Ocean Action Hub

13 Dec 2018 - ​I was almost giving up as it's a little difficult researching on phone but the thought of what my little effort would do to safe marine life has kept me going.

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10 Dec 2018 - How can new and scaled up investments in coastal areas build the resilience of countries and communities and increase their capacity to cope with climate change?

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5 Dec 2018 - The world’s biggest beverage companies are joining efforts to tackle a global plastic waste problem.

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4 Dec 2018 - Online Hubs Will Enable Governments and Scientists to Make Targeted Improvements to Marine Environments.

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30 Nov 2018 - How can Maldives source the finance it needs to meet the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and what opportunities are offered by new innovative financing models?

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20 Nov 2018 - This paper examines some of the most innovative approaches to the...
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19 Nov 2018 - CITES and UNDP, working in partnership to facilitate the global celebration of the UN World Wildlife Day 2019 (March 3), announced today the theme of the day as-  'Life below water: for people and planet'.

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13 Nov 2018 - Vince joined UNDP Ocean Action Hub’s global campaign to #respect and help #SaveOurOcean in September 2018. He shares his story from the campaign.

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1 Nov 2018 - Traditional knowledge and cultural heritage bring unique perspectives.

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When we come together, great things happen. There is a unique power when two or more people gather to achieve a common goal. The key word is interdependence.

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24 Oct 2018 - Cora Ball’s solution is built to be elegant and prevent us from ultimately "eating our fleece, our yoga pants and our gym clothes."

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19 Oct 2018 - Despite the pretty postcards of blue lagoons and white sand beaches it's a country for which many of the SDGs are extremely urgent.

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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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17 Aug 2018 - Healthy fisheries may be the key to feeding ten billion people-if they're managed correctly.

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13 Aug 2018 - Atsuko Nozaki has been growing and selling oysters in Japan's Okayama Prefecture for 46 years and is now the face of the family aquaculture business.

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10 Aug 2018 - Indigenous peoples disproportionately face the brunt of climate change, which is fast becoming a leading driver of human displacement.

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8 Aug 2018 - Denim made from ocean-trash plastic? Recycled fishnets? Meet the wave of the future.

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7 Aug 2018 - UNCTAD - The subsidies that do harm to fisheries, and which have underpinned the dramatic decrease of fish stocks in the last 40 years, must be withdrawn by 2020.

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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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12 Jul 2018 - The ocean contributes $1.5 trillion annually to the global economy and assures the livelihood of 10-12 percent of the world’s population. But there’s another reason to protect marine ecosystems—they’re crucial for curbing climate change.

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6 Jul 2018 - Fisherman in India’s southern state of Kerala are taking on the battle to cut the level of plastic waste in the oceans.

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25 Jun 2018 - Eight nations, including India, around the Bay of Bengal were brought tog

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22 Jun 2018 - Federal government of Canada and 14 First Nations agree to framework to allow co-management of marine ecosystems.

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20 Jun 2018 - This year’s World Oceans Day, observed annually on 8 June, featured the release of publications and the launch of campaigns to tackle plastic pollution.

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19 Jun 2018 - Volvo has become one of the first car manufacturers to take up the issue of plastic pollution.

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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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8 Jun 2018 - In celebration of World Oceans Day, a global campaign is being launched by UNDP and partners to invite people from all walks of life, to volunteer to take action.

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11 Jun 2018 - The journey of plastic to the ocean is marked by opportunities to change course.

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6 Jun 2018 - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that there would be more plastic than fish by 2050 if the present trends continue.

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6 Jun 2018 - India’s Prime Minister has pledged to eliminate all single-use plastic in the country by 2022 with an immediate ban in urban Delhi.

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