Ocean Action Hub

21 Sept 2020 - Scientists say climate change and pollution could kill off the world’s coral reefs by 2100.

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23 Jan 2020 - UNDP has launched a new call to action, the Ocean Innovation Challenge (OIC) to accelerate progress on SDG14, seeking innovations that are transferable, replicable and scalable. The Challenge grants range from $50,000 to $250,000.

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The Ocean Sciences Meeting (OSM) is the flagship conference for the ocean sciences and the larger ocean-connected community.  As we approach the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Developme

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16/02/2020 - 09:30 to 21/02/2020 - 18:30
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27 Dec 2019 - BBC News - Scientists in the Seychelles have started the world's first large-scale coral reef restoration project to help stop the impact of rising sea temperatures.

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3 May 2019 - Low-cost acoustic tags attached to fishing nets are being trialled as part of a major new project to reduce marine litter and 'ghost fishing'.

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30 May 2018 - In line with SDG 14, development of Blue Economy sector must also promote social inclusion while ensuring environmental sustainability.

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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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29 Jan 2018 - China's Ministry of Transport is planning to establish a laboratory specializing in treating oil spills at sea, the first of its kind in the country, local media Science and

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

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18 Jan 2018 - A new program Ocean Solutions Accelerator aims to help advance startups in tech and conservation relating to the big blue. 

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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

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29/11/2017 - 08:30 to 01/12/2017 - 17:15
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22 Aug 2017 - Emerging evidence suggests that a certain sunblock component in many lotions that may help protect humans from developing skin cancer is a coral killer. Now, researchers have developed a biodegradable bead that can soak up the sunblock ingredient, oxybenzone, like a thirsty sea sponge.

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This article analyses the interplay between inter-State obligations to increase...
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UN Headquarters, Conference Room 8

Side Event organized by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. 

15 February, 18:15 - 19:30 EST

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15/02/2017 - 13:15 to 14:30
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UN Headquarters, Conference Room B

Hosted by Peace Boat

14 February, 18:15 - 19:30 EST

Event Date:
14/02/2017 - 03:15 to 14:30
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26 Jan 2017 - Using drones to map the topography of the Maldives allows local communities to gather evidence-based spatial data on climate change risks.

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04 Nov 2015 - This blog post analyses UNCLOS rules on marine technology transfer as a form of benefit-sharing, discusses challenges to their implementation and identifies opportunities for tackling them.

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