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Latest Announcement

New appointments to GO-BC's Science Technical Working group. 

Over the past week, Prof. Hillary Kennedy and Prof. Pere Masque Barri have been appointed as the Science Technical Working group's new Science Lead and Science Co-Lead. In addition, Dr. Uma Sankar Panda (India) and Dr. Jerome Harlay (Seychelles) have been appointed as new members. Explore the ever-growing group through the link below!

Key Announcement

GO-BC partner with WWF 

A new partnership between GO-BC and WWF was announced at the UN Ocean Decade conference in Barcelona this April, aimed at expanding expertise and capacity in Blue Carbon science

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Vienna, April, 2024

GO-BC at EGU 2024

GO-BC headed to Vienna in April, to attend the annual general assembly of the European Geosciences Union (EGU). Read on to find out more about GO-BC's Blue Carbon session and townhall meeting which took place during this global event.

Barcelona, April, 2024

UN Ocean Decade Conference, Barcelona

A group of representatives from the GO-BC Science Technical Working Group attended the first UN Ocean Decade conference between 10th-12th April in Barcelona. Members of the GO-BC chaired, presented, and took part in panel discussions at a wide variety of Ocean Decade satellite events, putting GO-BC on the map! Read on for our group's reflections on this Ocean decade milestone.

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April, 2024

Activity in the WIOMN

The Western Indian Ocean Mangrove Network (WIOMN) is a regional network of scientists from nine nations who study and protect vital blue carbon habitats in the Western Indian Ocean region. We spoke to Professor Janine Adams from Nelson Mandela University, Vice Chairperson of WIOMN, to gain insights into recent activity conducted as part of WIOMN.

Gujarat, January, 2024

GO-BC Blue Carbon Workshop

GO-BC organised a Blue Carbon workshop in January 2024, in Gujarat, India. The workshop was co-hosted by the Gujarat Institute of Desert Ecology (GUIDE) and Ahmedabad University. Read on to find out more about this workshop.

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Vienna, November, 2023

IAEA Meeting

The 'Technical Meeting on Nuclear and Isotopic Techniques in Blue Carbon Habitats as a Nature-Based Solution for Climate Change' was hosted by the IAEA in November, 2023. Read on to find out more about what was discussed during this meeting.

Maxwell et al., 2023

Global saltmarsh dataset published

In November 2023, a large collaborative effort led by Dr Tania Maxwell published the most extensive global saltmarsh data set to date. Read on to find out more about this significant milestone in blue carbon research.

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