Mediterranean Sea Literacy: When Ocean Literacy becomes region-specific
Based on the US Ocean Literacy framework
, marine scientists and educators developed the “Mediterranean Sea Literacy
” (MSL) guide adapted to the specificities of the Mediterranean region. The MSL principles (7) and concepts (43), serving as guidance for research, education, informed decision-making, and improved citizens’ lifestyles, aim to contribute to environmental protection, conservation, and restoration of the Mediterranean Sea as well as to help to achieve a blue innovative and sustainable economy.
Mokos, M., Cheimonopoulou, M.Th, Koulouri, P., Previati, M., Realdon G., Santoro, F. , Mogias, T., Boubonari T., Gazo M., Satta, A., Ioakeimidis C., Tojeiro A., Chicote C., Papathanassiou M., Kevrekidis T. (2020) Mediterranean Sea Literacy: When Ocean Literacy becomes region- specific, Meditteranean Marine Science, https://ejournals.epublishing.ekt.gr/index.php/hcmr-med-mar-sc/article/view/23400