Ocean Action Hub

21 Feb 2019 - Meet Manal and read her story. She joined our Ocean Action Campaign as a volunteer in September and focused her activities back to her roots in Lebanon.

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20 Feb 2019 - While marine plastic pollution has garnered the world’s attention with the visuals of giant gyres of plastic and soupy layers of microplastics, it is the invisible and persistent pollutants contaminating the marine environment and hitchhiking on plastics that have created a toxic timebomb. 

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19 Feb 2019 - Mark Kurlansky - We have arrived at a point where a fishery that could be saved simply by good management would be extremely fortunate.

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18 Feb 2019 - “The ocean is under threat from pollution and plastics, from overfishing and habitat loss, from acidification, which threatens all life on Earth.” - Cody Simpson, UNDP Ocean Advocate

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15 Feb 2019 - The paper aims to develop an improved methodology to understand the contribution of aquaculture and fisheries to GDP.

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14 Feb 2019 - Join us to celebrate #WorldWildlifeDay on 3 March 2019 and help raise awareness of the benefits of and challenges faced by marine species.

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13 Feb 2019 - A new concept, “fish carbon”, recognizes the potential of marine life to address the climate change challenge and prevent global biodiversity loss. 

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12 Feb 2019 - How conservation efforts such as this GEF project provide income-generating opportunities to local communities in the Caribbean.

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11 Feb 2019 - Plastic is choking the ocean. A new innovation challenge looks for ideas on how to solve the pollution problem from anyone, anywhere.

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8 Feb 2019 - International maritime crime including illegal fishing in the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific oceans is becoming “increasingly sophisticated” according to the UN anti-drugs and crime chief.

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7 Feb 2019 - IOC-UNESCO reports that the indicator methodology on how to conduct ocean acidification observation has been developed and trainings have begun on how to apply the methodology.

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4 Feb 2019 - The Bangladesh Forest Department has started forming dolphin conservation teams involving community people to protect the endangered aquatic species in the rivers of the Sunda

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