Future Earth Coasts

Leibniz-Zentrum für Marine Tropenforschung (ZMT) GmbH | Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research | Fahrenheitstrasse 6 | Bremen, Germany
Organisation type: Programme
Geographical scope: Global
Member countries: Australia, China, Germany, United States
Participating countries:
Funding source Percentage

Organisation’s vision:

Supporting transformation to a sustainable and resilient future for society and nature on the coast.

Organisation’s mission:

Future Earth Coasts...
...connects researchers, practitioners, indigenous peoples, activists, businesses, youth, and decision-makers.
...builds and bridges scientific, local, and indigenous knowledges.
...advocates for equitable and sustainable development.
...translates sustainability values and knowledge into action.
...enables community resilience and adaptive capacity.

Organisation’s objectives (if different from the Mission):


  • Sustainability
  • coastal hazards
  • resilience
  • science-to-policy
  • transdisciplinarity


  • Advocating for (ocean) science
  • Providing scientific advice for policy makers
  • Science coordination