Ocean Action Hub

25 Mar 2019 - Ascension Island, in the southern Atlantic Ocean, is getting a new MPA to safeguard green turtles, swordfish, sharks, tuna, marlin, frigatebirds and terns.

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3 Mar 2019 - In December, Argentina took a big step toward reaching its SDG14 commitment with the creation of two large marine protected areas, giving reason for hope on progress towards meeting the UN target of protecting 10% of the ocean by 2020.

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3 Mar 2019 - Conservation groups are turning to tech solutions to generate knowledge and make it accessible to others. The Spatial Monitoring and Reporting Tool (SMART) was developed to improve the performance of protected areas.

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24 Mar 2019 - Filling the knowledge gap should improve planning, design and implementation of large MPAs that deliver strong ecological outcomes.

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22 Mar 2019 - Tavua District Secondary School U19 Rugby League team planted more than 2,500 mangrove seedlings early Saturday morning with Tikina Tavua and WWF-Pacific.

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21 Mar 2019 - This week, Conservation International is co-hosting the Blue Oceans Conference to bring attention to ocean conservation issues in Africa, with the Governments of Liberia and Sweden.

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20 Mar 2019 - American multinational SC Johnson plans to launch a container made entirely of recycled plastic collected on the shores of Mexico and Haiti.

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19 Mar 2019 - At UN Environment Assembley in Nairobi delegates pledge to protect polluted, degraded planet as it adopts blueprint for more sustainable future.

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

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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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