The Politics of Marine Biodiversity Data
Global and National Policies and Practices of Monitoring the Oceans
An ERC Project
MARIPOLDATA is a research project funded by the European Research Council from November 2018 to October 2023. The MARIPOLDATA research team develops and applies a new interdisciplinary and multi-scale approach to study new forms of power at the intersection between science, policy and politics.
MARIPOLDATA gathered scientists and policy-makers in the Intersessional Period of the new BBNJ agreement at the Earth System Governance in an Innovative Session: United Nations Negotiations for the Future of Marine Biodiversity: A conversation among Academics and Practitioners on the BBNJ Negotiations, chaired by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Alice Vadrot and Ina Tessnow-von Wysocki. In the […]
This contribution is part of a MARIPOLDATA blog series on current developments and discussions about the negotiations towards an international legally binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ). In this series, the team […]
We’re looking for a Master Student from University of Vienna in the field of Social Sciences to support the research of MARIPOLDATA.
Send your application until February 15th 2022.
More Info on the website of the IPW and in this PDF.
We are interested to hear how actors perceive the potential effects of the COVID-19 crisis on the BBNJ Treaty and how this situation has changed your interest and involvement in the process.
More info and link to survey here.
Direct link to the survey here.
Global environmental agreement-making: Upping the methodological and ethical stakes of studying negotiations.
by Hannah Hughes, Alice Vadrot et al.
Read the open access article here
Selective world-building: Collaboration and regional specificities in the marine biodiversity field
by Petro Tolochko and Alice Vadrot
Read the article (open access) here
Next seminar: “Traceability of Marine Genetic Resources under the BBNJ Agreement” with Dr. Fran Humphries – Ocean Seminar
Date: Wednesday, 26. January 2022
Time: 10:00-11:30am (CET)
Article by the Societal Impact Platform of the Vienna University about the MARIPOLDATA project, October 27, 2021:
“Im Brackwasser des Verhandlungsprozesses”
This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union´s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement No 804599 – MARIPOLDATA – ERC-2018-STG)