Key reports and papers

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

GOBI brochure (PDF, 3.5MB)
EBSAs: Special places in the ocean (PDF, 0.8MB)
Latest GOBI newsletter (Spring 2017).
Previous editions available via the GOBI newsletter archive
Azores Scientific Criteria and Guidance (PDF, 1.2MB)



International Climate Initiative (IKI)

Convention on Biological Diversity – EBSAs

Convention on Migratory Species (CMS)

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: SDG14 Life under water