Ocean Action Hub

Inspirational video by H.E Peter Thomson, President of the UN General Assembly, of why the Ocean Conference to be held in New York from 5-9 June 2017 is so important.

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10 February 2017 - (Seychelles News Agency (SNA) - The former president of the Seychelles, James Michel, launched his foundation earlier this week. 

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UN Headquarters, Conference Room 11

Watch the video recording of this side event here 

Event Date:
14/02/2017 - 13:15 to 14:30
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UN Headquarters, Conference Room 8

Hosted by the Permanent Mission of France to the UN and IUCN

Event Date:
15/02/2017 - 08:15 to 09:30
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Hosts: National Maritime Foundation
Theme: The Blue Economy

Event Date:
09/02/2017 - 04:30 to 10/02/2017 - 13:30
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8 February 2017 - With the ocean absorbing more CO2, less is reaching the Earth's atmosphere. That's very good news, but it comes with a catch: Rising levels of CO2 in the ocean promote acidification, with negative effects on some marine organisms.
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UN Headquarters, Conference Room 7

UNESCO High-level panel discussion

15 February, 18:15 - 19:30 EST

Event Date:
15/02/2017 - 13:15 to 14:30
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Lisbon, Portugal

“Exploring New Capabilities for Global Ocean Colour Observations”

Event Date:
15/05/2017 - 04:30 to 18/05/2017 - 13:30
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8 February 2017 - Speakers at a seminar today observed that the government must take an initiative to conduct detailed surveys and proper documentation for exploiting maximum benefits by u

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7 Feb 2017 - Millions of Indonesians depend on oceans to feed their families. Fishermen, ferryboat drivers, tour guides and freight workers. When the ocean suffers, so do lives.

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7 Feb 2017 - New initiative will address marine ecosystem restoration and the impact of humans and climate change on oceans and inter-tidal areas.

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6 February 2017 - A joint paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reveals that HFCs make a larger contribution to rising sea levels than first thought.

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