PACIFIC AGREES ON PLAN TO STOP WASTE ENDING UP IN THE OCEAN

PACIFIC AGREES ON PLAN TO STOP WASTE ENDING UP IN THE OCEAN

28 Aug 2018 – A waste specialist at the Pacific’s environment agency SPREP says consensus has been reached on a strategic plan for managing pollution in the…

OCEAN HEALTH INDEX RELEASES SEVENTH ANNUAL ASSESSMENT OF GLOBAL OCEAN HEALTH

OCEAN HEALTH INDEX RELEASES SEVENTH ANNUAL ASSESSMENT OF GLOBAL OCEAN HEALTH

6 Dec 2018 – Today the Ocean Health Index (OHI) released its seventh assessment of global ocean health. Like the previous two years, the 2018 average score…

PACIFIC ISLANDS SEEK $500M TO MAKE OCEAN’S SHIPPING ZERO CARBON

PACIFIC ISLANDS SEEK $500M TO MAKE OCEAN’S SHIPPING ZERO CARBON

24 Sept 2019 – Coalition of six nations aims to raise funds and achieve full decarbonisation by 2050. A coalition of Pacific island nations wants to raise…

PETER THOMPSON, SECRETARY-GENERAL’S SPECIAL ENVOY FOR THE OCEAN ANNOUNCES PRACTICAL FOLLOW-UP TO THE OCEAN CONFERENCE VOLUNTARY COMMITMENTS

PETER THOMPSON, SECRETARY-GENERAL’S SPECIAL ENVOY FOR THE OCEAN ANNOUNCES PRACTICAL FOLLOW-UP TO THE OCEAN CONFERENCE VOLUNTARY COMMITMENTS

3 Oct 2017 – Peter Thompson, the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General’s first ever Special Envoy for the Ocean has announced practical follow-up actions to be taken in…

“OUR OCEAN” CONFERENCE RAISES OVER $7 BILLION FOR MARINE PROTECTION

“OUR OCEAN” CONFERENCE RAISES OVER $7 BILLION FOR MARINE PROTECTION

6 Oct 2017 – A global conference, Our Ocean, to better protect marine life has raised more than $7 billion and won commitments to protect huge swathes…

WORLD MARITIME DAY 2020

WORLD MARITIME DAY 2020

The theme for this year is “Sustainable shipping for a sustainable planet,” which provides an excellent opportunity to raise awareness of the United Nations’ Sustainable…

CALL FOR ACTION AT UN OCEAN CONFERENCE

CALL FOR ACTION AT UN OCEAN CONFERENCE

4 Jun 2017 – A surge in the number of voluntary commitments to take action to improve the health of the ocean has been recorded, and more are…

2ND UN OCEAN CONFERENCE POSTPONED TO 2021, LISBON

2ND UN OCEAN CONFERENCE POSTPONED TO 2021, LISBON

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…

UNDP AT THE OCEAN CONFERENCE

UNDP AT THE OCEAN CONFERENCE

The first ever global Ocean Conference is being held this week at the United Nations in New York (5-9 June). It is designed to be…

SAVE THE WHALE SANCTUARY IN URUGUAYAN WATERS AND SOUTHWEST ATLANTIC REGION THREATENED BY CHINESE AND IUU FISHING.

SAVE THE WHALE SANCTUARY IN URUGUAYAN WATERS AND SOUTHWEST ATLANTIC REGION THREATENED BY CHINESE AND IUU FISHING.

We need to stop a massive, Chinese-financed fisheries development in Uruguay– which threatens to wipe-out local and sustainable fishing and will devastate marine life –…

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