The WORLD OCEAN OBSERVATORY is dedicated to information, education and public discourse about the ocean defined as an integrated global social system.
We believe that informed citizens worldwide can unite to sustain the ocean through mitigation and change of human behavior on land and sea.
Our intent is to communicate the full spectrum of up-to-date ocean issues: climate, fresh water, food, energy, trade, transportation, public health, finance, governance, recreation and culture to encourage and inspire young Citizens of the Ocean through formal and informal education worldwide.
To serve as a central place of exchange for ocean information, education and public discourse;
To serve as an independent forum and focus for ocean affairs;
To advocate for the ocean through an open, worldwide network of communication;
To provide a window on the future of the ocean for the general public and decision-makers around the world.
It is our belief that The Sea Connects All Things...Learn more at WorldOceanObservatory.org.