Ocean Action Hub

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

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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.

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01/04/2019 - 09:30 to 04/04/2019 - 11:30
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12 Mar 2019 - Published by UNDP Maldives, the magazine focuses on the...
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On 8 June every year, World Oceans Day provides a unique opportunity to honor, help protect, and conserve our world’s shared ocean. Register your event here.
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08/06/2019 - 08:00 to 20:00
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The second session of the Intergovernmental Conference (IGC) on an international legally binding instrument under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) on the conservation and sustainabl

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25/03/2019 - 09:00 to 05/04/2019 - 18:00
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22 Jan 2019 - Santiago de Chile, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) Chile has from Tuesday the southernmost protected area on the continent, in Magallanes and Chilean Antarctica, after the establishme

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21 Jan 2019 - Personal care brand Procter & Gamble has joined forces with several major companies to launch a new organisation to tackle plastic waste levels in the ocean.

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10 Jan 2019 - Iberostar Group is taking action to deliver measurable improvements by reducing plastic consumption, improving coastal health and promoting responsible seafood consumption.

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4 Jan 2019 - Barbara Neumann and Sebastian Unger argue in 'Science' that commitments by governments and NGOs raise awareness, promote engagement, and catalyze political will for action.

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25 Dec 2018 - In November, Costa Rica became the first country in the world to launch a National Action Plan for sustainable fisheries of large pelagic species

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At the Annual Sessions, representatives from member States of the Authority meet, discuss and formulate the work of the International Seabed Authority and its Secretariat.

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25/02/2019 - 08:00 to 01/03/2019 - 18:00
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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 save 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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