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Get to know the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission

Following the broad and sweeping overview of Episode 1, in this episode Taylor Goelz gets into the nitty gritty with Alison Clausen from the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC), the Ocean Decade’s organizing body within the United Nations. We hone in specifically on the Outcomes and Challenges outlined in the Ocean Decade Implementation Plan and use a lot of metaphors to explain the IOC’s approach towards the Ocean Decade.

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Taylor Goelz

"Taylor Goelz is a marine social scientist and collaborative policy wonk who has spent the last year helping the United States prepare for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030). Her background and expertise spans the realm of marine resources management, from participatory decision making processes for oyster management to finance mechanisms for coastal resilience. She's passionate about finding unique approaches and solutions to common problems, creating novel partnerships, and gluten free chocolate cake - not necessarily in any particular order."