A full library of relevant publications is curated by the GOBI Secretariat on Mendeley – please visit or search for ‘GOBI’ under Mendeley Groups [note: you will need a Mendeley user account to access the collection – membership is free]. Key documents and publications are listed below.

New!! Latest GOBI newsletter (Spring 2019).
Previous editions available via the GOBI newsletter archive
NEW!! GOBI brochure (PDF, 1.6MB)
New! Science in Pursuit of Special Places in the Oceans
A short film about EBSAs, created by GOBI Secretariat and CBD Secretariat
(links to YouTube)
Costa Rica Thermal Dome expedition documentary
(links to YouTube)
EBSAs: Special places in the ocean (PDF, 0.8MB)
Azores Scientific Criteria and Guidance (PDF, 1.2MB)


International Climate Initiative (IKI)

Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) – EBSAs

Convention on Migratory Species (CMS)

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: SDG14 Life under water