Ocean Action Hub

11 Nov 2020 - Innovation and digital transformation; Communities first and responsible tourism

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10 Nov 2020 - Exhibit shows local experts spearheading scientific innovation through environmental DNA, special camera techniques and using satellite data with species tagging.

 

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Provisions for fish and fish products in trade agreements in times of crisis and pandemic: Recommendations for negotiation and c

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28/10/2020 - 14:15 to 02/11/2020 - 18:15
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22 Oct 2020 - SDG Knowledge Platform - During the inaugural Ocean Stewardship Annual Review, CEOs addressed five "tipping points" for a healthy and productive ocean.

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13 Oct 2020 - IPS -  Coastal fisheries in the Pacific Islands have become a food and livelihood lifeline to many people who have lost jobs, especially in urban centres and tourism

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7 Oct 2020 - Kelping Hands is a brand-new, pharmaceutical-grade, hand sanitizer made from a species of seaweed found on the west coast of British Columbia.

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30 Sept 2020 - OECD - Here are four areas where governments can act now, using their COVID-19 recovery and stimulus packages to ensure that we “Build Back Bluer”:

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18 Sept 2020 - This new Ocean Panel-commissioned report, ‘A Sustainable &...
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The COVID-19 crisis wreaked havoc on societies and economies and dealt a major setback to achieving the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Climate Agreement.

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21/09/2020 - 09:00 to 24/09/2020 - 17:45
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10 Sept 2020 - Single-use plastic consumption has increased during the coronavirus pandemic, according to the International Solid Waste Association, an NGO.

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3 September 2020 - Many countries such as Seychelles, have managed to overcome COVID-19 and declare themselves virus-free.

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12 Aug 2020 - Plastic litter threatens the environment, human health, and business in marine and coastal settings.

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11 Aug 2020 - FT - Leaders of Palau and Norway share their view on how ocean action can offer a 'blue boost for Covid-19 recovery.

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6 Aug 2020 - The fight against plastic pollution is being hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, as the use of disposable masks, gloves and other protective equipment soars, but UN agencies and par

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23 Jul 2020 - The Economist - As the world produces more protective equipment—and gorges on takeaways—pity the oceans

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22 Jul 2020 - The coastal and marine environment supports tourism and fishing, critical to the Maldives economy. Without ecosystem conservation and funding, it could be lost.

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15 Jul 2020 - TIME - "As we restart the economy, this is the chance to reset our goals for a healthy ocean [...] We have a very narrow window of opportunity where we can actually still be effective. Twenty years from now, it will be too late,” says Carlos M. Duarte, a Spanish marine biologist at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia.

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23 Jun 2020 - Small fishing boats, fish markets and female workers are among the categories worst affected by the economic impact of the coronavirus crisis on the world’s fisheries,

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8 Jun 2020 - How has COVID-19 affected the ocean economy?

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