[12 November 2015] GEO GI-08 Oceans and Society: Blue Planet included in the 2016 GEO Work Programme: The GEO Plenary held on November 11-12, 2015 in Mexico City endorsed the 2016 GEO Work Programme, which includes the GEO Initiative GI-07 “Oceans and Society: Blue Planet”. This Initiative evolved out of the thematic tasks SB-01 “Oceans and Society: Blue Planet” in the 2011-2015 GEO Work Plan.