Ocean Governance for Sustainability – Challenges, Options and the Role of Science

The Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT) coordinates the European funded COST Action OceanGov (Ocean Governance for Sustainability – Challenges, Options and the Role of Science), chaired by Anna-Katharina Hornidge.
During the 4-years term of the project, ZMT brings together scientists, policy-makers and civil society representatives from 28 COST Member States to create and coordinates a research network for inter- and transdisciplinary research on ocean governance in the EU.

Thematically the network concentrates on the following six governance challenges:

Within these six fields existing scientific research on different scale levels, regions and sustainability challenges is systematical being brought together and prepared in form of integrated advice on governance tools and mechanisms to improve ocean related decision-making.

Recent Publications

Living with the Sea – Knowledge, Awareness and Action

From: Feb 2019

Publication Type: Books and edited Volumes

Brown, M. & Peters, K. [Ed.] (2018): Living with the Sea – Knowledge, Awareness and Action. London: Routledge. ISBN: 9781351666473 .

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Census of Octocorallia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa) of the Azores (NE Atlantic) with a nomenclature update

From: Feb 2019

Publication Type: Journal Article

Sampaio, I., Freiwald, A., Mora Porteiro, F., Menezes, G. & Carreiro-Silva, M. (2019): Census of Octocorallia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa) of the Azores (NE Atlantic) with a nomenclature update. In: Zootaxa 4550(4), 451-498. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4550.4.1.

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The Sociology of Knowledge Approach to Discourse. Investigating the Politics of Knowledge and Meaning-making

From: Jan 2019

Publication Type: Journal Article

Keller, R., Hornidge, A.-K. & Schünemann, W. [Ed.] (2018): The Sociology of Knowledge Approach to Discourse. Investigating the Politics of Knowledge and Meaning-making. Oxon & New York: Routledge. ISBN: 9781138048720.

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CfP: EISA Conference, 11 – 14 September 2019

From 13. February 2019

Conference: 13th Pan-European Conference on International Relations, Sofia University, Bulgaria This is a Call for Papers for a panel within…

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by Anna-Katharina Hornidge, 2018.

German-African Partnership to Strengthen Competencies in Coastal Management

From 4. February 2019

09.01.2019 | The German and South African centres of the International Ocean Institute (IOI) have launched the cooperation project WIOGEN…

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Volker Rieke ( BMBF), Martin Visbeck (GEOMAR, KDM), Ulrich Bathmann (IOW) | Foto: Marie Heidenreich, Projektträger Jülich

Results of MARE:N Agenda Processes “Coast in Transition” and “Blue Ocean”

From 28. January 2019

Representatives of the German Marine Research Consortium (KDM) today/recently presented the results of the agenda processes “Coast in Transition” and…

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