To promote marine conservation, the Ocean Conservation Administration (OCA) outsourced marine ecology surveys, water quality monitoring, marine pollution prevention, and information system construction projects in 2019,and will hold an. An achievement conference on July 8-9, 2020 to share the fruitful results of these projects to the citizens caring about marine conservation. According to the OCA, the results of the projects implemented in 2019 will be displayed at the conference. As 2019 was the first full year after OCA’S establishment, despite the limitation of budgets, the OCA spared no efforts in implementing various tasks. In the future, it will continue to examine the changes in Taiwan’s marine environment and ecology and establish a linkage between marine conservation and citizens through science, technology, and public participation based on the three basic principles: “employing objective and sustainable scientific methods,” “ensuring information transparency,” and “engaging in a public-private partnership.” At the confevevce held by the OCA, Deputy Director-General Te-Hao Chen of the National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium and Professor Chi-Farn Chen of the Center for Space and Remote Sensing Research, National Central University will share with the public the results of the projects, including “Ocean Information and Education Outreach," “Marine Pollution Prevention," and “Marine Water Quality Monitoring." On July 9, Deputy Secretary-General Cheng-Tsung Tseng of the Taiwan Cetacean Society, Professor I-Jiung Cheng of National Taiwan Ocean University, Research Fellow Chaolun Allen Chen of Academia Sinica, and Professor Hsing-Juh Lin of National Chung-Hsing University will share with the public rich information about “Marine Biology Research and Conservation” and “Important Ecosystem Inventory."
Responsible entity and spokesperson: OCA Deputy Director-General Hsin-Chen Sung