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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25 July 2017 - Recent studies by Indian scientists had revealed that the trend of sea level rise in the north Indian Ocean is slightly higher than the global estimate of 3.2 mm per year, Minister of State for Earth Sciences YS Chowdary told the Rajya Sabha in a written reply.

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20 July 2017 - Biodiversity heritage sites are ecologically fragile spots with biological, ethnic and historical value. Maharashtra has only one other such site – Allapalli - a six-hectare dense forest patch in Gadchiroli.

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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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A voyage to UNDP-supported marine protected areas around the world
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11 May 2017 - The South Asia Cooperative Environment Programme is supporting countries to protect coastal and marine ecosystems and build regional resilience.

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5 Apr 2017 - A young Indian lawyer is spearheading a project to clean up Mumbai's most polluted beaches.

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15 Nov 2016 - How can local communities conserve biodiversity and earn sustainable livelihoods?

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15 Nov 2016 - Stitching Change: A training centre in India’s Andhra Pradesh is helping coastal women fisherfolk build alternate livelihoods.

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9 Dec 2015 - Watch how new cultivation techniques are helping crab and oyster farmers of Sindhudurg, Maharashtra increase their incomes, while conserving the rich biodiversity of the area

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3 Dec 2015 - A majority of people living in the coastal region of Sindhudurg, Maharashtra rely on fishing for livelihood.

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