Ocean Action Hub

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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4 Apr 2018 - Plastics entering coastal waters both absorb and release cadmium, lead and other toxic metals. Scientists are now trying to determine the impact of metal-contaminated plastic on marine life and ocean ecosystems.

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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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29 Mar 2018 - A deposit scheme for bottles won’t make a scrap of difference. This stuff is in our food, our clothes – and in us.

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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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20 Mar 2018 - Scientists at the European Space Agency (ESA) are working on

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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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16 Mar 2018 - Better fisheries management could reverse spiraling population declines in roughly half of threatened ocean species caught unintentionally.

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15 Mar 2018 - Ocean acidification cut the growth of a coral reef on Australia's Great Barrier Reef by one-third, according to a study published Wednesday in Nature.

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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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14 Mar 2018 - Uncertainties around carbon emissions will make climate agreements tough to enforce. The answer floats in the seas.

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13 Mar 2018 - Further improvements in data-gathering technology could improve forecasting of extreme weather events.

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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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9 Mar 2018 - New commitment builds on Belize’s sustainable fishing and blue economy program.

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8 Mar 2018 - Female free divers spend their time exploring parts of the ocean most of us never see. Now, they're fighting to save it.

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In order to avoid disaster–and to ensure a sustainable supply of fish for the future–far more of our ocean needs urgent protection.

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6 Mar 2018 - Rising sea levels are threatening to put the Pacific island nation of Kiribati underwater, potentially turning its citizens into "climate refugees."

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5 Mar 2018 - Key areas of Tonga’s seabed approaching the harbor in Nuku’alofa, are currently being mapped by state-of-the-art multibeam sonar equipment chartered by the UK Hydrographic Off

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1 Mar 2018 - Hawaii’s legislature is taking action toward the U.S.’ first statewide prohibition on foam packaging, which is toxic to marine life.

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28 Feb 2018 - The almost 450,000 square miles encompass a stunning diversity of marine life, including hundreds of species found nowhere else.

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27 Feb 2018 - Researchers have developed a new statistical understanding of how turbulent flows called mesoscale eddies dissipate their energy, which could be helpful in creating better ocean and climate models.

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26 Feb 2017 - Global funding to revolutionise waste management in the world’s worst polluting countries could clean up ocean plastic by 77% by 2025.

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