Ocean Action Hub

18 Oct 2019 - But as the climate warms, reefs need protection from threats such as overfishing and pollution.

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17 Sept 2019 - The fate of the world's coral reefs could depend on how well the sea creatures equip their offspring to cope with global warming.

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2 Sept 2019 - The Great Barrier Reef's outlook has been officially downgraded from poor to very poor due to climate change.

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28 Aug 2019 - Protecting Sri Lanka's largest marine sanctuary and reviving its former glory.

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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.

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12 Aug 2019 - Saving reefs will require combining local and global efforts.

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9 Jul 2019 - Tiny plastic particles may also be a vehicle for microbes that sicken or even kill corals, a new study finds.

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20 June 2019 - Take a deep dive into why and how toxic sunscreen chemicals are damaging the marine life, destinations that already banned toxic sunscreens, and what you can do to help protect both yourself and the corals of our oceans.

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11 Jun 2019 - This scientist couple created an airborne observatory to map tropical forests. Now they’re using it to identify threatened reefs.

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10 June 2018 - By transplanting unrelated coral colonies onto permanent sites, marine biologists can ensure healthier cross-breeding and coral that are more resilient to disease and bleaching.

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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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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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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.

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12 Mar 2019 - Published by UNDP Maldives, the magazine focuses on the...
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25 Jan 2019 - One’s a high-end resort, the other an NGO. Here’s how passionate groups came together to breath life back into reefs in peril, supported by UNDP Maldives.

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The International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) will hold its 33rd General Meeting (GM33) in Monaco.

Event Date:
05/12/2018 - 08:45 to 07/12/2018 - 17:45
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28 Nov 2018 - Innovative UNDP-supported climate change adaptation project will restore reefs, protect food security and promote disaster risk reduction.

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16 Nov 2018 - New coalition to raise alarm about the urgent need to protect coral reefs from extinction within decades, to galvanize global leadership before it's too late.

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9 Nov 2018 - Investing in coral reefs to prevent their current rate of decline could net $37b for Indonesia, $35b for Mesoamerican Reef by 2030, case studies show

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8 Nov 2018 - UN Special Envoy for the Ocean, Peter Thomson, says that MPAs need to increase well beyond 10% and improve their management and enforcement policies.

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2 Nov 2018 - The Pacific archipelago is to ban sunscreens that some researchers believe are killing off coral reefs.

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8 Oct 2018 - The IPCC findings, released today, warn enormous and rapid changes to the way everyone on Earth eats, travels and produces energy need to be brought in immediately.
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5 Oct 2018 - UN Environment/SPREP report concludes that “the outlook is poor” for Pacific coral reefs due to human-induced threats and climate change.

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18 Sept 2018 - The Maldives is host to a globally significant coral reef ecosystem that provides vital services to the citizens and the internationally significant mega fauna such as whale

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24 Jul 2018 - UNFCCC emphasizes coral reefs’ fragility and the need to reduce GHG emissions to mee Paris Agreement goals.
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11 Jul 2018 - The story of a Sri Lankan snorkeler and how her passion to protect the ocean has become her livelihood.
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9 Jul 2018 - How young scuba divers in coastal Maharashtra, India, are bridging the divide between conservation and livelihoods.
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14 May 2018 - As climate change brings worsening threats, insurance may be a way to insure against ocean losses.

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4 May 2018 - Hawaii has become the first US state to pass a bill banning the sale of any sunscreens that have chemicals known to harm coral reefs.

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2 May 2018 - A new fund in Mexico will buy insurance that pays for projects to protect reefs before and after storm surges.

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