Ocean Action Hub

22 Jan 2018 - India is all set to have its own automated ocean pollution observation system this year which will help keep a tab on ocean pollution levels apart from offering insights on h

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Leaders from across the political, economic, environmental and risk sectors will gather in Bermuda (8-10 May 2018) for the first Ocean Risk Summit.

Event Date:
08/05/2018 - 14:30 to 10/05/2018 - 19:00
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31 Dec 2017 - In the past year, scientists exploring the world’s marine biodiversity and geology have found the deepest fish in the sea and drilled into a submerged ancient continent.

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6 Dec 2017 - Studying and understanding ocean science is key to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set out by the United Nations (UN) and to sustain the health of the world’s oceans.

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Brussels - "Implementing the UN 2030 Agenda: What role for marine science?"

Event Date:
06/12/2017 - 09:15 to 17:15
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4 Dec 2017 - Nine nations and the European Union have reached a deal to place the central Arctic Ocean (CAO) off-limits to commercial fishers for at least the next 16 years.

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13 Nov 2017 - Action on plastic bag use has been taken across the UK, for instance, the 5p plastic bag charge in England has cut the use of plastic bags by over 80 per cent, or over nine billion in just one year, and our microbead ban will be one of the toughest in the world.

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9 Nov 2017 - Shortly after the launch of Google Earth, a band of oceanographers led by legendary ocean researcher Sylvia Earle stomped into Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California.

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8 Nov 2017 - Model developed that allows fisheries to net enough to meet rising consumer demand while ensuring adequate income and replenishment of natural stocks.

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3 Nov 2017 - Timing of dredging is the key to helping preserve one of the world's most productive and important ecosystems—seagrass meadows.

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26 Oct 2017 - Climate change could lead to sea level rises that are larger, and happen more rapidly, than previously thought, according to a trio of new studies that reflect mounting conce

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25 Oct 2017 - The China-France Oceanography Satellite (CFOSAT) will improve forecasting of hurricanes and cyclones.

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23 Oct 2017 - All sea life will be affected because carbon dioxide emissions from modern society are making the oceans more acidic, a major new report will say.

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The Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) 2017 provides a global platform for leadership companies and organizations to advance the development and implementation of industry-driven solutions to ocean sus

Event Date:
29/11/2017 - 08:30 to 01/12/2017 - 17:15
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25 Aug 2017 - We know very little about the deepest parts of the ocean – and are disturbing them faster than we’re learning about them, according a study published this week in Molecular Ecology.

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14 Aug 2017 - The coral bleaching event that devastated reefs worldwide during the past three years is over for now, but as ocean temperatures continue to rise, bleaching is likely to continue on a regional level.

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11 Aug 2017 - It’s no fluke: Fish populations are on the move, chasing cooler marine temperatures. At Rutgers, scientists track their alarming migrations.

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8 Aug 2017 - A better map of the seabed could lead to the ability to warn people where a tsunami will be biggest, potentially saving lives, and better tsunami prediction models are just one reason for an exceedingly ambitious new effort, launched in June, to map the entire sea floor by 2030.

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3 Aug 2017 - Scientists have long known about the anomalous "

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28 July 2017 - A new study found that Caribbean staghorn corals (Acropora cervicornis) are benefiting from "coral gardening," the process of restoring coral populations by planting laborat

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19 July 2017 - An ancient underwater forest found south of Alabama's Gulf Shores in the Gulf of Mexico could provide a time capsule to a pre-human era on Earth.

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The Underwater Forest, a new documentary by Ben Raines produced by This is Alabama, details the discovery and exploration of an ancient cypress forest found sixty feet underwater in the Gulf of Mex

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13 July 2017 - New initiative covers a wide swathe of research interests, including climate, marine litter, ocean observation, food security, fisheries management, and ocean technology.

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10 July 2017 - A light in the dark places.

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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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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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28 Mar 2017 - FAO and Norwegian Government debut latest version of only research ship flying UN flag; World Bank US $40m. loan for sustainability of Peru’s artisanal and industrial fishing industry.
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9 Mar 2017 - New Zealand's involvement in the world's largest ocean science project has given the country access to information which little more than a decade ago was out of reach.

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