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News

21 Jun 2018 - Our relationship with the ocean is at a crossroads. The decisions we take in the next five years will determine our future, our security, our very existence.

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20 Jun 2018 - This year’s World Oceans Day, observed annually on 8 June, featured the release of publications and the launch of campaigns to tackle plastic pollution.

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19 Jun 2018 - Volvo has become one of the first car manufacturers to take up the issue of plastic pollution.

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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

Join the free online course focusing on the Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) of the world to learn the concept and practice of ecosystem-based management.

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14/05/2018 - 09:00 to 22/06/2018 - 18:00
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Marine Spatial Planning summer school is open for applications until 15 May 2018.

Event Date:
03/09/2018 - 08:00 to 07/09/2018 - 18:00
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The upcoming East Asian Seas (EAS) Congress celebrates 25 years of partnerships for healthy oceans, people and economies. 

Event Date:
27/11/2018 - 09:00 to 30/11/2018 - 18:00
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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

Within the context of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and CDB’s...
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The policy brief provides reflections on the necessary policies that should be...
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This plan of action – for people, planet and prosperity – recognizes that...
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