Ocean Action Hub

11 Apr 2018 - Belize was criticized for putting its stunning coral reefs and other marine resources at risk. The country responded with innovative solutions.

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9 Apr 2018 - The UK has officially joined the Coral Reef Life Declaration, committing to safeguarding coral reefs.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.
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29 Sep 2017- Coral reefs with a total size of two million hectares, extensive mangrove forests and more than 1,400 species of fish make the Caribbean islands one of the world’s five most important hot spots for biodiversity.

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22 Aug 2017 - Emerging evidence suggests that a certain sunblock component in many lotions that may help protect humans from developing skin cancer is a coral killer. Now, researchers have developed a biodegradable bead that can soak up the sunblock ingredient, oxybenzone, like a thirsty sea sponge.

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10 July 2017 - A light in the dark places.

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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

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Amadeo es un pescador artesanal que viven en La Moskitia Hondureña. Sus ingresos y medios de subsitencia dependen de lo que pesca en la laguna de Katarasca.

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

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Ian Drysdale explains the importance of protecting the Measoamerican coral reefs that stretches alongside the Honduran caribben sea as well as alongside the coasts of Mexico, Guatemala and Belize. 

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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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23 Dec 2015 - This blog post begins considers the rationale and the process that led to the publication of the WOA and discusses its findings related to inter-State and intra-State benefit-sharing.

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