Ocean Action Hub

15 Jan 2020 - In the ‘super year’ for the ocean, UK Environment Minister Rebecca Pow issues urgent call for global action to halt damage to marine habitats.

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14 Jan 2020 - The Guardian - Oceans are clearest measure of climate crisis as they absorb 90% of heat trapped by greenhouse gases.

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13 Jan 2019 - BBC - More than half a million tonnes of fishing gear is estimated to be lost or abandoned every year in the world's seas and oceans.

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13 Jan 2020 - Shoppers in Jakarta will soon be unable to carry their groceries in single-use plastic bags as the Jakarta administration has issued a long awaited gubernatorial regulation b

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9 Jan 2019 - UNDP Accelerator Lab set the goal of encouraging colleagues to reduce single-use plastic use at work, assuming that behavior change will be transposed to their lives outside w

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7 Jan 2019 - Ocean warming leads to more sargassum blooms. Caribbean countries dependent on tourism and fisheries are losing visitors marine life to this invasive weed.

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6 Jan 2019 - Community involvement has been key to the success of a four-year program revitalising ecosystems central to defending against climate change and sustaining livelihoods. 

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3 Jan 2020 - Do you want to know the amount of microplastic you eat - every day, every week, every year?

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Palau will host the 7th Our Ocean Conference 2020 to accelerate ocean sustainability solutions, 7-8 December 2020, where it will lead a global, multi-stakeholder forum to generate transformative co

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07/12/2020 - 09:30 to 08/12/2020 - 18:30
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2 Jan 2020 - Loss of wetlands has forced locally endangered fishing cats in Sri Lanka to move into the city, looking for food and survival.

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The Ocean Sciences Meeting (OSM) is the flagship conference for the ocean sciences and the larger ocean-connected community.  As we approach the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Developme

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16/02/2020 - 09:30 to 21/02/2020 - 18:30
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1 Jan 2020 - National marine reserve was announced in 2015, with 80% of its waters being closed to commercial fishing from 2020.

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