Ocean Action Hub

21 May 2018 - Peter Thomson on how a sustainable blue economy will feed and support future generations.

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The policy brief provides reflections on the necessary policies that should be...
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10 May 2018 - I love working for islands, and not just because of their nature, people and weather. Islands are the canaries in the coal mine for how we treat our planet.

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7 May 2018 - The current state of Trinidad and Tobago’s waste management and disposal system is receiving immediate and in-depth attention to ensure that the detrimental impact on human health and the environment from waste is mitigated.

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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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30 Apr 2018 - UK-based retailer Waitrose has pledged £1 million to fight marine plastic pollution.

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26 Apr 2018 - It's easier than you think...

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24 April 2018 - 541 individual commitments include the provision of financial resources, with total financing amounting to approximately US$25.5 billion.

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Marine Spatial Planning summer school in Brest, France.

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03/09/2018 - 08:00 to 07/09/2018 - 18:00
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20 Apr 2018 - Earth Day is celebrated on 22 April since 1970.  This international day reminds us about the interdependence between natural ecosystems and human life.

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Join the free online course focusing on the Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) of the world to learn the concept and practice of ecosystem-based management.

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14/05/2018 - 09:00 to 22/06/2018 - 18:00
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18 Apr 2018 - The second meeting of the Sustainable Ocean Initiative (SOI) Global Dialogue with Regional Seas Organizations (RSOs) and Regional Fisheries Bodies (RFBs) on Accelerating Prog

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13 Apr 2018 - Jordan could become a model for other marine destinations.

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12 Apr 2018 - Sea Shepherd, an international non-profit focusing on marine conservation, has launched a new campaign to increase awareness of the overwhelming plastic pollution of the ocean.

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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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5 Apr 2018 - Niantic, Inc. and Playmob are teaming up to host the first ever Pokémon GO Earth Day Clean Up on April 22.

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3 Apr 2018 - Since 2002, about 800 tons of abandoned ocean gear has been burned and turned it into electricity — enough to power 350 homes in Hawaii for a year.

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2 Apr 2018 - Scientists from around the globe have come together to make mapping the entire ocean a reality by 2030.

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30 Mar 2018 - The four newly designated marine protected areas (MPAs) will cover an area of more than 920,000 square kilometers (355,200 square miles) in the Atlantic Ocean.

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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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27 Mar 2018 - With the goal of preserving and increasing the value generated by the world’s oceans, corporate, environmental, non-profit and other participants in the Economist World Ocean

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26 Mar 2018 - Malaysians will soon be the first to earn gold by recycling their plastic bottles and aluminum cans.

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23 Mar 2018 - The Government of Canada remains committed to increasing the portion of protected marine and coastal areas to 10% by 2020, to ensure a healthy and sustainable marine environment now and for future generations.

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22 Mar 2018 - Closed Loop Ocean initiative aims to invest and unlock significant capital on behalf of the public and private sectors in better waste and recycling infrastructure in Southeast Asia.

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21 Mar 2018 - ​A major new report for the UK Government has highlighted the huge economic potential presented by the world’s oceans.

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21 Mar 2018 - The Cabinet of Belize approved a proposal to reduce pollution via phasing out single-use plastic shopping bags, styrofoam and plastic food utensils by 22 April 2019.

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19 Mar 2018 - Investing time and effort in protecting the world’s oceans is key to shoring up the resilience of the global economy.

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The East Asian Seas (EAS) Congress celebrated 25 years of partnerships for healthy oceans, people and economies. 

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27/11/2018 - 09:00 to 30/11/2018 - 18:00
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12 Mar 2018 - The dark, high-pressure conditions of the ocean depths that once made research there impossible are now being explored with cutting-edge technology.

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