Ocean Action Hub

31 Jul 2019 - An inaugural female-led beach clean-up exercise has helped raise awareness of the problem that marine litter poses to the environment.

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25 Jun 2019 - So far about 2,000 kg of broken rubber sandals have been recycled, turned into stylish handmade sandals by a group of women in southern Thailand. 

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20 Jun 2019 - Costa Rica leads the world in the protection of its ocean and sea life, and more women are becoming involved in sustainably managing its fisheries.

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13 Jun 2019 - SDG 14 and the health of our planet is substantially less likely to be attained if 50% of the population who can help achieve these goals are ignored.

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11 Jun 2019 - This World Oceans Day, UNESCO highlights the contribution of women scientists to a healthy ocean.

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10 Jun 2019 - Women are engaged in all aspects of interaction with our ocean, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level, the head of the United Nations cultural agenc

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15 Mar 2019 - UN Environment's new report argues that sustainable and integrated marine and coastal ecosystem management requires gender sensitive and gender responsive planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

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8 Mar 2019 - PEW - Women make up a significant part of the world’s fisheries workers, but often work in harsh conditions and for pay far below what men receive.

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12 Feb 2019 - How conservation efforts such as this GEF project provide income-generating opportunities to local communities in the Caribbean.

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30 Jan 2019 - Efforts to support Timorese women fishers to participate in decisions about small-scale fisheries, including through the landmark Women Fishers’ Forum, are showing promise.

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29 Jan 2019 - People living close to the country’s shoreline are reliant on agriculture and fishing for their livelihoods. Rising sea level and increase in the frequency and intensity of tropical cyclones are raising the incidences of flooding, salinity intrusion and erosion.

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16 Jan 2019 - WEF Annual Meeting - Gender is not embedded or mentioned in SDG 14 as it is in most of the other goals. This is a mistake. There is clear evidence that women and men in the fishing industry are treated and paid unequally. 

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27 Nov 2018 - Women make up only 2% of the maritime workforce according to the ITF union. See how UNDP works to increase the number of women in the maritime sector.
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20 Sept 2018 - How local communities along India’s coastline are protecting their mangroves.

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13 Sept 2018 - The GEF - Seeing a lionfish while diving in the Caribbean is a cause for mixed emotions.  On the one hand, one marvels at the exquisite beauty of the fishes’ flowery fins an

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1 Aug 2018 - The GEF Humboldt project, implemented by the Government of Peru with UNDP support, promotes sustainable management of our ocean using an ecosystem management approach.

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18 Jul 2018 - Meet the fearless women of Rodrigues that protect octopuses through responsible fishing Source: CNN
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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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Sylvia Earle - Fifty years into the future, it will be too late to do what is possible right now. Women and men must all work together to explore and care for the ocean

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8 Mar 2017 - FAO PEOPLE AND OCEANS: Today, around the world, we celebrate International Women’s Day.

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16 December 2016 - FAO - FTT-Thiaroye ovens were introduced in 2014 in Côte d’Ivoire as a simple, but efficient alternative to traditional fish smoking.

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