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Monday 15 January 13:53

Goal 14: Life below water

Goal 14 is to conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.

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Many of the oceans' fish stocks are overexploited and global action is therefore needed to adopt measures that promote restoration of the threatened stocks. To ensure fish stocks that are sustainable in the long term, fishing should be based on achieving the maximum sustainable yield and account taken of special conditions in specific regions and ocean areas.

Read more about goal 14 and the targets

Researchers on goal 14

"It requires a huge amount of coordination" - Watch interview with David Langlet, Department of law, University of Gothenburg, about goal 14 (2018).

Watch interview with Bethanie Carney Almroth, Biological & Environmental Sciences at University of Gothenburg, about goal 14 (2017).

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The Centre for Sea and Society is an entry point to all marine and maritime activities within the University of Gothenburg. Lena Gipperth, Professor of Environmental Law at the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg, is director of the new centre supported by a steering committee with representatives from all faculties.
Read more about Centre for Sea and Society

SWEMARC - The Swedish Mariculture Research Center´s aim is that through multidisciplinary and socially engaging research increase the production of food from the sea in a sustainable way.
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The Ocean Group at the Law Department, University of Gothenburg, work wih issues related to the challenges  associated with making human use and interaction with the oceans ecologically, financially and socially sustainable. This entails working with the role of law and wider governance perspectives on activities such as maritime transport, resource extraction, energy generation, and nature preservation.
Read more about The Ocean Group

More about research related to goal 14
Marine activities have long been a strength and high profile area for the University of Gothenburg. The research conducted involves studies of species and biological diversity, how climate change affects the sea and how the sea can be used for sustainable production of food and renewable energy.
Read more at the Faculty of Science´s web

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