G7 Future of Seas and Oceans Initiative

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G7 FSOI Working Group meeting 2023

Hosted by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), the 2023 G7 FSOI Working Group meeting was held from 14 to ...
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G7 Science and Technology Ministers endorse G7 FSOI efforts

The G7 Science and Technology Ministers met from 12 to 14 May 2023 in Sendai, Japan. Under the main theme "Achieving an open and evolving ...
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G7 FSOI supports UNESCO Integrated Ocean Carbon Research Workshop

The IOC UNESCO Expert Working Group of the Integrated Ocean Carbon Research (IOC-R) aims at filling knowledge gaps in relation to ocean inorganic carbon by ...
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G7 Climate, Energy and the Environment Ministerial 2023

The G7 Ministers of Climate, Energy and the Environment met from 15 to 16 April 2023 in Sapporo, Japan, under the Japanese G7 Presidency. The ...
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G7 FSOI Working Group meeting 2023

On 15 February 2023, the G7 FSOI National Focal points met virtually under the Japanese G7 presidency for 2023 to finalize agreements on working arrangements ...
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G7 FSOI Working Group meeting 2022

The Working Group discussed the ocean-climate climate biodiversity nexus with sessions on progress and new findings related to Digital Twins and new frontiers of ocean ...
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UNEP side event on ocean and coastal monitoring at the UN Ocean Conference 2022

Organised by UNEP, the event served to promote partnerships and co-design in ocean and coastal monitoring and observing, engaging at scale with all relevant actors ...
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G7 Science Ministers’ Communiqué

The G7 Ministers of Science met in Frankfurt from 12 to 14 June, to foster progress in science and research for a sustainable future that ...
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SOCAT 2022 release: Over 40 million surface ocean carbon dioxide measurements available

SOCAT version 2022 main synthesis and gridded products contain quality-controlled in situ surface ocean fCO2 (fugacity of CO2) observations. Thanks to measurements made on ships, ...
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G7 Climate, Energy and Environment Ministers’ Communiqué and Ocean Deal

The G7 Ministers of Climate, Energy and the Environment, met on 26–27 May 2022 in Berlin to address the multiple crises that are endangering our ...
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Highlights from the Digital Twins of the Ocean Summit May 2022

The two-day Summit explored progress in the development of Digital Twins of the Ocean capability, considered their requirements for infrastructure, described potential applications and defined ...
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1st meeting of G7 FSOI resource strategy group: towards a global Biogeochemical Argo array 2030

On 28-29 March 2022, more than 30 experts and government representatives from the G7 met to discuss ways and means to support the implementation of ...