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One Ocean Expedition

Statsraad Lehmkuhl

The University of Bergen is one of the partners to the One Ocean Expedition with the sailing vessel Statsraad Lehmkuhl. During the expedition, our researchers will study the ocean, and we will share knowledge about the ocean's crucial role for a sustainable future.

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Student Thea Båtevik and Rector Dag Rune Olsen from the University of Bergen with Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg at the launch of the One Ocean Expedition on board tall ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl.

Educating ocean leaders of the future

At the official launch of the One Ocean Expedition on board tall ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl, several speakers highlighted the need to educate the future leaders in sustainable ocean management. In this regard, the University of Bergen plays a key role during the expedition.

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Rector Dag Rune Olsen from the University of Bergen speaking at the official launch of the One Ocean Expedition in August 2020.

Ocean potential highlighted on World Ocean Day

“The ocean has enormous potential. It's not only that we can, but also because we have to produce more from the ocean if we are to avoid climate change,” said Vidar Helgesen aboard tall ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl on World Ocean Day.

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Tall ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl from Bergen in Norway out sailing the seven seas.

Sailing for sustainability

In 2021, Norwegian tall ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl plans to perform its first ever circumnavigation of the world. UiB became the first partner to sign a statement of intent to participate in the circumnavigation and to provide the scientific content.