XXV Congresso AIOL – Sessioni Speciali
Titolo della sessione:
Ocean Literacy: challenges and opportunities facing the next UNESCO Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD)
Descrizione della sessione:
This session will be dedicated to share and discuss best practices and innovative approaches to Ocean Literacy (OL). Contributions aimed at presenting OL topics that encourage their understanding through e.g. learning-by-doing, participatory planning, observation/exploration of the territory, manipulation of natural and/or easy to find objects and materials, will be welcomed. The aims of this session are: to raise awareness on issues relating to the marine environment, to promote a logical connection between marine issues and the challenges facing society in the next decade regarding Blue Growth/Job/Economy, to stimulate a reflection on human responsibility in managing the marine landscape and to promote a widespread “marine” scientific citizenship.