Ocean Action Hub

Welcome to the country page for India. This page highlights the resources posted on the Ocean Action Hub related to implementation of SDG 14 : Life below Water in India.

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8 Nov 2019 - The Ocean Risk Resilience Action Alliance is using innovative finance mechanisms to help protect and regenerate coastal ecosystems.

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4 Oct 2019 - How can we prevent plastic polluting rivers and the ocean? Indian Prime Minister Modi has urged people to stop using single-use plastic country-wide.

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8 Aug 2019 - The Guardian - India’s most sacred river is also its most polluted, with plastic a major culprit. A new effort will monitor its flow to the ocean and assess poverty linkages.

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24 Jun 2019 - The amount of plastic found deep in the ocean disturbed K. V. Priyesh enough to take action, and his efforts inspired others.

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11 Apr 2019 - Who is responsible for the health of our ocean? Our ocean is one of planet Earth’s greatest and most important resources.

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31 Dec 2018 - First global coastline survey shows 16% of tidal flats lost between 1984 and 2016. 

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9 Oct 2018 - Hindu temples in southern India are taking a stand against single-use plastic. Other faiths are taking notice.

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6 Jul 2018 - Fisherman in India’s southern state of Kerala are taking on the battle to cut the level of plastic waste in the oceans.

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6 Jun 2018 - India’s Prime Minister has pledged to eliminate all single-use plastic in the country by 2022 with an immediate ban in urban Delhi.

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23 May 2018 - In an innovative project, fishermen in Kerala collect ocean plastic for recycling, cleaning the ocean in the process.

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22 Jan 2018 - India is all set to have its own automated ocean pollution observation system this year which will help keep a tab on ocean pollution levels apart from offering insights on h

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6 Sep 2017 - There are some people who have devoted their entire life to maintaining the ecological balance.

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