The Ocean Solutions Initiative

2017 à 2018


Assuming its full and timely implementation, the Paris Agreement will enable to “avoid the unmanageable” but it is also important to “manage the unavoidable”, that is the ocean changes and their impacts which are inevitable.


Led by the AMAO (Association Monegasque pour l’Acidification des Océans) and supported by IDDRI, The Ocean Solutions Initiative seeks to define the solution space. A group of international experts will assess ocean-based solutions to climate change as well as the benefits and drawbacks for the ocean of land- and atmosphere-based solutions.

Finance & Partners

Research Partners
A group of 15 international experts (Canada, France, Germany, The Netherlands, New Caledonia, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom and USA).

  • Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation;
  • the Ocean Acidification International Coordination Centre of the International Atomic Energy Agency;
  • the Veolia Foundation;
  • French Facility for Global Environment


> Workshops : Nov. 2016, April 2017, May 2017