Transferring Complex Scientific Knowledge to Useable Products for Society: The Role of the Global Integrated Ocean Assessment and Challenges in the Effective Delivery of Ocean Knowledge.

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Publisher: Frontiers Research Foundation
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Length: 406 words
Lexile Measure: 1720L

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Author(s): Karen Evans, Tymon Zielinski, S. Chiba, Carlos Garcia-Soto, Henn Ojaveer, Chul Park, Renison Ruwa, Jörn Oliver Schmidt, Alan Simcock, Anastasia Strati, Ca Thanh Vu

The ocean provides essential services to human wellbeing through climate regulation, provision of food, energy and livelihoods, protection of communities and nurturing of social and cultural values. Yet despite the ocean's key role for all life, it is failing as a result of unsustainable human practices. The first global integrated assessment of the marine environment, produced by the United Nations under The Regular Process for Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment,...

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