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August 16, 2017
If it doesn’t go in the bin it goes in the sea Oceano Azul Foundations’ first campaign aims to change behaviors to save Oceans   "If it doesn’t go in the bin it goes in the sea" is the motto of the campaign promoted by the Oceano Azul Foundation and the Oceanário de Lisboa, in partnership with Olá. This initiative aims to bring attention to one of [...]
July 21, 2017
Belém Statement on Atlantic Research and Innovation Cooperation signed in Lisbon The European Union, Brazil and South Africa signed in Lisbon a cooperation agreement for research and innovation in the Atlantic Ocean. The Belém Statement - named this way for having been signed in the Belém Tower on July 13, 2017 - underlines the "fundamental role" of the oceans "in the development of national and regional economies in [...]
July 13, 2017
The Oceano Azul Foundation in the launch of the South Atlantic Flagship Initiative The Oceano Azul Foundation participates in the conference “A New Era of Blue Enlightenment”, hosted by the European Commissioner Carlos Moedas, in Lisbon, between the 12th and 14th of July, which includes the signing of a Statement between the European Union, Brazil and South Africa, aiming to better understand and protect marine ecosystems of the [...]
July 6, 2017
Oceano Azul Foundation contributes on policy brief for G20 Ocean issues will be debated in this summit for the first time.   The Oceano Azul Foundation, with the contributions of R. Andreas Kraemer (coordinator), Tiago Pitta e Cunha and Miguel Herédia, participated in the “Think 20” network – which is composed of 23 experts from 13 think-tanks of eight countries -, that has produced [...]
June 5, 2017
Oceano Azul Foundation attends United Nations’ The Ocean Conference Oceano Azul Foundation will attend United Nations’ The Ocean Conference, in New York, on 5-9 June 2017. This conference, which is held at the highest level, reflects the major relevance of this issue on the international agenda, and its main goal is to help creating conditions to implement the Sustainable Development Goal 14, which is dedicated [...]
May 22, 2017
Oceano Azul Foundation debuts at United Nations meeting Tiago Pitta e Cunha, CEO of Oceano Azul Foundation, addressed a meeting of the Group of the Friends of the Oceans and Seas of the United Nations, which occurred on May 17th at the Mission of Singapore to the United Nations. Tiago Pitta e Cunha delivered a keynote speech focused on the need for the [...]
April 21, 2017
Ocean Alive reaches 864 shellfish gatherers “Mariscar SEM Lixo” campaign   Another “Mariscar SEM Lixo” campaign was held in the Sado estuary, this time with the help of 67 volunteers. The main purpose was to raise awareness on the estuary’s shellfish gatherers in order to correct some grooved razor shell gathering techniques and to pick up the trash that was left on [...]