Ocean Action Hub

10 Jun 2020 - To support government efforts to transition to a more sustainable ocean economy, the OECD is mobilising expertise across multiple policy fronts, covering environmental, economic, financial and social dimensions. Working with both developed and developing countries, the OECD aims to ensure that all societies can harness the benefits of the ocean on a sustainable and inclusive basis. Read more: www.oecd.org/ocean

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10 Jun 2020 - Includes key messages emerging from OECD’s ocean data. Progress...
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9 Jun 2020 - Climate-resilient farming promotes food security in the outer islands of Kiribati. People living on the Abemama atoll of Kiribati are surrounded by warming seas.

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8 Jun 2020 - How has COVID-19 affected the ocean economy?

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8 Jun 2020 - A ground-breaking Global Industry Alliance (GIA) has been launched to tackle two of the most pressing environmental issues of our time – invasive species and greenhouse gas (G

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8 Jun 2020 - This year, owing to the coronavirus pandemic, UN World Oceans Day is a free, all-digital event that’s open

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2 Jun 2020 - Increasingly, the health of the ocean is intimately tied to our health. Organisms discovered at extreme depths are used to speed up the detection of COVID-19, and it is the environment that could give a solution to humankind.

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27 May 2020 - One-third of all reef-forming corals and marine mammals are threatened with extinction.

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22 May 2020 - Researchers trawled the surface of coastal waters off the UK and US with finer mesh nets than typically used and captured vast quantities of shorter and thinner plastic parti

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21 May 2020 - The well-being of oceans in the Asia-Pacific region is edging closer to a tipping point due to the unprecedented pace of marine pollution, overfishing and climate change in r

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05 May 2020 - Niue's enormous marine reserve, the Moana Mahu Marine protected area has now been formalised.

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04 May 2020 - Microplastics have been found in Antarctic sea ice for the first time, scientists say.

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