SUBMITTED PLEDGES

Emerging environmental impacts at the Amazon: from source to mitigation

Scientific Area | Marine pollution
Institution | Federal University of Pará
Submission date | 3 June 2021

Pledge summary
Develop integrative research on emerging impacts at the Amazon, through a ridge to reef approach, to achieve a clean and sustainable ocean.

Long-term Support for the Pledge Platform

Scientific Area | All Areas
Institution | AIR Centre
Submission date | 3 June 2021

Pledge summary
The AIR Centre is committed to provide long-term support for the Pledge Platform along the goals of the Galway and Belem Statements.

Women empowerment in sustainable aquaculture

Scientific Area | Food security, ocean resources and biodiversity
Institution | NORCE – ASTRAL H2020 Project
Submission date | 3 June 2021

Pledge summary
Promoting women’s empowerment and gender mainstreaming in sustainable aquaculture along the Atlantic area.

All-Atlantic Marine Biotechnology Initiative

Scientific Area | Ocean Technology
Institution | Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Submission date | 2 June 2021

Pledge summary
Establish research programs at the Atlantic level on marine microbiome, aquaculture, drug discovery and development.

Marine Microbiome Research

Scientific Area | Ocean Technology
Institution | NOAA
Submission date | 1 June 2021

Pledge summary
The Marine Microbiome Working Group and forum(s) will work to inspire marine microbiome science, biodiscovery, innovation, entrepreneurship.

Marine Microbiome Working Group Expansion

Scientific Area | Food security, ocean resources and biodiversity
Institution | NOAA
Submission date | 1 June 2021

Pledge summary
Expand partnerships and sectors while maintaining multi-national science-policy interface independent of and inclusive of all programmes/projects.

Marine Microbiome Working Group

Scientific Area | Food security, ocean resources and biodiversity
Institution | NOAA
Submission date | 1 June 2021

Pledge summary
Expand marine microbiome observations by catalyzing international collaborations, including joint cruise efforts.

Amazon Coastal Observatory

Scientific Area | Ocean observation, forecasting and monitoring
Institution | Federal University of Pará
Submission date | 1 June 2021

Pledge summary
Join efforts to generate and share data that promote monitoring and sustainable development in the Amazon Coastal Zone and Atlantic Ocean – oca.eco.br

2021 North Atlantic Stepping Stones: New England and Corner Rise Seamounts Expedition (NOAA Ocean Exploration)

Scientific Area | Ocean observation, forecasting and monitoring
Institution | NOAA Ocean Exploration
Submission date | 1 June 2021

Pledge summary
NOAA Ocean Exploration will conduct a 30 day mapping and remotely operated vehicle expedition to explore the New England and Corner Rise Seamounts.

Oh No! It’s a Myth – unveiling Aquaculture Myths

Scientific Area | Food security, ocean resources and biodiversity
Institution | Blue Bioeconomy CoLAB
Submission date | 31 May 2021

Pledge summary
“Oh No! After All It’s a Myth!” is a result of our pledge to end these prejudices surrounding aquaculture – http://bit.ly/OhNoAfterallitsaMyth.

Considering Multi Stakeholder Platform working for the development of Aquaculture in the south Atlantic

Scientific Area | Food security, ocean resources and biodiversity
Institution | EATiP – European Aquaculture Technology & Innovation Platform
Submission date | 31 May 2021

Pledge summary
To consider the application of a successful EU methodology for addressing aquaculture research, technology & innovation priorities to Belém partners.

Pilot study on perceptions of citizens on priorities for the protection and sustainable use of the ocean

Scientific Area | Ocean Health: climate variability and ecosystem approaches
Institution | Marine Institute
Submission date | 31 May 2021

Pledge summary
Pilot survey to seek citizens’ views on top priorities for the health of the ocean and inland waters and how we can sustainably use their resources

Eoin Sweeney Fellowships

Scientific Area | Ocean Technology
Institution | Marine Institute
Submission date | 31 May 2021

Pledge summary
Scholarship Programme providing a training opportunity for students using state-of-the-art scientific facilities in Ireland and PLOCAN in Gran Canaria

Marine Institute Explorers Education Programme – Marine Super Heroes and Ocean Champions preventing Marine Pollution

Scientific Area | Marine pollution
Institution | The Camden Education Trust / Marine Institute
Submission date | 31 May 2021

Pledge summary
The Programme pledges to implement innovative actions with primary school children and teachers to prevent, reduce and recycle marine pollution

Promoting citizenship and ocean literacy for a change of behavior towards a sustainable world: All-Atlantic Blue Schools Network

Scientific Area | Ocean Health: climate variability and ecosystem approaches
Institution | Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Submission date | 29 May 2021

Pledge summary
All united by the Atlantic in a powerful movement: science and ocean literacy with no geographical, cultural, social, age or language boundaries.

Supporting connections between ocean and coastal scientists and society

Scientific Area | Ocean observation, forecasting and monitoring
Institution | GEO Blue Planet Initiative
Submission date | 28 May 2021

Pledge summary
GEO Blue Planet will work to provide connections between scientists and decision makers in support of the Galway and Belém statements.

Inspiring children in a changing blue planet

Scientific Area | Marine pollution
Institution | +ATLANTIC CoLAB
Submission date | 28 May 2021

Pledge summary
Promote educational activities to enhance knowledge, awareness, and actions towards reducing marine pollution and preserving the ocean.

Towards the democratization of science with a free cloud-based tool to monitor shoreline evolution

Scientific Area | Ocean observation, forecasting and monitoring
Institution | +ATLANTIC CoLAB
Submission date | 28 May 2021

Pledge summary
CASSIE is an open-source web tool that was build using Google Earth for automatic shoreline detection and analysis based on satellite imagery.

Towards an integrated coastal zone management tool

Scientific Area | Ocean Health: climate variability and ecosystem approaches
Institution | +ATLANTIC CoLAB
Submission date | 28 May 2021

Pledge summary
Coast.SENSE builds on the state-of-the-art data driven modelling to address the coastal environmental threats and climate impacts.

Taking young people to know the ocean to inspire them to care

Scientific Area | Marine pollution
Institution | Oceans and Flow
Submission date | 28 May 2021

Pledge summary
Underwater ecological education program for young people, which promotes ocean literacy and human development through freediving and deep ecology.

To help facilitate knowledge transfer and dialogue, developing empathy and understanding for the promotion of MSP

Scientific Area | Ocean Health: climate variability and ecosystem approaches
Institution | Irish Ocean Literacy Network
Submission date | 28 May 2021

Pledge summary
The IOLN can provide a neutral platform for stakeholders to exchange cultural and scientific knowledge, and opinions considering all aspects of MSP

Establishing an All-Atlantic trans-national low trophic and integrated multi trophic aquaculture (IMTA) hub

Scientific Area | Food security, ocean resources and biodiversity
Institution | Nofima
Submission date | 27 May 2021

Pledge summary
AquaVitae partners will establish a transnational, All Atlantic network to promote and encourage the development of low trophic and IMTA aquaculture

Promoting operational collection of biodiversity observations: Marine Biodiversity Observation Network (MBON)

Scientific Area | Food security, ocean resources and biodiversity
Institution | FMarine Biodiversity Observation Network (GEO BON – MBON)
Submission date | 20 May 2021

Pledge summary
Provide knowledge about marine life for management and sustainable development of Atlantic Ocean ecosystems.

Establishing an All-Atlantic Trans-National Access / infrastructure sharing mechanism

Institution | IFREMER
Submission date | 19 May 2021

Pledge summary
The partners of the Joint Action AA-MARINET pledge to encourage the establishment of an effective process for sharing marine research infrastructures

Collaboration through an open numerical model to integrate the water continuum, from the watershed to the open ocean

Institution | +ATLANTIC CoLAB
Submission date | 18 May 2021

Pledge summary
The MOHID Water modeling system can simulate watersheds, estuaries, coastal areas, and open ocean conditions for multiple applications.

Integrating historical and near real-time river data close to the coastal area

Institution | +ATLANTIC CoLAB
Submission date | 18 May 2021

Pledge summary
+ATLANTIC is currently collecting near real time data, from several data providers, standardising and making them available through the EMODnet portal

Creating an Atlantic lab for future blue economy technologies

Scientific Area | Ocean Technology
Institution | +ATLANTIC CoLAB
Submission date | 18 May 2021

Pledge summary
+ATLANTIC is currently working with 4 partners to create appropriate conditions to develop an offshore European test centre for the blue economy.

Blue-Cloud: Demonstrating the potential of web-based Open Science in the marine domain

Institution | Trust-IT
Submission date | 18 May 2021

Pledge summary
Foster collaboration around sharing of marine data, analytical processes & findings to enhance ocean science across the Atlantic, in Europe and beyond

Towards an All-Atlantic Data Space for the Ocean

Institution | Trust-IT
Submission date | 18 May 2021

Pledge summary
Blue-Cloud, G7FSOI, AANChOR, iAtlantic & AtlantECO are joining efforts to harmonize existing data capability towards a FAIR/CARE Atlantic data space

Facilitate cross-border access to polar infrastructures

Scientific Area | Polar research
Institution | Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research
Submission date | 17 May 2021

Pledge summary
Initiate a dialogue with the All-Atlantic partners to discuss how to better share our polar infrastructures and logistics and provide cross-border acc

Providing actionable information through the Sargassum Information Hub (SIH)

Institution | GEO Blue Planet
Submission date | 13 May 2021

Pledge summary
SIH integrates current and future efforts for observing, understanding, predicting and managing Sargassum on an ocean basin-scale perspective

All-Atlantic metadata portal

Institution | Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT)
Submission date | 12 May 2021

Pledge summary
Establish the All-Atlantic Ocean Data Space (AAODS) through GEOSS, iAtlantic, AtlantOS and many more