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23 Oct 2017 - All sea life will be affected because carbon dioxide emissions from modern society are making the oceans more acidic, a major new report will say.

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19 Oct 2017 - The Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s New Plastics Economy design challenge has awarded $1 million to six innovators who are taking the plastic out of packaging and redesigning the ways people consume common products.

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18 Oct 2017 - Ocean and Climate Youth Ambassadors and staff from the Peace Boat visited UNDP headquarters to learn about UNDP’s work on ocean conservation and sustainable development.

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The fifth World Ocean Summit will be held at Riviera Maya, Mexico, on March 7th-9th 2018 and will grapple with some of the ocean's most intractable problems--and explore new possibilities.

Event Date:
07/03/2018 - 09:00 to 09/03/2018 - 18:00
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17 Oct 2017 - Maui Ocean Center continues its environmentally-friendly platform with the discontinuation of single-use plastic straws.

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Conference in Venice to discuss UNESCO's voluntary commitment to the Ocean Conference

Event Date:
04/12/2017 - 09:00 to 05/12/2017 - 18:00
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16 Oct 2017 -  Seychelles received a round of applause in New York today from a group of ambassadors to the United Nations dedicated to promoting the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG14) o

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13 Oct 2017 - The most sustainable fisheries are now also becoming the more profitable, according to a new report on the performance of the EU’s fishing fleet.

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12 Oct 2017 - The first island-based Marine Turtle Festival within largest marine park in Malaysia, Tun Mustapha Park (TMP) was recently organised by Tigabu Youth Club (Kelab Belia Tigabu – KBT) and WWF-Malaysia.

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Organized by the Scientific Centre of Monaco and the IAEA's Ocean Acidification International Coordination Centre.

Event Date:
15/10/2017 - 09:00 to 17/10/2017 - 18:00
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11 Oct 2017 - Niue's  government has recently announced the creation of a large-scale marine protected area encompassing 40 percent of the country's Exclusive Economic Zone.

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The 9th Equator Prize Award Ceremony honoured 15 winners in a gala event last evening in New York, coinciding with the Global Goals Week and the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly.

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