Ocean Action Hub

8 May 2017 - A new centre for ocean restoration, awareness and learning (CORAL) has opened on Praslin, the second-most populated island of Seychelles.

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5 May 2017 - Getting involved is easy. There are hundreds of events taking place all over the world - just pick your favourite and get stuck in!
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4 May 2017 - Preparations are underway for the high-level UN Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14, co-hosted by the governments of Fiji and Swe

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4 May 2017 - Over the last two years, MPAs have also taken center stage in international fora reflecting on progress towards these agreed global goals.

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3 May 2017 - Imagine a planet where 90% of the habitable space is unexplored, where launching expeditions into that uncharted territory almost always yields new species and insights, and w

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2 May 2017 - There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050, environmentalists have warned.

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28 Apr 2017 - The fate of the world’s marine life today - including the threatened bluefin tuna - is in all our hands

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On Africa’s west coast the ocean is hearth and home, but climate changes are resulting in rising sea levels, degraded fish stocks, coastal degradation and more.
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26 Apr 2017 - Flip-flops, one of the most ubiquitous types of ocean pollution globally, are being recycled into colourful artwork by a Kenyan company to raise awareness.

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26 Apr 2017 - For Sri Lanka, heavily economically dependent on the ocean, UN initiatives relating to the ocean and climate change are of particular importance.

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24 Apr 2017 - Just in time for Earth Day 2017, Adidas has taken further steps towards helping to end plastic pollution by releasing three new sneaker models woven from marine plastic debris.

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24 Apr 2017 - UNDP OCEAN BLOG SERIES - Local communities are at the forefront of marine resources management.

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22 Apr 2017 - UNOPS and We Are The Oceans (WATO) will work together in support of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14.

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21 Apr 2017 - As the sky turned to ink on Monday, seven men and women waited with bated breath at a secluded island off Singapore's southern coast to witness a once-a-year spectacle - an o

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Film sur les écosystèmes marins inconnus en Mauritanie : hotspots de biodiversité pélagique, sanctuaires de baleines, récifs de coraux d’eau froide, cold seeps et canyons. 

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The Smithsonian Channel aired the film at 8pm & 11pm ET/PT on Earth Day, April 22.

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22/04/2017 - 20:00 to 23:00
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18 Apr 2017 - A five-day regional training workshop on Coastline Mapping using Satellite Imagery was launched yesterday at the Mauritius Oceanography Institute (MOI) in Albion.

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17 Apr 2017 - More people than ever are coming to see the reef and those who make a living showing it off want the world to know it’s still a natural wonder. But they worry about its future, and that of their 64,000-strong industry.

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13 Apr 2017 Watamu, Kenya (CNN) The shores of Watamu on the Kenyan coast should be pristine. They're not.

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6 Apr 2017 - Protecting the Fiordland Marine Area in New Zealand has advanced significantly with the approval of its Regional Pathway Management Plan.

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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 - 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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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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28 Feb 2017 - Devastating coral bleaching almost certain to increase significantly in coming months, for 4th year running.

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28 Feb 2017 - Southeast Alaska Tribal Ocean Research is looking into the impact of ocean acidification in the region.

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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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16 Feb 2017 - For a lawn that helps the environment — and doesn’t need to be mowed — look to the ocean.

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

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