Ocean Action Hub

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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5 Mar 2018 - Key areas of Tonga’s seabed approaching the harbor in Nuku’alofa, are currently being mapped by state-of-the-art multibeam sonar equipment chartered by the UK Hydrographic Off

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27 Feb 2018 - Researchers have developed a new statistical understanding of how turbulent flows called mesoscale eddies dissipate their energy, which could be helpful in creating better ocean and climate models.

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22 Feb 2018 - The Nippon Foundation Chairman Yohei Sasakawa announced at a press conference today that The Nippon Foundation – GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project is now operational.

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20 Feb 2018 - Thirteen universities and not-for-profit research organizations will share nearly $2.7 million in funding to look closely at the impact of contaminants on fish, marine mammals and other aquatic species.

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31 Jan 2018 - An onslaught of bottles, bags and other litter makes reefs 20 times more likely to get sick. Scientists are scrambling to learn why.

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30 Jan 2018 - Coral reefs are critically important to the world but despite the ongoing efforts of scientists and campaigners, these stunningly beautiful ecosystems still face a 

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26 Jan 2018 - Plastic is one of the biggest threats to the future of coral reefs after ocean warming, say scientists.

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25 Jan 2018 - Australian research body CSIRO announced that its research partnership with

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