Ocean Action Hub

21 May 2019 - Across the globe, hundreds of areas with world-class surfing waves also contain a variety of diverse marine species.

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20 May 2019 - The Report demonstrates slow progress on Goals including SDGs 14 and 15 with biodiversity being lost “at an alarming rate” with one million species facing extinction and invasive species and illegal wildlife trafficking continue to undermine efforts to protect and restore ecosystems and species. 

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17 May 2019 - NY Times - A new survey of remote islands off the coast of Australia found mountains of plastic weighing as much as a blue whale.

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16 May 2019 - The importance of gender equality for the effective conservation and sustainable use of oceans, seas and marine resources is increasingly being recognized.

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15 May 2019 - António Guterres outlined two “fundamental challenges” facing Pacific leaders: climate change and the world’s rising ocean, which threatens to submerge low-lying nations.

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14 May 2019 - Almost all governments have agreed to include plastic waste in a legally-binding framework to better regulate its global trade, and launched a new 'Partnership on Plastic Waste' in support.

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13 May 2019 - Co-hosted by Kenya and Portugal, the high-level conference will focus on solutions to achieve SDG 14.

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10 May 2019 - Hosts of UN climate talks push ocean health up political agenda in year when IPCC scientists will deliver major report on climate link.

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9 May 2019 - Centre will bring together experts, researchers and policymakers from least developed countries and other African and Asian countries to develop their fisheries sectors.

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8 May 2019 - New approaches to the ocean are allowing production and protection to operate together.

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7 May 2019 - The Action Plan for Healthy Oceans and Sustainable Blue Economies will expand financing and technical assistance for ocean health and marine economy projects to $5 billion from 2019 to 2024, including cofinancing from partners. 

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6 May 2019 - From coral reefs flickering out beneath the oceans to rainforests desiccating into savannahs, nature is being destroyed at a rate that is tens to hundreds of times higher than

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