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A Roadmap for using the UN decade of ocean science for sustainable development in support of science, policy, and action

Joachim Claudet 1 Laurent Bopp 2 William W.L. Cheung 3 Rodolphe Devillers 1, 4 Elva Escobar-Briones 5 Peter Haugan 6 Johanna Heymans 7, 8 Valérie Masson-Delmotte 9 Nele Matz-Lück 10 Patricia Miloslavich 11 Lauren Mullineaux 12 Martin Visbeck 13 Robert Watson 14 Anna Milena Zivian 15 Isabelle J. Ansorge 16 Moacyr Araujo 17 Salvatore Aricò 18 Denis Bailly 19 Julian Barbière 18 Cyrille Barnerias 20 Chris Bowler 21 Victor Brun 1 Anny Cazenave 22 Cameron Diver 23 Agathe Euzen 24 Amadou Thierno Gaye 25 Nathalie Hilmi 26 Frédéric Ménard 27 Cyril Moulin 2 Norma Patricia Muñoz 28 Rémi Parmentier 29 Antoine Pebayle 1 Hans-Otto Pörtner 30 Silva Osvaldina 31 Patricia Ricard 32 Ricardo Serrão Santos 33 Marie-Alexandrine Sicre 34 Stephanie Thiebault 35 Torsten Thiele 36 Romain Troublé 37 Alexander Turra 38 Jacqueline Uku 39 Françoise Gaill 35, 40 
9 GLACCIOS - Glaces et Continents, Climats et Isotopes Stables
LSCE - Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement [Gif-sur-Yvette] : DRF/LSCE
34 VOG - Variabilité de l'Océan et de la Glace de mer
LOCEAN - Laboratoire d'Océanographie et du Climat : Expérimentations et Approches Numériques
Abstract : The health of the ocean, central to human well-being, has now reached a critical point. Most fish stocks are overexploited, climate change and increased dissolved carbon dioxide are changing ocean chemistry and disrupting species throughout food webs, and the fundamental capacity of the ocean to regulate the climate has been altered. However, key technical, organizational, and conceptual scientific barriers have prevented the identification of policy levers for sustainability and transformative action. Here, we recommend key strategies to address these challenges, including stronger integration of sciences and ocean-observing systems, improved science-policy interfaces, new partnerships supported by a new ocean-climate finance system, and improved ocean literacy and education to modify social norms and behaviors. Adopting these strategies could help establish ocean science as a key foundation of broader sustainability transformations.
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Joachim Claudet, Laurent Bopp, William W.L. Cheung, Rodolphe Devillers, Elva Escobar-Briones, et al.. A Roadmap for using the UN decade of ocean science for sustainable development in support of science, policy, and action. One Earth, 2020, 2 (1), pp.34-42. ⟨10.1016/j.oneear.2019.10.012⟩. ⟨hal-02365617⟩



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