Ocean Action Hub

6 Dec 2018 - Ocean health is remaining relatively stable, but improvements are still needed to achieve a sustainable future.

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11 Oct 2018 - A new study examines how renewable energy, marine protected areas, carbon storage in marine plants, and other ocean-based solutions could help combat climate change and its effects on marine ecosystems.

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10 Oct 2018 - In an update to the Lighthouse Initiative for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and support in implementation and review of their nationally determined contributions, IRENA and other partners expand the focus to include geothermal energy and ocean energy.

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4 Oct 2018 - The Guardian - International agreement will protect vast areas of sea that have opened up as the ice melts.
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2 Oct 2018Recent research suggests that more can be done to grasp the effects of plastics and other refuse on sea turtles.

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24 Aug 2018 - Scientists have cataloged over 30 ways that the sea supports human well-being, including providing a source of nutrition, supplying raw materials and supporting recreational activities.

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15 Aug 2018 - Multiple, overlapping factors can mean big differences in flood risk.

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9 Aug 2018 - By the end of the century, the ocean is predicted to become two-and-a-half times more acidic, which is bad news for sea life.

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6 Aug 2018 - A new study finds that only 13 percent of the ocean can be classified as “wilderness.” But what does this even mean?

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3 Aug 2018 - Scientists find that sea grasses may have limited scope in offsetting ocean acidification. To protect our ocean, we still need to transform our energy system.

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BANGKOK, THAILAND

1 AUG 2018 TO 3 AUG 2018

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01/08/2018 - 08:45 to 03/08/2018 - 17:45
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31 Jul 2018 - This technical brief presents a summary of scientific experiments...
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19 Jul 2018 - Sylvia Earle and Jessica Cramp share what inspires them and how everyone can help make a cleaner, bluer world.

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13 Jul 2018 - A one-stop shop for ocean literacy sharing existing global ocean...
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2 Jul 2018 - Turning the 4,000 live-aboard yachts around the world into a research fleet.
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26 Jun 2018 - One of the finalists in the 3M Young Scientist Challenge, Anna Du’s robot is designed to use infrared light to help us understand just how badly our oceans are being ruined with trash.

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19 Jun 2018 - How citizen science informed a new study that revealed the extent of microplastic and microfiber pollution in marine ecosystems.

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4 Jun 2018 - The celebrated author Margaret Atwood has told a conference that humanity's future is linked to the survival of ocean ecosystems.

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31 May 2018 - New software targets the most abundant fishing grounds and reduces catch of unwanted or protected species using satellite data, maps and observations.

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Marine Spatial Planning summer school in Brest, France.

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03/09/2018 - 08:00 to 07/09/2018 - 18:00
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18 Apr 2018 - Warming events prompt scientists to look at ecological, genetic, and engineering interventions.

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10 Apr 2018 - The Southwest Madagascar Coastal Current has been a missing piece in scientists’ understanding of the waterways in the region.

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9 Apr 2018 - The UK has officially joined the Coral Reef Life Declaration, committing to safeguarding coral reefs.

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

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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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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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