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he name Mediterranean is derived from the Latin mediterraneus, meaning "inland" or "in the middle of the land" (from medius, "middle" and terra, "land"). It covers an approximate area of 2.5 million km² (965,000 sq mi), but its connection to the Atlantic (the Strait of Gibraltar) is only 14 km wide.

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Anne-Laure Le Lay's story - Youth4Ocean Founding Member

In this article, maritime lawyer Anne-Laure Le Lay explains in a few words her special relationship to the ocean, which led her to become a Founding Member of the european Youth4Ocean Forum.

Last update: 18/09/20

Éloïse Faure's Story - Youth4Ocean Founding Member

Here is the story of Eloïse, young activist and Founding Member of the Youth4Ocean Forum.

Last update: 18/09/20

The breeze that may herald a green renaissance in the Mediterranean

This op-ed by Gaetano Leone, Coordinator, Mediterranean Action Plan of the United Nations Environment Programme, Barcelona Convention Secretariat, first appeared on 24 August 2020 with the title "A roadmap to cut shipping emissions in the Mediterranean" in EURACTIV

Last update: 16/09/20

Paving the way for collective Ocean Literacy initiatives in the Mediterranean Sea - EU4Ocean Workshop

If you are committed to key words like: the Mediterranean Sea, sustainable, supporting transition, ocean literacy and collective… then you have a role to play in co-building new ocean literacy initiatives for the Mediterranean sea. One thing to do: be at the right place at the right time. The right place: our Mediterranean sea-basin online workshop. The right time: September 25th, 2020 – this is the Mediterranean Coast Day – from 14h00 to 16h30 CEST.

Start date: 25/09/2020 - 14:00
Last update: 10/09/20

The EU4Ocean coalition: what, what for, how?

The opening workshop of the first event of the EU4Ocean coalition sets the societal and political importance of collective action for cost-effective ocean literacy in Europe. It introduces the logics of the online workshops organized as part of the event, from the introduction of the established communities to opportunities to contribute to the emergence of collective initiatives at the European and sea-basin scales.

Start date: 24/09/2020 - 09:30
Last update: 10/09/20

A Desire for the Sea

#ArelaDeMar used art, science & social media to bring the ocean to the community. Merging art & ocean science, it collaborated with local artists and researchers to connect the Iberian publics with the ocean, during and right after lock-down.

Last update: 18/08/20

Ocean Literacy resources: Make a Sea Change

The H2020 funded Sea Change project empowered Europeans as Ocean Literate citizens, to take direct and sustainable action towards a healthy ocean, healthy communities and ultimately a healthy planet.

Last update: 02/09/20

Save the Sea Project

Save the Sea Project is a social initiative that unites and engages people in a dialogue about the state of the Baltic Sea. It is a perfect example of how environmental problems can be approached by different stakeholder sectors acting together to create the change. Amber Girl - project 's founder and jewelry designer created a unique bracelet where 100% of the net profit goes to a charitable cause strictly connected to the Baltic Sea conservation and protection . By creating an esthetically pleasing and high-quality product , she created a bridge between the consumer world and the environmentally aware community willing to take the step forward in order to build the greater future for our oceans.

Last update: 18/08/20

The Youth4Ocean Forum kicks off!

On July 7th, 40 young individuals from all over Europe have joined forces as founding members of the Youth4Ocean Forum.

Start date: 07/07/2020 (All day)
Last update: 13/07/20

Founding members of the Youth4Ocean Forum

We are happy to announce the 41 founding members of the Youth4Ocean Forum.

Last update: 09/07/20

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