The Ocean Visions Research Consortium
The Ocean Visions Acceleration & Impact Partners
Ocean Visions brings together leading oceanographic research and academic institutions with private sector and public-interest organizations to design and advance solutions to the growing crisis in our ocean and climate.
Our work is focused around 3 Grand Challenges:
Reversing the climate crisis in the Ocean (ocean-based solutions to thermal and chemical stress - e.g. ocean-based carbon dioxide removal)
Building resilience of coastal systems and communities to climate impacts (e.g. solutions for sea level rise, extreme events, and changing habitats)
Building a climate-resilient aquatic food system (e.g. aquaculture, including microalgae and macroalgae, ocean-based low carbon diets)
We convene to share research and fast-track solutions.
Thanks to those of you who were able to join us at the Ocean Visions 2021 Summit! The Summit brought together a truly multisector community of more than 1,200 participants from 75+ countries—all of whom are working to advance ocean health solutions. Focal areas included ocean-based solutions to the climate crisis, equitable coastal solutions strategies for resilience and adaptation, building marine circular economies, the linkages between oceans and human health, and moving science and engineering from academia into sustainable businesses.
Product Aims to Accelerate Development and Testing of Macroalgae-Based Carbon Sequestration
Ocean Visions has released the first in a series of five “living” digital road maps designed to identify specific pathways forward to accelerate the development and testing of ocean-based carbon dioxide removal approaches. The Macroalgae Cultivation and Carbon Sequestration Road Map is now live and available to potential users. The cultivation of macroalgae has the potential to play a critical role in sequestering carbon, but a supportive framework is lacking for pilot projects. This road map is intended to provide this framework, allowing a diverse, global community the opportunity to collaborate and help scale the field.