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A 2-year expedition to study biodiversity of coral reefs facing climate change.

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It’s not a fiction, it’s a fact: Tuvalu is sinking. The impacts of climate change (extreme weather, sea level rise) are challenging Tuvaluan security and survival.

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Along the Honduran coast in the Caribbean, it stretches the second largest and most well preserved coral reef in the world, the Mesoamerican reef.

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Amadeo is an artisan fisherman who works at the Karatasca lake in the Moskitia region in Honduras.

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This is Amadeo who works as an artisan fisherman in the Karastaca Lake in the region of La Moskitia in Honduras. His food security and income depend greatly on the natural resources from the Lake.

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Ian Drysdale explains the importance of protecting the Measoamerican coral reefs that stretches alongside the Honduran caribben sea as well as alongside the coasts of Mexico, Guatemala and Belize. 

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On 11 May, Ocean Cleanup, a foundation developing advanced technologies to rid the oceans of plastic, announced a design breakthrough to clean up half the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in just 5 years.

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24 Mar 2017 - The only vessel in the world to fly the UN flag, the Nansen will set sail to address climate change and work towards achieving SDG 14.

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As a participant in the national consultation held in Samaná, Danilo Reyes tells us about the link between the community and the sea.

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As a participant in the national consultation held in Samaná, Salvador Alcalá tells us about the problems related to the oceans, seas and underwater life.

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In the national consultation of Samaná, Ileana González tells us about the situation that the community faces due to its relationship with the sea.

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The African island nation of Cabo Verde is a pilot country for implementing the FAO's Blue Growth Initiative.

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