Ocean Action Hub

30 Mar 2017 - A first of its kind project will provide African fishers with a benchmark for sustainable octopus fishing Government representatives, fisheries managers, private sector repre

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28 Mar 2017 - We all know ocean temperatures are increasing as a result of climate change. But what you may not know is that they are warming much faster than expected.

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27 Mar 2017 - Researchers at Germany’s Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) have compiled all available scientific data on marine litter in a single database, now accessible from the online port

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Calling teenagers who love the ocean - be the voice of the next generation!
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30/03/2017 - 08:00 to 17:00
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24 Mar 2017 - [UNDP Oceans Blog] The oceans sustain creatures we haven’t even discovered, but they also keep terrestrial life going.
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24 Mar 2017 - It’s an image nobody wants to see: the body of a majestic blue whale, lying limp over the bow of a massive cargo vessel, or washed up on a beach, fatally wounded from what’s

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22 Mar 2017 - More than 80 per cent of marine pollution comes from land-based activities.

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8 Mar 2017 - International Women’s Day 2017: Be Bold for Change! Protecting our Ocean and Biodiversity

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Dec 2016 - Dr Daniela Diz, MARINE BENEFITS project Research Fellow, Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law & Governance (SCELG), UK, shares insights into the negotiations and describes the highlights of the conference regarding marine biodiversity.

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25 Feb 2017 - Extensive interview with the Minister for Fisheries Semi Koroilavesau on the Preparatory Meeting at the United Nations Headquarters in New York in mid February 2017 for the United Nations Ocean Conference

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21 Feb 2017 - Meet the dedicated people standing up for the ocean's future – campaigning, raising awareness and encouraging others to save our marine environments.

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7 Feb 2017 - Millions of Indonesians depend on oceans to feed their families. Fishermen, ferryboat drivers, tour guides and freight workers. When the ocean suffers, so do lives.

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Malaysia

In March 2003, the Government of Sabah announced its approval of the proposed Tun Mustapha Park (TMP), a marine area covering 1.02 million hectares in the northern part of Sabah.

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Cuba

Playa Florida is a coastal village in the south of Cuba adjacent to one of the most delicate and rich marine eco-systems in the Caribbean.

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Albania

Turquoise waters. Rich underwater fauna and biodiversity. Ruins of sunken Greek, Roman and World War II ships.

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Boyan Slat, CEO of The Ocean Cleanup, is solving one of the biggest eco disasters of our time.

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Going green is easier than you think. There are little things you can do every day to help reduce greenhouse gases and make a less harmful impact on the environment.

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26/07/2016 - Elisa Morgera, Elsa Tsioumani and Daniela Diz, BENELEX 

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On June 22nd 2016, The Ocean Cleanup unveiled its Prototype in Scheveningen harbor, the Netherlands. 

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Plastic is a huge problem in the oceans, but engineers and research groups are working on how to deal with it. Hank describes some of the leading proposed solutions. 

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9 Dec 2015 - Watch how new cultivation techniques are helping crab and oyster farmers of Sindhudurg, Maharashtra increase their incomes, while conserving the rich biodiversity of the area

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Did you know that a staggering 250 million metric tons of plastic could make its way to the ocean in the next 10 years?

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Boyan Slat's story is not quite that of a 20-year-old Wunderkind who magically found a potential fix to a longstanding problem.

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On june 3rd, 19-year-old Boyan Slat unveiled the results of the feasibillity study, indicating that we can likely clean our oceans.

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The Dominican Republic is succeeding in eradicating lionfish from its waters by eating them...before they devour local species.

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This review provides an updated synthesis of the impacts of ocean acidification...
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18-year-old Boyan Slat combines environmentalism, entrepreneurism and technology to tackle global issues of sustainability.

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