Ocean Action Hub

News

News

3 Apr 2020 - A global online conference, the Virtual Ocean Dialogues - connecting communities for ocean action, has been announced to take place on 1-5 June 2020.

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2 Apr 2020 - The Guardian - Major review reports recovery of marine life but a redoubling of efforts is still needed.

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1 Apr 2020 - Warmer sea temperatures - particularly in February - are feared to have caused huge coral loss across the world's largest reef system. Scientists say they have detected widespread bleaching, including extensive patches of severe damage. But they have also found healthy pockets.

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Events

Events

The 2020 High-Level UN Conference to Support the Implementation of SDG 14 will convene 2 - 6 June 2020 in Lisbon, Portugal.

Event Date:
02/06/2020 - 09:00 to 06/06/2020 - 18:00
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Palau will host the 7th Our Ocean Conference 2020 to accelerate ocean sustainability solutions, 17-18 August 2020, where it will lead a global, multi-stakeholder forum to generate transformative co

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17/08/2020 - 09:30 to 18/08/2020 - 18:30
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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

20 Jun 2019 - The University of Bergen (Norway) shares the first of three videos the University has produced to coincide with World Oceans Day, to show how it is working in engaging with S

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11 Jun 2019 - This World Oceans Day, UNESCO highlights the contribution of women scientists to a healthy ocean.

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6 June 2019 - Thailand explains efforts being taken at ports to ensure vessels are fully inspected to ensure no IUU products are reaching the country.
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Documents

21 Jun 2019 - This booklet shines a light on FAO’s work with countries and...
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11 Jun 2019 - This publication captures the GEF Small Grant Programme's (SGP)...
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Timeline

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