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.
Bringing together the Atlantic Research Community On the 6th and 7th of February 2020, I attended on behalf of the MARIPOLDATA team the All-Atlantic Ocean Research Forum hosted by the European Commission. With the vision to strengthen the Atlantic community, the event gathered around 700 policy makers, scientists, civil society and business representatives. The participants came […]
Marine biodiversity science is central for current efforts to establish a new treaty for the protection and sustainable use of marine biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ). However, for a long time, a lack of scientific knowledge on the ocean was conceived as the main challenge for advancing efforts to protect ocean ecosystems. Nowadays the field […]
The Shifting Context of Sustainability: Growth and the World Ocean Regime
March 11, 2020
The World Ocean Regime is not an official treaty agreed to by states in some formal process, but it probably governs the marine world. This talk will discuss how this regime was discovered and the nature of the economistic values and norms that are the main feature.
The reading group will be in close connection to the topics covered by the MARIPOLDATA Seminar Series and readings will include publications of the invited scholars.
From March 2020
The reading group will provide room for discussion and debate on recent publications in the field of ocean science and politics with specific emphasis on ocean protection, sustainable development and SDG14.
Artenschutz “Wir müssen unverzüglich handeln”
January 14, 2020
During the panel discussion of the ” Semester question 2019/20: How can we protect biodiversity?” on Monday, 13 January 2020, there was an increased discussion about agriculture and political measures. However, the participants agreed on one thing: For a real change, social rethinking is needed.
Marine Ökosysteme: Zwischen Schutz und Ausbeutung
January 8, 2020
Who owns marine life in international waters – and how can we protect them?
This project has received funding from the European ResearchCouncil ( ERC) under the European Union´s [Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme] ( grant agreement No 804599 – MARIPOLDATA – ERC-2018-STG )