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 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 […]
One year ago, I started to put together my ideas for a submission to the Starting Grant scheme of the European Research Council (ERC). Inspired by research conducted during my two-year stay at the Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP) of the University of Cambridge, debates with my distinguished colleagues and a succession of great […]
November 25, 2020
We are happy to welcome Dr Achim Schlüter to present his article Broadening the perspective on ocean privatizations: an interdisciplinary social science enquiry (Schlüter et al., 2020).
More information here.
This paper reviews the early history of IPBES and focuses on epistemic choices that occurred early on in its establishment and assessment work.
Read the paper here (free access until November 25, 2020)
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.
Read the forum piece here.
FWF video portrait
Artist, diplomat or researcher? Alice Vadrot considers her chosen career path – research – to be the “best of all worlds”. At the University of Vienna, the research interests of this political scientist and former FWF Schrödinger fellow include worldwide policy considerations on the protection of biodiversity, as well as the difficult question: who owns the sea?
Wie ernst ist es uns mit dem Schutz mariner Ökosysteme?
Gäste: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Gerhard Herndl, Professor für Meeresbiologie & Ass.-Prof. Dr. Alice Vadrot, Projektleiterin MARIPOLDATA, Universität Wien.
Moderation: Xaver Forthuber.
Vor Mauritius havarierte kürzlich der Ölfrachter “Wakashio” an einem ohnehin bedrohten Riff. Von den Galapagos-Inseln meldeten ForscherInnen vor kurzem die Entdeckung Dutzender neuer Tierarten;
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 )