Ocean Action Hub
Peru

El planeta Tierra es azul. Por eso, para algunos, es un sinsentido que se llame Tierra; debería llamarse Océano.

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27 Mar 2017 - Researchers at Germany’s Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) have compiled all available scientific data on marine litter in a single database, now accessible from the online port

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Papua New Guinea

Kimbe Bay in Papua New Guinea’s island of New Britain holds an almost mythical status amongst divers.

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The inaugural edition of a newsletter by Co-Presidents containing information...
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8 Mar 2017 - International Women’s Day 2017: Be Bold for Change! Protecting our Ocean and Biodiversity

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27 Feb 2017 - Plastic is woven into the fabric of our lives. But for all the benefits it has given us, disposing of plastic products, particularly packaging, has become a major environmental issue.

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26 Feb 2017 – An unprecedented global campaign to eliminate major sources of marine litter within five years was launched this week by UN Environment, the United Nations agency formerly kn

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24 Feb 2017 - The launch brought together worldwide multi-stakeholder initiatives around a common action framework to implement the Paris Agreement to address climate change.

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22 Feb 2017 - By pulling plastics out of the ocean and recycling them in a commercially viable way, they hope to keep harmful micro plastics from troubling ocean waters.

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UN Environment's #CleanSeas initiative aims to eliminate single-use plastic bags and microplastics in cosmetic products by 2020. Pledge your commitment here!

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22 Feb 2017 - The most important lesson I’ve learned is that ocean conservation is not about fish. It’s about people.

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22 Feb 2017 - OCEAN UNITE - The Ocean is probably the biggest employer in the world, it provides half the oxygen we breathe, it has absorbed a quarter of our CO2 emissions and puts food on

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21 Feb 2017 - Meet the dedicated people standing up for the ocean's future – campaigning, raising awareness and encouraging others to save our marine environments.

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15 Feb 2017 - Some of the key participants in the upcoming Ocean Conference (5-9 June 2017) explain why it's happening now and the expected outcomes.

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7 Feb 2017 - Millions of Indonesians depend on oceans to feed their families. Fishermen, ferryboat drivers, tour guides and freight workers. When the ocean suffers, so do lives.

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Eight million tons. That’s a lot of plastic to swallow, and a lot of straws to bear even if you’re the world’s oceans (yes, who knew we use 300 million plastic straws a day?).

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