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18 May 2018 - A wide consortium of global tuna buyers, NGOs, and fishing industry associations have issued a call to regional fishery management organizations that they adopt more stringen

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17 May 2018 - To boost the marine ecosystem, Singapore is going to create the largest artificial reef habitat in the world at the Sisters’ Islands Marine Park.

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16 May 2018 - The miracle material has made modern life possible. But more than 40 percent of it is used just once, and it’s choking our waterways.

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WHAT IS A COMMITMENT? Any action to support SDG 14: Life below water
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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.

Event Date:
14/05/2018 - 09:00 to 22/06/2018 - 18:00
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On 7-8 June 2018, London will be celebrating the World Oceans Day by hosting the first edition of the Africa Blue Economy Forum (ABEF). 

Event Date:
07/06/2018 - 14:00 to 08/06/2018 - 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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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

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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In order to avoid disaster–and to ensure a sustainable supply of fish for the future–far more of our ocean needs urgent protection.

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Documents

The policy brief provides reflections on the necessary policies that should be...
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The 2017 edition of the Our Ocean Conference – An Ocean for Life - builds on...
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The September 2017 edition is dedicated exclusively to Ocean related matters...
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