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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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Fisheries: Solutions and Innovations

Learn about the issues with current fisheries practices and discover existing solutions and innovations

Last update: 23/08/21

Trees & Seas

General Public Europe and worldwide Language: English Date: 07/08/21, 6:00pm CET Duration: 1 hour Organised by Plastic Oceans

Last update: 26/07/21

Youth4Ocean Agenda

All the activities and events of the members of the Youth4Ocean Forum will be gathered on this webpage.

Last update: 26/07/21

We are officially launching the first call for project submission of the Youth4Ocean Forum!

Do you have a project in mind to raise awareness of consumers on sustainable seafood or an innovative business plan to use marine resources sustainably? Or something completely different that you think has the potential to change things? We welcome applications from anyone involved or interested in the sustainable use of marine resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods, and jobs while preserving the health of marine ecosystems.

Last update: 18/11/20

How to become a Young Ocean Advocate

As a Young Ocean Advocate you will have the chance to showcase your project, participate and pitch your ideas in European events, connect with mentors, network with leading European experts, participate in working groups along with stakeholders and decision-makers to address ocean challenges, and benefit from leadership resources to make a positive change.

Last update: 14/10/20

Salomé Bellon's story - Founding Member of the Youth4Ocean Forum

Meet Salomé Bellon, Founding Member of the Youth4Ocean Forum.

Last update: 07/10/20

Olivia Garcia's story - Youth4Ocean Forum Founding Member

Meet Olivia Garcia, founding member of the european Youth4Ocean Forum and volunteer for Surfrider Foundation Europe.

Last update: 07/10/20

Message on Mediterranean Coast Day (25 September)

The public has an important role to play. Thanks to the rise of mobile broadband, today’s “Mediterraneans” are better informed and more organized than any other generation. Simple purchasing decisions taken at the supermarket and online clicks matter greatly. Businesses spend vast amounts to understand their customers’ preferences in order to tailor products and services accordingly. Observation shows that sustainable options will rise on the market if there is demand for it.

Last update: 28/09/20

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

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