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Read news and stories about Australian marine science and the blue economy. This includes work by the NMSC, our member organisations and the wider marine science community.
It also includes stories highlighting the nexus between marine science, the blue economy and the development of strong economies, vibrant communities and healthy environments.
International Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030)
One Planet, One Ocean – IOC Proposal for an International Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030) 17 March 2017 The IOC has written…Read More
NMSC’s 2016 National Research Infrastructure Capability submission
The National Marine Science Committee (NMSC) has submitted its response to the 2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap Capability Issues Paper. The Paper sets out the proposed…Read More
WA launches Blueprint for Marine Science Initiative
The Western Australian Blueprint for Marine Science Initiative, launched today, guides the foundation of a long-term collaboration between all sectors operating in the marine environment.…Read More
Journal publishes commentary by the National Marine Science Committee
The Australian Journal of Maritime and Ocean Affairs has published an article submitted by the NMSC, ‘The National Marine Science Plan: informing Australia’s future ocean…Read More
Blue economy on the global agenda
The blue economy has been a headline issue at two recent international ocean science and technology conferences, clearly demonstrating that it is a global agenda.…Read More
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Chair: Toni Moate, Director of National Facilities and Collections, CSIRO
Deputy Chair: Kim Picard, Chair of the AusSeabed Steering Committee, Geoscience Australia
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Forge magazine on the blue economy boom
Forge magazine, which focuses on innovation, entrepreneurship and wealth creation, has published a special feature on the economics and sustainability of oceans. Publisher David Haratsis…Read More