Ocean Action Hub

News

News

6 Aug 2020 - The fight against plastic pollution is being hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, as the use of disposable masks, gloves and other protective equipment soars, but UN agencies and par

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4 Aug 2020 - The Guardian - Dumped and ageing fibreglass boats are breaking up, releasing toxins and microplastics across the world.

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5 Aug2020 - Sharks are rarely seen at almost one in five of the world's coral reefs, a major study has found.

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Featured Comments

Featured Commitments

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

Events

The 2020 High-Level UN Conference to Support the Implementation of SDG 14 was due to be held 2 - 6 June 2020 in Lisbon, Portugal but has been postponed due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Event Date:
02/06/2020 - 09:00 to 06/06/2020 - 18:00
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Exploring the science behind remote sensing.

Event Date:
27/07/2020 - 16:00 to 17:00
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The Virtual Island Summit is a free and entirely online event designed to connect global islands to share their common experiences through a digital platform.

Event Date:
06/09/2020 - 09:00 to 11/09/2020 - 18:00
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Country Actions

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

Videos

14 Jul 2020 - UNDP/GEF - China and the Republic of Korea have committed to protecting 10% of the coastal and marine areas by 2020 in the Yellow Sea region and management effective

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9 Jun 2020 - This short, animated video gives insights into governance of tenure and resource management in small-scale fis

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10 Jun 2020 - To support government efforts to transition to a more sustainable ocean economy, the OECD is mobilising expertise across multiple policy fronts, covering environmental, economic, financial and social dimensions. Working with both developed and developing countries, the OECD aims to ensure that all societies can harness the benefits of the ocean on a sustainable and inclusive basis. Read more: www.oecd.org/ocean

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Documents

6 Aug 2020 - A new set of guidelines on mangrove restoration for the region...
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10 Jun 2020 - Includes key messages emerging from OECD’s ocean data. Progress...
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11 Jun 2020 - The 2020 edition of The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture...
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Timeline

Timeline

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