Ocean Action Hub

15 Nov 2018 - The blue economy represents the long-term sustainable use of ocean and coastal resources. This UNDP blog looks at ways this can be financed in the Caribbean.

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14 Nov 2018 - The old ideas of “smallness” and “remoteness” of SIDS are giving rise to “agility,” “potentiality,” and what are now called “large ocean states.”

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13 Nov 2018 - Vince joined UNDP Ocean Action Hub’s global campaign to #respect and help #SaveOurOcean in September 2018. He shares his story from the campaign.

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12 Nov 2018 - The IMO's plan aims to enhance existing regulations and introduce new supporting measures to reduce marine plastic litter from ships.

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13 Nov 2018 - Scientific American - Tons of dumped nets and other fishing equipment are strangling animals and habitats.

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12 Nov 2018 - Small islands are seeing the tangible advantages of pivoting their national development strategies towards the sustainable use of the ocean.
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9 Nov 2018 - Investing in coral reefs to prevent their current rate of decline could net $37b for Indonesia, $35b for Mesoamerican Reef by 2030, case studies show

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8 Nov 2018 - The Guardian Australia - Pacific Explorer cruise ship spilled liquid food waste into reef’s protected waters

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8 Nov 2018 - UN Special Envoy for the Ocean, Peter Thomson, says that MPAs need to increase well beyond 10% and improve their management and enforcement policies.

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IISD - To follow-up on outcomes from its Ocean Conference, held in 2017, the UN launched nine thematic multi-stakeholder “Communities of Ocean Action”, including one on fisheries.

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7 Nov 2018 - How a temporary fishery closure increased octopus population and improved the livelihoods of fishers in the island of Rodrigues and mainland Mauritius.

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6 Nov 2018 - Foreign trawlers and an expanding fishmeal industry are threatening the livelihood of Senegalese fishermen, forcing many to migrate to Europe.

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