Ocean Action Hub

18 Mar 2019 - The Infinitum bottle deposit hub recycles 97 per cent of Norway’s plastic drinks bottles. Should the world follow suit to help tackle the menace of plastic pollution?

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15 Mar 2019 - UN Environment's new report argues that sustainable and integrated marine and coastal ecosystem management requires gender sensitive and gender responsive planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

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14 Mar 2019 - A new set of publicly-available guidelines for monitoring plastic in the oceans is expected to help harmonize how the scale of the issue is assessed. 

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13 Mar 2019 - Make sure wherever you buy fish you ask the seller where it's is from and who caught it. If they don’t know, tell them: retailers need to know their sources.

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12 Mar 2019 - Countries from around the world set their sights Monday on a pivotal deal to curb plastic waste, a source of long-term pollution and worsening contamination of the ocean's fo

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12 Mar 2019 - Countries set their sights on a pivotal deal to curb plastic waste, source of long-term pollution and worsening contamination of the ocean's food chain.

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11 Mar 2019 - Index uses 40 indicators to benchmark vulnerability, prevalence and response to illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

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8 Mar 2019 - PEW - Women make up a significant part of the world’s fisheries workers, but often work in harsh conditions and for pay far below what men receive.

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7 Mar 2019 - Compete for a share of $1.5 million in awards and investment.

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7 Mar 2019 - Peter Thomson said, “A WTO agreement on fisheries subsidies must be achieved by the end of 2019. Only then can we meet the deadline for SDG 14.6.

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6 Mar 2019 - A sustainable blue economy will only be beneficial if it limits unsustainable growth, is built from the ground up, and has marine biodiversity protection at its core.

 

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5 March 2019 - From coral bleaching to acidification, Newsweek discusses 15 of the biggest threats facing the oceans today—as well as what we can do about them.

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