Ocean Action Hub

16 Jan 2019 - WEF Annual Meeting - Gender is not embedded or mentioned in SDG 14 as it is in most of the other goals. This is a mistake. There is clear evidence that women and men in the fishing industry are treated and paid unequally. 

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15 Jan 2018 - 150 youth volunteers spent three days together in a fishing camp learning about mangrove conservation and commited to promote ecotourism, biodiversity, and raising awareness about mangrove conservation.

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14 Jan 2018 - EU success shows how to achieve 2020 sustainable fishing targets, including SDG 14.4 to reduce overfishing and illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing and SDG 14.6, related to harmful subsidies.
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11 Jan 2019 - NYTimes - Scientists say the world’s oceans are warming far more quickly than previously thought, a finding with dire implications for climate change.

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10 Jan 2019 - Iberostar Group is taking action to deliver measurable improvements by reducing plastic consumption, improving coastal health and promoting responsible seafood consumption.

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10 Jan 2018 - Scientists, tech developers and entrepreneurs are making a wealth of ocean data available on an open-source, digital platform for global public good.

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9 Jan 2018 - UN Special Envoy for the Ocean urges global agreement on “comprehensive and effective disciplines” needed to ban harmful fisheries subsidies.

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8 Jan 2018 - To preserve Belize’s coral reef systems, Fragments of Hope has planted over 119,000 corals. Here UNDP celebrates 25 years of GEF SGP partnerships that foster biodiversity in Belize.

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7 Jan 2019 - Can humans use the ocean as a tool for lifting people out of poverty, all the while protecting its valuable ecosystems?

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4 Jan 2018 - Such calls and commitments provide opportunities to raise awareness, promote engagement, and catalyze political will for action on the part of states as well as public and private sectors.

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3 Jan 2019 - TOMRA Collection Solutions shows how a circular economy can be accomplished through adapting existing waste recycling infrastructure.

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2 Jan 2019 - Diving tours run by former fishermen have lifted the villagers out of poverty and given new protection to overfished marine life.

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