Ocean Action Hub

24 Jun 2019 - The amount of plastic found deep in the ocean disturbed K. V. Priyesh enough to take action, and his efforts inspired others.

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21 Jun 2019 - Seychelles, an archipelago in the western Indian Ocean, has designated 26 percent of its territorial waters as marine protection areas (MPAs), target of SDG14.

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20 Jun 2019 - Costa Rica leads the world in the protection of its ocean and sea life, and more women are becoming involved in sustainably managing its fisheries.

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20 June 2019 - Take a deep dive into why and how toxic sunscreen chemicals are damaging the marine life, destinations that already banned toxic sunscreens, and what you can do to help protect both yourself and the corals of our oceans.

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19 Jun 2019 - 27 SIDS have come together in a bid to manage and eliminate toxic chemicals and waste in some of the world’s most vulnerable ecosystems.

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18 Jun 2019 - The ocean is under “unprecedented pressure” due to climate change, António Guterres said to the meeting of countries party to the UN CLOS.

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17 Jun 2019 - Plastic waste is impacting our oceans and our land on a massive scale. The urgency of the moment calls for all players to contribute to the effort.

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14 Jun 2019 - Two American senators come together across party lines to protect the ocean with a new law passed to address dumping of waste and debris in the ocean. Read their blog:

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13 Jun 2019 - SDG 14 and the health of our planet is substantially less likely to be attained if 50% of the population who can help achieve these goals are ignored.

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12 Jun 2019 - While ocean plastic pollution is an enormous issue, experts believes that if governments, NGOs, consumers, and businesses team up, it can be solved in ten years.

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11 Jun 2019 - This scientist couple created an airborne observatory to map tropical forests. Now they’re using it to identify threatened reefs.

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10 June 2018 - By transplanting unrelated coral colonies onto permanent sites, marine biologists can ensure healthier cross-breeding and coral that are more resilient to disease and bleaching.

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