The following projects are affiliated with Marine Life 2030 and endorsed by the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. Please email marinelife2030@gmail.com 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