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.
From March 25th to April 5th 2019 the second round of negotiations on an international legally binding instrument for the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ) is held in the UN Headquarters in New York. The new instrument -if governments agree- will be established under the United […]
From the 17th to the 29th of November 2018, governments met in Sharm El Sheik, Egypt, to negotiate issues related to the protection and sustainable use of biodiversity in the framework of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). “Marine and Coastal Biodiversity” was on the agenda, which is why I participated in the […]
Biodiversity collapse in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea
December 12, 2019
The Levantine basin in the easternmost Mediterranean Sea is well known for hosting hundreds of non-indigenous species introduced after the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869.
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How Evaluation shapes Ocean Science – A Multi-Scale Ethnography of Fluid Knowledge
January 23, 2020
In 2018, Professor De Rijcke received an ERC Starting Grant for the project ‘FluidKnowledge – How evaluation shapes ocean science.’
The Shifting Context of Sustainability: Growth and the World Ocean Regime
March 12, 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.
Alice Vadrot: Schutz der marinen Biodiversität
October 29, 2019
Every semester, the University of Vienna asks a question on a burning topic that is of interest to society. The question for the winter semester 2019/20 is: How do we protect biodiversity? Alice Vadrot answered.
Marine Biodiversität : Zwischen Macht und Wissenschaft
October 21, 2019
Die Politikwissenschaftlerin Alice Vadrot erforscht internationale Verhandlungen zum Erhalt von biologischer Vielfalt.
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 )