Ocean Action Hub

In this issue, read the following feature stories, as well as other related documents and reports, events and opportunities, on the ocean:

  1. SIDS take the “blue” route as 63-year record-high global CO2 emissions set to impact the oceans
  2. New report suggests that more destructive ocean waves are attributed to the oceans absorbing 90% of the planet's heat
  3. A 20% increase in observer coverage assisted by electronic monitoring (EM) programs can improve the sustainability of tuna fisheries
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G7 leaders recently announced that “our world must not only become net zero, but also nature positive, for the benefit of both people and the planet.”

Nature positive is a disruptive idea and it is a new business model based on regeneration, resilience and recirculation – not destruction and pollution.

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5 Feb 2020 - SDG Knowledge Hub - This new decade starts at a critical moment for the future of the Ocean.

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15 Feb 2019 - Report contains examples of successful water and/or ocean...
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4 Jun 2018 - The celebrated author Margaret Atwood has told a conference that humanity's future is linked to the survival of ocean ecosystems.

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18 Apr 2018 - The second meeting of the Sustainable Ocean Initiative (SOI) Global Dialogue with Regional Seas Organizations (RSOs) and Regional Fisheries Bodies (RFBs) on Accelerating Prog

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Co-hosted by the GEF Small Grants Programme, UNDP and UNEP.
Event Date:
09/06/2017 - 15:00
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20 Feb 2017 - THE ocean is changing — and not for the better.

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The Open Ocean Assessment provides a baseline review of issues linking human...
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This technical report is intended to provide a foundation for further case...
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