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INSPIRING MARINE BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION: BEST PRACTICES AND NEW IDEAS FOR PUBLIC INFORMATION AND EDUCATION WITH THE WORLD OCEAN NETWORK

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World Ocean Network

Date and Time
1 January 0001 0:0 - 0:0

Meeting
Tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 10)

Educational organisations, aquaria, science centres, natural history museums, research centres, zoos, media and NGO are at the interface of different publics and very good vehicles for communication towards the public at large. Together they reach hundreds of millions of people each year. World Ocean Network members and partners already led many campaigns towards the public and are currently developing activities on the theme of services provided by the sea to humankind, with the aim of preserving marine biodiversity. They plan to establish an interactive platform on best practices and successful initiatives: a "World Ocean Network Interactive Observatory". The panel will present testimonies from across the world and concrete examples of best practices and successful experiences of general public awareness raising and education campaigns and their impacts