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News

News

23 Aug 2019 - Focus is on challenges including climate change and climate migration, costal zone and oceans management, waste management, government digitalization and the economy.

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22 Aug 2019 - Recent research shows that some of these corals are migrating to cooler subtropical seas, offering a measure of hope that these ecosystems can survive the existential threat of climate change.

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21 Aug 2019 - This week the United Nations is meeting to negotiate a treaty that would protect the open ocean by 2030 from climate change, pollution and over-exploitation.

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Events

Events

CITES CoP18 is taking place in Geneva, Switzerland, from 17-28 August 2019.

Event Date:
17/08/2019 - 08:00 to 28/08/2019 - 18:00
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The sixth Our Ocean Conference will take place from 23 to 24 October 2019 in Oslo, Norway. 

Event Date:
23/10/2019 - 09:00 to 24/10/2019 - 18:00
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OCEANS 2019 Seattle conference is taking place from 27 to 31 October 2019.

Event Date:
27/10/2019 - 15:00 to 31/10/2019 - 16:30
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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

Timeline

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