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21-10-22
Co-designing marine research – Insights into our Special Session at the WIOMSA Symposium 2022

How can marine science be transformed through co-design?

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13-10-22
Episode 15: Marine spatial planning and the 30 x 30 goal

Welcome to the fourth episode of season 2 of the OceanInsight podcast.

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07-10-22
Our site Science4Ocean with new stories and new design

Take a look at the highlights from the MeerWissen Initiative.

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04-10-22
Three new MeerWissen projects selected to strengthen marine Nature-based Solutions in Africa

The MeerWissen Initiative – African-German Partners for Ocean Knowledge and the United…

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27-09-22
MeerWissen at the WIOMSA Symposium 2022

Come join us at our special session on co-design or meet us in the exhibition hall.

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22-09-22
Episode 12: Blue Nature-bases Solutions in the Western Indian Ocean region

Welcome to the third episode of season 2 of the OceanInsight podcast.

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02-08-22
Episode 11: Ocean Governance and Integrated Ocean Management in the WIO region

Welcome to the 11th episode of our Ocean InSight podcast.

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21-07-22
New Publication: Lessons from bright spots for advancing knowledge exchange at the interface of marine science and policy

One of the main pillars of the MeerWissen initiative is stimulating dialogue and the…

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30-06-22
MeerWissen Co-Design approach showcased at UN Ocean Decade Forum

As part of the UN Ocean Conference 2022, the UN Ocean Decade hosted its Ocean Decade Forum…

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15-06-22
MeerWissen Network Event on the island of Zanzibar

The first ever MeerWissen Network Event took place from 8 to 11 June 2022 on the island of…

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01-06-22
Episode 10: Two Perspectives on Scientific Data for Decision Making

Welcome back to the second season of our Ocean InSight podcast.

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02-05-22
PhD Thesis published: Ecological Infrastructure in Systematic Conservation Planning

What role does the Ecological Infrastructure (EI) concept play in systematic conservation…

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08-04-22
Understanding Marine Ecosystems in Namibia

What goods are Namibian people harvesting from the ocean, and how is this benefitting them…

Marine Biologists Mapping Eel Habitats at Pangani River, Tanzania.
18-02-22
Advancing the assessment of the biodiversity of eels in Tanzania

The BIOEELS project has achieved some remarkable progress in the past few months.

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31-01-22
The MeerWissen Initiative: Best of 2021

Our five MeerWissen highlights from 2021.

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24-01-22
Episode 9: From Data to Decision – Bridging the Science-Policy interface

Welcome to the ninth episode of the Ocean InSight podcast.

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20-12-21
Episode 8: The UN Ocean Decade in a nutshell – an insider’s account

Welcome to the eighth episode of the Ocean InSight podcast.

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29-11-21
Episode 7: Seaweeds: The hidden champions of coastal ecosystems

Welcome to the seventh episode of the Ocean InSight podcast.

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09-11-21
A Partnership of Equals: A Guidance on Co-Design

Planning and conducting co-design in collaborative marine research projects

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31-10-21
Episode 6: Taking the PULSE of the ocean

Welcome to the sixth episode of the Ocean InSight podcast.

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21-10-21
Info Session on 3rd Call for Proposals: Successful networking

The MeerWissen Initiative hosted a lively Information Session on the 20th of October…

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11-10-21
Episode 5: Improving Ocean Governance through informal networks

Welcome to the fifth episode of the Ocean InSight podcast.

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30-09-21
Coming soon: New Call for Proposals on marine Nature-based Solutions

A new Call for Proposals focusing on marine Nature-based Solutions will be launched soon. …

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20-09-21
Episode 4: Biodiversity conservation and the private sector in Mauritania

Welcome to the fourth episode of the Ocean InSight podcast.

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13-09-21
Co-Design in the Western Indian Ocean Region

Together with WIOMSA, the MeerWissen secretary has recently published a discussion paper.

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30-08-21
Episode 3: Integrated management at the land-sea interface

Welcome to the third episode of the Ocean InSight podcast.

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09-08-21
Episode 2: Sustainable Fisheries Management in East Africa

Welcome to the second episode of the Ocean InSight podcast.

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29-07-21
PULSE project establishes collaboration with Senegalese Government

The project “Taking the Pulse of the Ocean” (PULSE) has achieved remarkable progress in a…

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23-07-21
Towards sustainable cultivation and harvesting of seaweed in Senegal

The project “Seaweed for climate change resilient blue economies, biodiversity and…

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19-07-21
Ocean InSight: A new podcast on marine conservation and science for sustainable development

Welcome to Ocean InSight – a new podcast series on marine conservation and ocean science…

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13-07-21
Co-designing solution-oriented research for sustainable development

The virtual event "Co-designing solution-oriented research for sustainable development –…

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18-06-21
MeerWissen Webinar: Deep Dive with CoastWise

The project “CoastWise - Improving knowledge for integrated management of the land-sea…

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14-06-21
MeerWissen Webinar: Conserving fish functional diversity and promoting a sustainable Blue Economy

The project “Defining socially-inclusive strategies for conserving fish functional…

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08-06-21
Transforming scientific knowledge into policy making: 3 examples that protect Africa’s ocean and coasts

66 scientists, 12 projects, 7 countries – MeerWissen supports cooperation between African…

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31-05-21
Special Event: Coastal Ecosystem Monitoring (Cabo Verde - South Africa Collaboration)

The virtual event “Coastal Ecosystem Monitoring in Cabo Verde & South Africa” was convened…

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06-04-21
African Penguins: Towards an integrative population management

The “African Penguins and the Blue Economy” (Penguins) project has taken further steps in…