Ocean Action Hub

21 July 2017 - Costa Rica has ambitious and innovative plans to boost gains on the economic and social fronts while protecting the environment.

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6 July 2017 - In an indoor "Manchester-drizzle-simulating" rain room at the University of Leeds, and in a laundry lab in Plymouth, research is revealing the unexpected environmental cost of the very clothes on our backs.

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29 June 2017 - Modelling shows that ocean currents can concentrate slow-degrading debris in certain parts of the world’s oceans, leading to so-called ‘garbage patches’

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28 June 2017 - UN Environment and Think Beyond Plastic launch worldwide innovation challenge for university students to fight plastic in oceans.

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22 June 2017 - Rob Lang gives voice to marine life and what they really think about all that junk we've dumped in the ocean.

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19 June 2017 - Dell has begun shipping its XPS 13 in materials made in part from 

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LOOP www.loop.pe junto a B-Green y Hunter Douglas se unen para realizar la limpieza de la playa San Pedro el día sábado 27

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27/05/2017 - 08:00 to 13:00
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18 May 2017 - Prince Charles and John Kerry invite entrants to devise new ways to avoid plastic waste and make packaging recyclable.
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Indonesia

A social initiative driven by youth in Bali, Indonesia to say NO to plastic bags!

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Cape Verde

Monthly beach clean-ups in Sal island led to plans to establish a recycling facility. 

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Netherlands

A not-for-profit foundation based in the Netherlands, The Ocean Cleanup develops advanced technologies to rid the world’s ocean of plastic.

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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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11 Apr 2017 - The British Plastics Federation (BPF) and PlasticsEurope are collaborating with the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) on a new project for schools aiming to highlight the imp

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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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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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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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7 Mar 2017 - Half of the plastic clogging oceans were used only once, says UN resident coordinator Douglas Broderick.

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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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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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