Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO
IOC Member States
The projected value of ocean economy by 2030
The area of the seabed that has been mapped at high resolution
The United Nations has proclaimed a Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030) to support efforts to reverse the cycle of decline in ocean health and gather ocean stakeholders worldwide behind a common framework that will ensure ocean science can fully support countries in creating improved conditions for sustainable development of the Ocean.