Ocean Action Hub

14 Nov 2019 - MPAs can help protect marine and coastal biodiversity.

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12 Nov 2019 - The European Investment Bank (EIB) has launched its Blue Sustainable Ocean Strategy, pledging €2.5bn for building a sustainable blue economy.

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11 Nov 2019 - Costa Rica seeks to optimize the potential of a sustainable wild capture fisheries sector.

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Ocean Innovation Africa 2019 will gather the key regional players of the ocean economy and tech ecosystem to start shaping Africa’s first ocean impact hub.

Event Date:
27/11/2019 - 12:00 to 18:00
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29 Oct 2019 - Creating blue sukuk would present an opportunity for the Islamic finance industry to grow.

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28 Oct 2019 - Governments, businesses, organizations and research institutions made commitments toward improving marine health and productivity worth more than $63 billion.

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25 Oct 2019 - As a key variable in the fight against climate change, the world's oceans cannot be a mere afterthought on the global economic and environmental agenda.

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17 Oct 2019 - The economic potential of the oceans is expected to double from US$1.5 trillion in 2010 to US$3 trillion by 2030.

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11 Oct 2019 - Africa’s vision for the “Blue Economy” got a boost from African Development Bank Group (AfDB) this week, with the announcement of US $13.2 million in financing for fisheries and aquaculture in Malawi.

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8 Oct 2019 - All elements of society must work together to assure the continued survival of our oceans, and that includes corporate action.

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2 Oct 2019 - The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and UNDP signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to support governments in the creation of public policies to diversify their economies while ensuring inclusive growth and sustainable development.

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1 Oct 2019 - The science is clear — we need to take bold and decisive action now if we want to keep the ocean and planet healthy.

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27 Sept 2019 - 'Blue finance' aims to help raise funding for the responsible use of oceans.

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23 Sept 2019 - There is now overwhelming scientific evidence that the ocean can be a potent force in stabilizing the climate and building a secure future for everyone.

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13 Sept 2019 - Small island nations are calling for global help to cope with the climate crisis unfolding in their backyard, as their ability to respond is curtailed by lack of finance.

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12 Sept 2019 - The ocean’s health is in trouble. 

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3 Sept 2019 - Aquaculture is the world’s fastest-growing form of food production and is the source of half the world’s seafood.

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OCEANS 2019 Seattle conference is taking place from 27 to 31 October 2019.

Event Date:
27/10/2019 - 15:00 to 31/10/2019 - 16:30
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The World Ocean Summit will be held from 9 to 10 March 2020 in Tokyo, Japan.

Event Date:
09/03/2020 - 08:00 to 10/03/2020 - 21:30
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15 Aug 2019 - When developing a marine protection area, the genetics of species living within that area need to be taken into consideration. Tiny organisms can help make those decisions.

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14 Aug 2019 - Fish stocks are stable and reef health improving, in part thanks to Belize’s substantial ‘no-take’ zones. Now greater legislation is needed to secure progress.

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12 Aug 2019 - Saving reefs will require combining local and global efforts.

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28 June 2019 - Broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough has warned our waters are facing the biggest threat in their history, with industrial overfishing putting the entire ecosystem at risk.

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Africa Blue Economy Forum 2019 takes place from 25 to 26 June in Tunisia.

Event Date:
25/06/2019 - 09:00 to 26/06/2019 - 18:00
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12 Jun 2019 - While ocean plastic pollution is an enormous issue, experts believes that if governments, NGOs, consumers, and businesses team up, it can be solved in ten years.

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8 May 2019 - New approaches to the ocean are allowing production and protection to operate together.

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25 Apr 2019 - Chile plans to use this year’s UN climate talks to focus attention on the world’s most important carbon sponge – the oceans.

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22 Apr 2019 - The Danish island of Bornholm has an aging incinerator that will soon need replacement. Instead, the local government is adopting a totally new system.

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28 Mar 2019 - Researchers have determined how much human-made CO2 emissions the ocean took up between 1994 and 2007.

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The event highlights ocean-based science and engineering successes in the areas of resilience, adaptation, mitigation and sustainability and promote scalable solutions across human, climate and ecological dimensions.

Event Date:
01/04/2019 - 09:30 to 04/04/2019 - 11:30
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