Ocean Action Hub

22 April 2019 - NatGeo - As temperatures creep higher, marine animals are far more vulnerable to extinctions than their earthbound counterparts, according to a new analysis of more than 400 cold-blooded 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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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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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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20 Sept 2018 - How local communities along India’s coastline are protecting their mangroves.

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A voyage to UNDP-supported marine protected areas around the world
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28 Mar 2017 - FAO and Norwegian Government debut latest version of only research ship flying UN flag; World Bank US $40m. loan for sustainability of Peru’s artisanal and industrial fishing industry.
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A Film by DIE and GIZ - The Philippines is among 18 countries worldwide where most of our planet’s flora, fauna, land and sea-scapes are the greatest in number, uniqueness and variety.

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Dec 2016 - Dr Daniela Diz, MARINE BENEFITS project Research Fellow, Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law & Governance (SCELG), UK, shares insights into the negotiations and describes the highlights of the conference regarding marine biodiversity.

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The Ocean Data Viewer is a tool and repository for global marine data, managed...
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Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI) - includes a module...
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Ecuador

19 Dec 2016 - Ecuador's National Assembly approved the "Codigo Organico del Ambiente" (COA), the National Environmental Code, integrating and updating all the country's envi

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Cuba

Natural solutions to sustainability challenges in Cuba: The Sabana-Camagüey Archipelago lies at the heart of the broader Sabana-Camagüey Ecosystem (SCE). 

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26/07/2016 - Elisa Morgera, Elsa Tsioumani and Daniela Diz, BENELEX 

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Published by the UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre as a...
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The project has improved the surveillance and monitoring capacity of IBAP (Institute of Biodiversity and Protected Areas) and enhanced the relationship between local populations, fishermen and the

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The Dominican Republic is succeeding in eradicating lionfish from its waters by eating them...before they devour local species.

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Aimed at policy-makers, this book explains how protected areas contribute...
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While showcasing successes from across the UNDP/GEF’s portfolio of protected...
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