Ocean Action Hub

15 February 2017 – The world dumps the equivalent of one garbage truck of plastic into the ocean every minute, the United Nations heard today at the start of a two-day meeting to prepare f

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16 Feb 2017 - NEW YORK - The Philippine delegation at the annual parliamentary hearing of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) affirmed its full legislative support for SDG 14: Life Below Water.

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Indonesia

Indonesia - The Indonesian Waste Platform (IWP) was established in October 2015 as a 'hub' connecting stakeholders who are involved in solutions on land-based and marine-based waste from a

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16 February 2017 - Knowing the rate at which the oceans absorb carbon pollution is a key to understanding how fast climate change will occur. 

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16 February 2017 - Scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution are developing an underwater robot that analyzes ocean chemistry and biology, discovering insights on the role the

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16 Feb 2017 - For a lawn that helps the environment — and doesn’t need to be mowed — look to the ocean.

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16 February 2017 - The WOC, International Chamber of Commerce and UN Global Compact are working together to ensure private sector input to the Ocean Conference. 

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Fredrik Haag, Marine Environment Division, IMO Presentation made at The Ocean...
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15 February 2017 - In February 2017, the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI) and TMG–Think T

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UN Headquarters, Conference Room 12

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1) Opportunities for Ocean Conference Engagement (40 min) 

 UN Environment – Clean Seas Campaign 

Event Date:
15/02/2017 - 03:45 to 04:45
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15 Feb 2017 - Some of the key participants in the upcoming Ocean Conference (5-9 June 2017) explain why it's happening now and the expected outcomes.

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15 February 2017 - JOSÉ MARÍA FIGUERES, ET AL call on government, business and citizens to unite and take action to save marine ecosystems.

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