Ocean Action Hub

22 Aug 2019 - Recent research shows that some of these corals are migrating to cooler subtropical seas, offering a measure of hope that these ecosystems can survive the existential threat of climate change.

Approved

3 Apr 2019 - Study found many of the adult corals die off following ocean heat waves and the reef's capacity to recover is compromised.

Approved
24 Jul 2018 - UNFCCC emphasizes coral reefs’ fragility and the need to reduce GHG emissions to mee Paris Agreement goals.
Approved

18 Apr 2018 - Warming events prompt scientists to look at ecological, genetic, and engineering interventions.

Approved

17 Apr 2018 - As a result of rising ocean temperatures coral bleaching is becoming more common, and it's causing a biotic homogenization of local fish populations.

Approved

28 Mar 2018 - There is still hope in saving the Great Barrier Reef from an impending demise as conservationists invented a film-like shield to protect corals from the sun.

Approved

15 Mar 2018 - Ocean acidification cut the growth of a coral reef on Australia's Great Barrier Reef by one-third, according to a study published Wednesday in Nature.

Approved

31 Jan 2018 - An onslaught of bottles, bags and other litter makes reefs 20 times more likely to get sick. Scientists are scrambling to learn why.

Approved

26 Jan 2018 - Plastic is one of the biggest threats to the future of coral reefs after ocean warming, say scientists.

Approved

19 Jan 2018 - Erik Solheim cites ‘huge decline’ in world’s reefs but says shift from coal and new awareness of plastic pollution are good news.

Approved

15 Jan 2018 - A study published in Science last week reveals that severe bleaching of coral reefs is occurring twice as frequently compared to what it was in 1980.

Approved
27 Dec 2017 - Learn how UNDP is collaborating with Mexico to protect the western hemisphere's largest barrier reef from mass tourism and climate change effects.
Approved

28 June 2017 - A new forecast from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) indicates that the global coral bleaching event, which has jeopardized coral reefs around the

Approved

A 2-year expedition to study biodiversity of coral reefs facing climate change.

Approved

10 Apr 2017 - Australia's Great Barrier Reef, already reeling from a severe bleaching event last year, has suffered another devastating blow this year, aerial surveys released this weekend

Official

28 Feb 2017 - Devastating coral bleaching almost certain to increase significantly in coming months, for 4th year running.

Official