Ocean Action Hub

News

18 Jan 2019 - Paris agreement for the sea recommended as rates of plastic pollution to skyrocket

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17 Jan 2019 - The ocean soaks up 93 percent of the heat of climate change. But that heat has a big and long-lasting impact.

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16 Jan 2019 - WEF Annual Meeting - Gender is not embedded or mentioned in SDG 14 as it is in most of the other goals. This is a mistake. There is clear evidence that women and men in the fishing industry are treated and paid unequally. 

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

The impact of climate change on the oceans and marine environment poses major challenges. Researchers are sounding the alarm.

Event Date:
19/02/2019 - 08:45
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At the Annual Sessions, representatives from member States of the Authority meet, discuss and formulate the work of the International Seabed Authority and its Secretariat.

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25/02/2019 - 08:00 to 01/03/2019 - 18:00
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World Wildlife Day 2019 will focus on marine species for the first time with the theme 'Life below water: for people and planet'.

Event Date:
03/03/2019 - 08:45
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Country Action

Albania

Visitors of the Sazan Karaburun Marine Park to benefit from a new information center.

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Our ocean is one of planet Earth’s greatest and most important resources. It provides food for four out of 10 people in the world.

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Videos

18 Sept 2018 - The Maldives is host to a globally significant coral reef ecosystem that provides vital services to the citizens and the internationally significant mega fauna such as whale

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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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Documents

28 Nov 2018 - Background paper prepared by UN Habitat for the Sustainable Blue...
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20 Nov 2018 - This paper examines some of the most innovative approaches to the...
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SOFIA 2018 emphasizes fisheries' role in achieving the SDGs and measurement of...
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