Ocean Action Hub

17 Jul 2019 - Quietly but steadily, the most important environmental treaty that most people have never heard of is taking shape.

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16 Jul 2019 - Marine invasive species can be hard to eradicate and represent a major threat to the Pacific's marine biodiversity and SIDS' ecological integrity.

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15 Jul 2019 - Each year, we expose the world’s waterways to an increasing variety of pollutants — plastic debris, chemical runoff, crude oil and more.

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12 Jul 2019 - 7 out of 9 National Focal Points of the SAPPHIRE project are women.

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11 Jul 2019 - 75-80 % of marine litter in the Caribbean Sea comes from land, and most of it consists of plastics. States are taking action and momentum is building.

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10 July 2019 - Urchins may be crucial to the health of the kelp forest ecosystem.

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9 Jul 2019 - Tiny plastic particles may also be a vehicle for microbes that sicken or even kill corals, a new study finds.

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8 Jul 2019 - New research finds marine protected areas, or MPAs, are more valuable than previously thought for conservation and increasing fishing catches in nearby areas.

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5 Jul 2019 - UNGA President Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces said she looks forward to its adoption "by consensus" during the opening session of the Summit, on 24 September.

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4 Jul 2019 - The ocean is our planet’s blue heart. Our lives depend on it. So let’s make sure it won’t stop beating.  

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3 Jul 2019 - The researchers propose that three particular indices could be monitored, using widely available catch and satellite data, to determine when ecosystem overfishing is occurring.

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2 Jul 2019 - New Ocean Observing System report card shows need for more sustained ocean observations of climate change impact.

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