Ocean Action Hub

1 Apr 2020 - Warmer sea temperatures - particularly in February - are feared to have caused huge coral loss across the world's largest reef system. Scientists say they have detected widespread bleaching, including extensive patches of severe damage. But they have also found healthy pockets.

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31 Mar 2020 - Report says plastic from Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Nestlé and Unilever products could cover 83 football pitches every day.

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30 Mar 2020 - Hosepipes inside a sperm whale, plastic banana bags eaten by green turtles and a shotgun cartridge inside a True's beaked whale.

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27 Mar 2020 - Noise pollution has led to multiple whale-strandings and poses a threat to thousands of ocean creatures.

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26 Mar 2020 - 2020 was supposed to be a ‘Super Year for Nature,’ with a number of global meetings including the UN Ocean Conference. But the virus has lessons that apply to the global crises of biodiversity loss.

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25 Mar 2020 - We received a huge wave of proposals to address marine pollution. We're now reviewing all and will contact the best in the coming weeks to invite full proposals.

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24 Mar 2020 - The Bue Economy is critical to the Seychelles, where the fisheries sector is second only to tourism.

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23 Mar 2020 - Focusing on materials, ocean cleaning technology, reuse, and changing the value chain, Norwegian companies have come far in developing solutions and technology that can help

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20 Mar 2020 - In light of the COVID19 pandemic, co-hosts Portugal and Kenya are jointly consulting with the United Nations on the postponement of the 2020 UN Ocean Conference.

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19 Mar 2020 - The wave of postponements and cancellations of UN meetings around the world is affecting preparations for the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, the Glasg

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17 Apr 2020 - The natural coastal defenses provided by mangrove forests reduce annual flooding significantly in critical hotspots around the world.

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16 Apr 2020 - All coastal and marine ecosystems are critical to human well-being and global biodiversity. Mangroves, coral reefs, and seagrass beds are examples of these.

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