Ocean Action Hub

The 9th Equator Prize Award Ceremony honoured 15 winners in a gala event last evening in New York, coinciding with the Global Goals Week and the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly.

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This case study describes how Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort, an award-winning resort in Aruba, is leading the way by adopting a sustainable approach to tourism.

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The Ocean is the blue heart of our planet … This video opened the 4th International #OurOcean conference (Malta, 5-6 October 2

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The 2017 edition of the Our Ocean Conference – An Ocean for Life - builds on...
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Business Sweden in collaboration with the Monaco Chamber of Shipping welcome you to a sustainable shipping seminar.
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12/10/2017 - 14:30 to 20:00
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9 Oct 2017 - The World Bank approved over US$20 million to improve fisheries and marine resources management in the Seychelles.

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6 Oct 2017 - A global conference, Our Ocean, to better protect marine life has raised more than $7 billion and won commitments to protect huge swathes of the Earth's oceans.

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4 Oct 2017 - If plastic usage continues at current rates, our children’s children are going to be deprived of the chance to experience the ocean’s majestic wilderness that mankind has taken for granted for generations.

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The September 2017 edition is dedicated exclusively to Ocean related matters...
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28 Sep 2017 - Hurricane Irma – one of the strongest on record to hit the Caribbean – recently scoured the islands leaving catastrophic damage in its wake.

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20 Sep 2017 - The importance of oceans for sustainable development is of unparalleled significance to human life.

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The Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) 2017 provides a global platform for leadership companies and organizations to advance the development and implementation of industry-driven solutions to ocean sus

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29/11/2017 - 08:30 to 01/12/2017 - 17:15
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25 Sep 2017 - Most of the oceanic garbage is tiny, confetti-sized bits.

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This plan of action – for people, planet and prosperity – recognizes that...
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The Kuruwitu Conservation and Welfare Association is the first locally managed marine area in Kenya.

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11 Sep 2017 - The Equator Prize Award Ceremony on September 17, 2017 will honour 15 outstanding indigenous and local community initiatives from 12 countries, advancing local nature-based s

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The Equator Prize, organized by the Equator Initiative partnership, hosted by the 

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17/09/2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
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6 Sep 2017 - There are some people who have devoted their entire life to maintaining the ecological balance.

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5 Sep 2017 - The Cebu Provincial Board (PB) in the Philippines is calling for the continuous drive in protecting Tañon Strait against commercial fishing as Oceana reported 30 times the yie

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4 Sep 2017 - Plastic pollution in our seas is depressing – but there are imaginative moves afoot to address the problem.

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30 Aug 2017 - Robust measures are needed to tackle eutrophication, environmental toxins, littering and other threats against Sweden’s lakes, seas and coastlines.

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29 Aug 2017 - Plastic debris in the ocean is an emerging global environmental issue, with densities up to 580,000 pieces per square kilometer documented and high concentrations found along

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28 Aug 2017 - There are three main sources.

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25 Aug 2017 - We know very little about the deepest parts of the ocean – and are disturbing them faster than we’re learning about them, according a study published this week in Molecular Ecology.

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4th International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC 4) will be held in La Serena – Coquimbo, Chile from September 4th– 8th, 2017.

Event Date:
04/09/2017 - 08:30 to 08/09/2017 - 19:00
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24 Aug 2017 - The Caribbean is heavily dependent on tourism and other marine services, industries that the Inter Governmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPPC) last report indicate are expected to be heavily impacted by climate change.

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23 Aug 2017 - Portugal is next month to sign cooperation agreements with other Portuguese-language countries and with Mediterranean and North Atlantic countries on the oceans, covering applied research programmes, ocean clean-up and sustainable fishing, the minister for the sea, Ana Paula Vitorino, announced on Tuesday.

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Portugal organized the Oceans Meeting 2017, including a ministerial segment, in Lisbon on 7-8 September 20

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07/09/2017 - 12:00 to 08/09/2017 - 18:30
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22 Aug 2017 - Emerging evidence suggests that a certain sunblock component in many lotions that may help protect humans from developing skin cancer is a coral killer. Now, researchers have developed a biodegradable bead that can soak up the sunblock ingredient, oxybenzone, like a thirsty sea sponge.

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21 Aug 2017 - Up to 14,000 tons of sunscreen enter the world’s reefs annually, according to a 2015 paper published in the journal Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 

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