Ocean Action Hub

12 June 2017 - The United Nations Ocean Conference drew to a close with a joint “call to action” issued by member states after a

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12 June 2017 - The Ocean Conference (5-9 June) co-hosted by the Governments of Fiji and Sweden brought an unprecedented show of global unity around the need to tackle the crisis in the oce

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“The struggle of poor and vulnerable communities against poverty, biodiversity...
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The health of the world’s oceans is under threat, with 40 percent heavily affected by human activity, including pollution, over-fishing and loss of coastal habitats.

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The Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis (TDA) and Strategic Action Programme (SAP...
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A principios del siglo XIX Sudamérica era el centro de una corriente que movilizaba a muchas  personas con ideales de libertad, integración e independencia.

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1 June 2017 - A healthy ocean will benefit global sustainable development in a number of ways, finds a new report published today by the Nippon Foundation-Nereus Program.

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Document that describes the process to gather the voluntary commitments from...
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1 Jun 2017 - Brazilian marine biologist and documentarist Ricardo Gomes is shedding a light on the iconic Guanabara Bay in his new documentary Urban Bay (Baía Urbana).

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24 May 2017 - In the run up to the Ocean Conference in June, this blog series explores issues related to oceans, seas, marine resources and the implementation of SDG 14: Life below water.
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15 May 2017 - A revolution in thinking is needed to protect this vital commons.

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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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Madagascar se met en marche pour l'atteinte de l'ODD 14 avec l'organisation d'une série de consultations nationales avec les parties prenantes.

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05/05/2017 - 02:00 to 12/05/2017 - 10:00
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5 May 2017 - Getting involved is easy. There are hundreds of events taking place all over the world - just pick your favourite and get stuck in!
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4 May 2017 - Preparations are underway for the high-level UN Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14, co-hosted by the governments of Fiji and Swe

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4 May 2017 - Over the last two years, MPAs have also taken center stage in international fora reflecting on progress towards these agreed global goals.

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3 May 2017 - Imagine a planet where 90% of the habitable space is unexplored, where launching expeditions into that uncharted territory almost always yields new species and insights, and w

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The Country Office of UNDP in the Dominican Republic is committed to supporting the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources in the Ocean National Consultation.

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Workshop to raise awareness about SDG14; provide an update on the Ocean Conference and Fiji’s preparations and agree on the process for the creation of Fiji’s Voluntary Commitments.

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02/05/2017 - 08:30 to 17:00
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28 Apr 2017 - The fate of the world’s marine life today - including the threatened bluefin tuna - is in all our hands

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On Africa’s west coast the ocean is hearth and home, but climate changes are resulting in rising sea levels, degraded fish stocks, coastal degradation and more.
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26 Apr 2017 - For Sri Lanka, heavily economically dependent on the ocean, UN initiatives relating to the ocean and climate change are of particular importance.

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Film sur les écosystèmes marins inconnus en Mauritanie : hotspots de biodiversité pélagique, sanctuaires de baleines, récifs de coraux d’eau froide, cold seeps et canyons. 

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19 Apr 2017 - As many countries turn inward, it is more important than ever to tackle critical challenges that are beyond the reach of any single state and which compel us to work together.

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18 Apr 2017 - A five-day regional training workshop on Coastline Mapping using Satellite Imagery was launched yesterday at the Mauritius Oceanography Institute (MOI) in Albion.

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3 Apr 2017 - International NGO RARE is making its mark in promoting sustainable fishing through local fisheries management in the Philippines.

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30 Mar 2017 - A first of its kind project will provide African fishers with a benchmark for sustainable octopus fishing Government representatives, fisheries managers, private sector repre

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24 Mar 2017 - [UNDP Oceans Blog] The oceans sustain creatures we haven’t even discovered, but they also keep terrestrial life going.
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27 Feb 2017 - It's estimated that US$30 billion a year is spent on fisheries subsidies globally, 60% of which directly encourages unsustainable, destructive and even illegal practices.

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