We are today at a crossroads, where we realize that our society model is close to reaching its limits. We gradually understand the finitude of our world and our Ocean in terms of space but also on the amount of natural and non-natural resources available. We need to scientifically know and understand the Ocean in order to use it and preserve it at the same time. It's Possible!
In line with the Sea For Society project, the 6th National Social Marketing conference (April 16th, 2014) will debate issues around change brought by participatory governance for inclusive problem solving, priority setting, decision making, strategic large-scale action and open collaborative policy making. [+]
The European strategy to promote coastal and maritime tourism recognises the sector's potential for sustainable growth in coastal regions in line with the Sea For Society project that ended in December 2013 a series of consultation forums across Europe about 6 key themes, including “tourism”. [+]
A new European Environment Agency publication on the current state-of-affairs of European seas and their usage was released in the 20th of February in line with the Sea For Society aim of developing and enrich the concept of Blue Society as a basis for improved governance of the Oceans. [+]
Analysis of the contributions of the sea to daily live and the barriers to sustainable development of our seas and oceans identified, respectively, by the recent Citizens/Youth and Stakeholder Consultations across Europe are being analyzed. [+]
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