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