Ocean Matters: Safeguarding Our Oceans

31 Mar 2022

U.S. Consulate General Chennai in partnership with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) brings an evidence-based awareness & education program that will train and mentor schools to collect, record and analyze environmental data related to climate change and marine pollution. The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) and “Microplastics monitoring protocol in surface waters” developed by Deakin University in collaboration with Labter-Crea MN and Globe Italia will be used to generate and understand scientific data related to ocean health. The program also enhances capacity and skillsets in students, educators, and the community to spread awareness and proactively safeguard ocean health along the coastal cities of Mumbai, Mormugao and Mangalore in India. More details available in the project background note under the file section.

Safeguard Our Oceans


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Project Files

Safeguard Our Oceans
Background Note

Ongoing activities

Webinar: Revitalizing Our Oceans

TERI and U.S. Consulate General Chennai as part of their ongoing school program- Ocean Matters: Safeguarding Our Oceans, is organizing a webinar, titled Revitalizing Our Oceans on 08 June 2022 on the occasion of World Oceans Day. The webinar is open to students from grades 8 – 12 and brings together experts from diverse fields related to the management of ocean health. The winners of the poster competition GLOW UP THE EARTH: INVEST IN THE PLANET will be announced and felicitated at the webinar. Register here- https://forms.gle/YzbJhz1EAL6duBFh8

Revitalizinf Our Oceans

Contact Details

Ms Saltanat M Kazi/Ms. Taru Mehta
Environment Education and Awareness Area
Email: saltanat@teri.res.in / tmehta@teri.res.in

Project Report
U.S. Consulate General Chennai
The Globe Program
Microplastics Monitoring Protocol Trial
Globe Italia
LABTER-CREA Rete di Scuole
Institute for Frontier Materials
Deakin University
Marine Litter
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