Ocean Action Hub

11 Sep 2017 - The low-lying Micronesia and the Solomon islands have fallen victim to climate change as sea levels continue to climb at an average of three millimetres every year.

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24 Aug 2017 - The Caribbean is heavily dependent on tourism and other marine services, industries that the Inter Governmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPPC) last report indicate are expected to be heavily impacted by climate change.

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14 Aug 2017 - The coral bleaching event that devastated reefs worldwide during the past three years is over for now, but as ocean temperatures continue to rise, bleaching is likely to continue on a regional level.

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11 Aug 2017 - It’s no fluke: Fish populations are on the move, chasing cooler marine temperatures. At Rutgers, scientists track their alarming migrations.

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3 Aug 2017 - Scientists have long known about the anomalous "

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25 July 2017 - Recent studies by Indian scientists had revealed that the trend of sea level rise in the north Indian Ocean is slightly higher than the global estimate of 3.2 mm per year, Minister of State for Earth Sciences YS Chowdary told the Rajya Sabha in a written reply.

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21 July 2017 - Oceans cover 70 percent of the earth’s surface and account for 97 percent of

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17 July 2017 - High level representatives of governments, the finance sector, the [re]insurance industry, and other sectors will consider specific risks posed by changes in the world’s oce

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13 July 2017 - New initiative covers a wide swathe of research interests, including climate, marine litter, ocean observation, food security, fisheries management, and ocean technology.

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30 June 2017 - Each of us must pick one issue — generally, globally, specifically, locally — and engage our many talents and actions toward that one solution. Pick yours, and by so doing, join in turning the tide by marking this the point in history when humanity — you and me — began righting the wrongs perpetrated on our ocean.

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26 June 2017 - Although there’s some uncertainty in the distribution among Earth’s ocean basins, there’s no question that the ocean is heating rapidly.

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#SaveOurOcean If this paddling pool full of Mangroves represents all of the Mangrove trees in the world in 1900, then over the last 100
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Developed for The Ocean Conference by the Nippon Foundation-Nereus Program,...
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Co-organized by UNDP and the Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI) in collaboration with Brazil and with participation of delegates from Argentina and NOAA.
Event Date:
05/06/2017 - 09:00
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A 2-year expedition to study biodiversity of coral reefs facing climate change.

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It’s not a fiction, it’s a fact: Tuvalu is sinking. The impacts of climate change (extreme weather, sea level rise) are challenging Tuvaluan security and survival.

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12 May 2017 - With climate change, finding innovative and sustainable ways to work together with rather than against nature for effective flood risk reduction will be critical.
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On Africa’s west coast the ocean is hearth and home, but climate changes are resulting in rising sea levels, degraded fish stocks, coastal degradation and more.
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21 Apr 2017 - As the sky turned to ink on Monday, seven men and women waited with bated breath at a secluded island off Singapore's southern coast to witness a once-a-year spectacle - an o

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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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28 Mar 2017 - We all know ocean temperatures are increasing as a result of climate change. But what you may not know is that they are warming much faster than expected.

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6 Mar 2017 - More than €7m of EU funds is to be invested in projects to help protect the marine life and fisheries industry in Wales and Ireland.

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1 Mar 2017 - As the world grapples with the effects of warming oceans and rising acidification, New Zealand's National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research is looking at the impact of increased COlevels on kingfish.

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24 Feb 2017 - The launch brought together worldwide multi-stakeholder initiatives around a common action framework to implement the Paris Agreement to address climate change.

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23 Feb 2017 - Ocean scientists will test ways to limit damage from climate change, pollution and over-fishing to prevent destruction of all reefs by 2050.

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22 Feb 2017 - A new study finds that the six ocean hot spots that teem with the biggest mix of species are also among those getting hit hardest by global warming and industrial fishing.

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21 February 2017 - The 2017 Annual Parliamentary Hearing at the UN was organized by the IPU and the UN, on the theme, 'A World of Blue: Preserving the oceans, safeguarding the planet – Ens

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19 February 2017 Coral bleaching found near Palm Island as unusually warm waters are expected off eastern Australia, with areas hit in last year’s event in mortal dange

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16 February 2017 - Knowing the rate at which the oceans absorb carbon pollution is a key to understanding how fast climate change will occur. 

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