World Oceans Day | Meet Blue Dreams

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On World Oceans Day 2024, the State Key Laboratory of Estuarine and Coastal Research at East China Normal University, as the leading organization of the “Mega-Delta Programme” endorsed by the UN Ocean Decade, in collaboration with Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park and other organizations, organized the UN “Ocean Decade” campus event at Haichang Ocean Park. The IMBeR International Project Office actively participated, preparing a poster titled “Exploring Ocean Wonders: Plankton,” showcasing the Portable Plankton Flow Imaging Device, and hosting a creative plankton coloring activity for children.

By showcasing the wonders of the ocean through scientific instruments, the event aimed to bring marine research closer to the public and the next generation, inspiring children’s interest in marine science and technology.

Chinese news here

Plankton coloring image sources:

· EcoTaxa,

· Song Group, Ocean University of China

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