Ocean Action Hub

The 2020 High-Level UN Conference to Support the Implementation of SDG 14 (life below water) will convene from 2 to 6 June 2020 in Lisbon, Portugal.

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02/06/2020 - 09:00 to 06/06/2020 - 18:00
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7 June 2018 - Israel will partner with neighboring Red Sea countries, including Saudi Arabia and Sudan, to establish a research center for the study, monitoring and protection of coral reef ecosystems.

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6 Jun 2019 - Major United Nations agencies are urging key fishing nations to join efforts to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing.

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6 June 2019 - Thailand explains efforts being taken at ports to ensure vessels are fully inspected to ensure no IUU products are reaching the country.
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5 Jun 2019 - Take a moment of respite from the daily news about biodiversity loss and our climate crisis to discover bright, bold solutions that point us toward the future

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4 Jun 2019 - Worldwide, coral is dying because of rising sea temperatures, industrial pollution, plastic pollution, overfishing, sewage, chemical sunscreens and unmanaged high-density tourism. Here’s what you can do — as a traveler and citizen — to help.

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3 June 2019 - Concert aims to raise awarness of reducing ocean plastic, part of initiative by UN General Assembley President. 

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2 Jun 2019 - Angelique Pouponneau speaks at the Community of Ocean Action meeting in Republic of Korea, "my takeaway from this meeting is there’s hope,” says Angelique Pouponneau, CEO of S

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31 May 2019 - The meeting aims to contribute to the preparatory process in the lead-up to the 2020 UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon, Portugal.

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30 May 2019 - The Indonesian government has established three new marine protected areas within the Coral Triangle, home to the highest diversity of corals and reef fishes anywhere on the

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29 May 2019 - Blue bonds and other novel financial devices may fund conservation projects that have until now been off-limits.

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28 May 2019 - The website allows users to click on any location in the global ocean and see the history of marine heatwaves from current day back to 1982.

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