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.
After the observations of the first week of the third Intergovernmental Conference (IGC 3) on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity, the MARIPOLDATA team shares insights of the second week. This blog entry provides a summary of the topics discussed, overall progress made, as well as the challenges that remain to be […]
Between August 19th and August 31st, the UN headquarters in New York host the third intergovernmental conference (IGC 3) on an international legally binding instrument for the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ). The MARIPOLDATA team is using this opportunity to observe and analyze the negotiations and […]
COVID-19 effects on marine biodiversity negotiations: A new pathway for digital diplomacy?
Panel Environmental and Tourism Policy. Adaptations and Innovations
August 25, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and related measures, negotiations for a new 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) have been indefinitely postponed.
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Does the Common Heritage Principle make any difference? The case of marine biodiversity in the digital age
Ways of Knowing the Digital Anthropocene (Sensing and Seeing) Session
August 18, 2020
In the digital age, governing the access to and use of natural resources requires an update of previously agreed-on regulations.
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This paper reviews the early history of IPBES and focuses on epistemic choices that occurred early on in its establishment and assessment work.
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This forum piece discusses why multilateral spaces are key ‘sites’ for studying struggles over environmental knowledge and how Collaborative Event Ethnography (CEE) can open up new avenues for Critical Policy Studies.
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Das Meer. Ort der Sehnsucht, Ort der Gesetzlosigkeit
June 2-4, 2020
When we think of the sea, we think of the immensity, the rumbling and roaring, the freedom and eventually the holidays. It has always symbolized the unknown – even today, parts of the ocean depths have not been explored.
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 )