Ocean Action Hub
28 Dec 2018 - In 2018 the United Nations began negotiations for a new treaty to protect high seas wildlife, paving the way for marine protected areas.
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27 Dec 2018 - The oceans might also contain the solution to this massive problem.

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17 Dec 2018 - The circular economy is a system in which re-using and recycling is maximised and waste and negative impacts are minimized — a closed loop where as little as possible is thrown away.
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5 Dec 2018 - The world’s biggest beverage companies are joining efforts to tackle a global plastic waste problem.

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12 Nov 2018 - The IMO's plan aims to enhance existing regulations and introduce new supporting measures to reduce marine plastic litter from ships.

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13 Nov 2018 - Scientific American - Tons of dumped nets and other fishing equipment are strangling animals and habitats.

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26 Oct 2018 - Guatemala has announced a commitment to reduce plastic pollution in the ocean as part of UN Environment's Clean Seas Campaign. 

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25 Oct 2018 - The world is waking up to a crisis of ocean plastic—NatGeo is tracking the developments and solutions as they happen.

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23 Oct 2018 - BBC NEWS - Doyinsola Ogunye, along with around 20 volunteer children, vigorously combs a sandy shore in the Nigerian coastal city of Lagos, unearthing deeply embedded litter

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19 Oct 2018 - Despite the pretty postcards of blue lagoons and white sand beaches it's a country for which many of the SDGs are extremely urgent.

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16 Oct 2018 - New York Times - A conservation organization tries to persuade local residents to help return the trapped reptiles to the ocean, rather than sell their meat and shells for a living.

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12 Oct 2018 - Empower is aiming to open a plastic recycling collection point in Bali, Indonesia in time for the Our Ocean conference that will be attended by global world leaders at the end of October. 

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3 Oct 2018 - One Indonesian inventor has found a unique solution to the problem of plastic food packaging.

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19 Sept 2018 - Canada plans to take the accord to the United Nations General Assembly, says the federal environment minister.

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16 Sept 2018 - UNDP's Ahmed Shifaz writes about how plastic is drowning the ocean and beaches of Maldives and what we can do about it.
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14 Sept 2018 - The WEF has challenged scientists, designers and other innovators to radically rethink how we make, use and reuse plastics.
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12 Sept 2018 - Could drinking beverages from a reusable plastic cup play a crucial role in building more sustainable cities and help promote a circular economy?

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11 Sept 2018 - The Badge curriculum will first focus on youth groups and schools in Kenya, reaching an estimated 50,000 young people.

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5 Sept 2018 - RanMarine Technology has developed the WasteShark, an aquadrone that can “suck up” garbage from the water.

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31 Aug 2018 - Do these six pain-free things, and you’ll help reduce the impact plastic is having on oceans and other waterways around the world.

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30 Aug 2018 - There often are tiny bits of plastic in the fish and shellfish we eat. Scientists are racing to figure out what that means for our health.

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22 Aug 2018 - Did you know that the choices your local grocery store makes can have a global impact on the environment?

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2 Aug 2018 - A sustainable fashion brand has created a footwear range made from single-use plastics collected from the ocean floor.

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29 Jul 2018 - The company also said it would stop using "virgin" plastic in its offices, shops, warehouses and distribution centers, saving an estimated 40 tons of plastic per year.

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6 Jul 2018 - Fisherman in India’s southern state of Kerala are taking on the battle to cut the level of plastic waste in the oceans.

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3 Jul 2018 - Seattle is believed to be the first major U.S. city to ban single-use plastic straws and utensils in food service, according to Seattle Public Utilities.

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2 Jul 2018 - Approximately 40% of the world’s 7.6 billion people live within 62 miles (100km) of an ocean coast. For the other 60%, some of whom may never have even seen an ocean, the seas still play a vital role in their lives.

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28 Jun 2018 - In a bid to protect the precious “blue Pacific” the Samoan government will ban all single-use plastic bags and straws by January next year.

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27 June 2018 - In a country of more than 17000 islands, seaweed might be the ideal raw material for a bio-plastics revolution.

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26 Jun 2018 - All-female crew sets out to investigate the world's largest accumulation of marine plastic.

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