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19 Jan 2018 - Erik Solheim cites ‘huge decline’ in world’s reefs but says shift from coal and new awareness of plastic pollution are good news.

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18 Jan 2018 - A new program Ocean Solutions Accelerator aims to help advance startups in tech and conservation relating to the big blue. 

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17 Jan 2018 - A new model predicts that as ocean temperatures rise, carbon-storing sea grass may disappear and even go extinct in some ecosystems.

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16 Jan 2018 - New Zealand is being urged to help create what would be the largest protected area on the planet.

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15 Jan 2018 - A study published in Science last week reveals that severe bleaching of coral reefs is occurring twice as frequently compared to what it was in 1980.

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12 Jan 2018 - Australia: 11 900 plastic bottles. That's how many the Seabin can 'catch' per year.​

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11 Jan 2018 - People around the world strongly support ocean conservation measures, according to a new study of public perceptions of marine threats and protection.

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10 Jan 2018 - As temperatures rise, oxygen levels in the ocean are falling, threatening marine life and coastal economies. But the only solution to deoxygenation is to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions – and it may already be too late.

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9 January 2018 - The World Ocean Council is kicking off 2018 by partnering with the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute (SWFI) to focus attention on ocean, coasts and islands at the annual SWFI Institutional Investor Forum (Santa Monica, California, 20-22 February).

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27 Dec 2017 - Learn how UNDP is collaborating with Mexico to protect the western hemisphere's largest barrier reef from mass tourism and climate change effects.
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24 Dec 2017 - A new international effort hopes to stem the tide of illegal and under-regulated fishing and otherwise protect the ocean from a range of threats, to benefit everyone.

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31 Dec 2017 - In the past year, scientists exploring the world’s marine biodiversity and geology have found the deepest fish in the sea and drilled into a submerged ancient continent.

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