The following projects are affiliated with Marine Life 2030 and endorsed by the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. Please email if you would like to be connected with the leads of any of these projects.

Above and Beyond – Completing the World Register of Marine Species

Project Lead: Leen Vendepitte, Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ), Belgium

The Cozumel Coral Conservatory

Project Lead: Colleen Flanigan, Living Sea Sculpture, USA

NE Pacific Coastal Biodiversity Action Network

Project Lead: Matt Whalen, Hakai Institute (Tula Foundation), Canada

Somos OceanoS: Ocean Stories for Conservation

Project Lead: Veronica Relano, Sea Around Us, University of British Columbia, Canada

MetaZooGene: Metabarcoding Zooplankton Diversity

Project Lead: Ann Bucklin, University of Connecticut, USA

Ocean Tracking Network

Project Lead: Frederick Whoriskey, Ocean Tracking Network, Dalhousie University, Canada

MIGRAVIAS: Connecting Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) through ocean swimways to protect migratory routes and critical habitats of endangered species

Project Lead: Rosario Alvarez, MigraMar, USA

Baffin Bay Oceanography and Biodiversity

Project Lead: Kevin Hedges, Fisheries and Ocean Canada, Arctic Aquatic Research Division, Canada

South East Australia – Marine Ecosystem Study

Project Lead: Karen Evans, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia

Canada’s Coastal Environmental Baseline Program

Project Lead: Britt Dupuis, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Canada

Monitoring of the deep-sea organisms for MPAs

Project Lead: Akinori Yabuki, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), Japan

Submersible Technology to Advance Reef Science

Project Lead: Neil van Niekerk, 2DegreesC, USA

Gain Knowledge to Respond to Multiple Stressors

Project Leads: Alejandro Acosta, Francisco Arias, and Fadilah Ali, Tropical Americas and Caribbean Regional Planning Group, Colombia

TAC Pollutants Observatory

Project Leads: Soraya Silva and Fadilah Ali, Tropical Americas and Caribbean Regional Planning Group, Colombia

Gulf of Naples Integrated Pelagic Observatory

Project Lead: Priscila Licandro, Stazione Zoologica ‘Anton Dohrn’, Italy

Portuguese Coastal Monitoring Network

Project Lead: Paola Castellanos, MARE – Marine and Environmental Science Centre, University of Libson, Portugal

Beaufort Ecosystem Biodiversity

Project Lead: Lisa Loseto, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Canada