Ocean Action Hub

31 Mar 2017 - Adrian Grenier, founder of Lonely Whale Foundation and actor, discusses his new Strawless Ocean initiative and why he's decided to make a positive impact on our oceans.

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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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29 Mar 2017 - Rothy's, a US fashion startup, are making women's shoes out of recycled plastic bottles.

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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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23 Mar 2017 - Balloon releases should be banned because they can entangle and choke wildlife to death, the Marine Conservation Society has said.

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

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21 Mar 2017 - Increased public awareness may herald a success for Kenya's latest ban on plastic bags that has seen abortive attempts in the past

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20 Mar 2017 - The sports shoes feature an upper made from recycled waste plastic recovered from the sea

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Papua New Guinea

Kimbe Bay in Papua New Guinea’s island of New Britain holds an almost mythical status amongst divers.

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20 Mar 2017 - Fish can quickly evolve to get more benefit from the protection offered by marine protected areas, according to research from the University of B.C.

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15 -17 Mar 2017 - Parties to the Cartagena Convention are meeting in French Guyana to discuss reducing marine pollution, ocean acidification

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9 Mar 2017 - New Zealand's involvement in the world's largest ocean science project has given the country access to information which little more than a decade ago was out of reach.

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7 Mar 2017 - Shared commitment to breeding endangered horseshoe crabs in captivity garnered praise from Education Minister during Parliamentary speech.

 

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6 Mar 2017 - More than €7m of EU funds is to be invested in projects to help protect the marine life and fisheries industry in Wales and Ireland.

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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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Launched at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos in January 2017...
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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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Eight million tons. That’s a lot of plastic to swallow, and a lot of straws to bear even if you’re the world’s oceans (yes, who knew we use 300 million plastic straws a day?).

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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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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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18-year-old Boyan Slat combines environmentalism, entrepreneurism and technology to tackle global issues of sustainability.

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