Ocean Action Hub

18 Oct 2018 - My Fiji Shark, a new initiative to support marine ecotourism, conservation and SDG 14 was launched today by UNDP and others.

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17 Oct 2018 - The Ocean Cleanup foundation has taken on the mission of clearing all plastic from the”Great Pacific Garbage Patch,” a giant trash pile located between Hawaii and San Francisco.

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16 Oct 2018 - New York Times - A conservation organization tries to persuade local residents to help return the trapped reptiles to the ocean, rather than sell their meat and shells for a living.

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15 Oct 2018 - Advancing and applying marine science and sharing it; ending illegal fishing; and extending protection to vulnerable, pivotal ocean areas.

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12 Oct 2018 - Empower is aiming to open a plastic recycling collection point in Bali, Indonesia in time for the Our Ocean conference that will be attended by global world leaders at the end of October. 

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11 Oct 2018 - A new study examines how renewable energy, marine protected areas, carbon storage in marine plants, and other ocean-based solutions could help combat climate change and its effects on marine ecosystems.

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10 Oct 2018 - In an update to the Lighthouse Initiative for Small Islands Developing States (SIDS) and support in implementation and review of their nationally determined contributions, IRENA and other partners expand the focus to include geothermal energy and ocean energy.

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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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8 Oct 2018 - The IPCC findings, released today, warn enormous and rapid changes to the way everyone on Earth eats, travels and produces energy need to be brought in immediately.
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5 Oct 2018 - UN Environment/SPREP report concludes that “the outlook is poor” for Pacific coral reefs due to human-induced threats and climate change.

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4 Oct 2018 - The Guardian - International agreement will protect vast areas of sea that have opened up as the ice melts.
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3 Oct 2018 - One Indonesian inventor has found a unique solution to the problem of plastic food packaging.

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