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There are happening a number of events celebrating the start of the UN Decade of the Ocean Research.

On 28th January 2021 live show from Hamburg's HafenCity: Light up for our oceans!

On Youtube also on (GERMAN, talks in ENGLISH)

Fascinating light installation in Hamburg's Speicherstadt in support of the United Nations Decade of Ocean Exploration for Sustainable Development with a circuit to France to Boris Herrmann. The professional sailor and ambassador of the German Ocean Foundation not only looks back on a successful participation in the world's toughest sailing regatta, he also collected important data for climate and ocean research on board his "Seaexplorer".

Other guests at the digital event on marine conservation and ocean research: SD Prince Albert II of Monaco, Dr. Vladimir Ryabinin (Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO), Prof. Katja Matthes (Director Geomar Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research), Prof. Antje Boetius (Director Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research), Petros Michelidakis (Director boot Düsseldorf), Prof. Gerhard Haszprunar (Board of Directors of the GeoBio Center of Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich), Daniel Günther (Minister President Schleswig-Holstein), Prof. Daniela Jacob (Director Climate Service Center Germany, GERICS, and German Society for Ocean Research) and a live link to Fiji.

On 3 February 2021, 16:15 Central European Time the online event "A BRAVE NEW OCEAN" (ENGLISH and FRENCH)

With Antonio Guterres, Audrey Azoulay, Uhuru Kenyatta, Prince Albert II, Alexis Barrier, Boris Herrmann, and more. Also with a round table of Young Ocean Leaders (activists, ocean youth representantives).