Ocean Action Hub

News

News

23 Apr 2019 - We need a new business model that shifts the industrial approach of "take, make, dispose" to a more circular approach, where products are recycled, upcycled and reused.

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22 Apr 2019 - The Danish island of Bornholm has an aging incinerator that will soon need replacement. Instead, the local government is adopting a totally new system.

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19 Apr 2019 - Shampoo, lotion, deodorant: They all come swathed in plastic. But some companies are trying to change that.

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Events

Events

CITES CoP18 is taking place in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from 23 May to 3 June 2019.

Event Date:
23/05/2019 - 08:00 to 03/06/2019 - 18:00
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On 8 June every year, World Oceans Day provides a unique opportunity to honor, help protect, and conserve our world’s shared ocean.

Event Date:
08/06/2019 - 08:00 to 20:00
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The 9th Trondheim Conference aims to discuss the global biodiversity framework being developed as a follow up to the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020.

Event Date:
02/07/2019 - 09:00 to 05/07/2019 - 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

18 Sept 2018 - The Maldives is host to a globally significant coral reef ecosystem that provides vital services to the citizens and the internationally significant mega fauna such as whale

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In 2017, a group of young leaders from states on the front line of climate change and marine degradation joined Peace Boat's 95th Global Voyage in Barcelona as a part of a new programme to highlight t
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Gael, a 10-year old surfer from #Rio, is collecting litter from the beaches to help #SaveOurOcean.

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Documents

This report provides recommendations, advice and practical guidance, for...
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12 Mar 2019 - Published by UNDP Maldives, the magazine focuses on the...
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15 Feb 2019 - Report contains examples of successful water and/or ocean...
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Timeline

Timeline

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