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News

​16 Jul 2018 - UN Special Envoy for the Ocean Peter Thomson and UNCTAD's Mukhisa Kituyi call for agreement to end subsidies.

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13 Jul 2018 - “Marking fishing gear [...] will help whales, dolphins, seals and turtles who get caught [...] by making it possible for gear to be traced back to its source” - WAP
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12 Jul 2018 - The ocean contributes $1.5 trillion annually to the global economy and assures the livelihood of 10-12 percent of the world’s population. But there’s another reason to protect marine ecosystems—they’re crucial for curbing climate change.

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MAKE YOUR COMMITMENT TO OUR OCEAN!

WHAT IS A COMMITMENT? Any action to support SDG 14: Life below water
WHO CAN MAKE A COMMITMENT? Anyone! Individuals, groups, schools, governments,
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Events

UNHQ, New York - The set of goals to be reviewed in depth is SDG 6, 7, 11, 12, 15 & 17.

Event Date:
09/07/2018 - 09:00 to 18/07/2018 - 18:00
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GENEVA - Aims to take stock, exchange experiences and present options for the implementation of trade-related targets of SDG 14 (Targets 4, 6, 7 and b).
Event Date:
16/07/2018 - 10:00 to 17/07/2018 - 18:00
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1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Location: Permanent Mission of Sweden to the United Nations, 885 Second Avenue, 46th floor, New York, NY, USA

Event Date:
16/07/2018 -
13:15 to 14:45
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Country Action

India
Fishermen along India’s western coast are now using square mesh nets and practicing sustainable marine fishing. It is earning them higher incomes, protecting marine biodiversity and paving the way for policy change in one of the country’s most important fishing coastlines.
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Albania

Visitors of the Sazan Karaburun Marine Park to benefit from a new information center.

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Panama

They are natural acrobats, more than ten metres long and weighing about 40 tonnes.

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Videos

In 2017, a group of young leaders from states on the front line of climate change and marine degradation joined Peace Boat's 95th Global Voyage in Barcelona as a part of a new programme to highlight t
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Gael, a 10-year old surfer from #Rio, is collecting litter from the beaches to help #SaveOurOcean.

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Humans produce more than 300 million tonnes of plastic per year, and much of this plastic waste ends up in the ocean. The consequences?

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Documents

13 Jul 2018 - A one-stop shop for ocean literacy sharing existing global ocean...
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10 July 2018 - A unique overview of the implications of climate change for...
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9 July 2018 - Presents UN FAO’s official world fishery and aquaculture...
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