Ocean Action Hub

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 safe 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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6 Dec 2018 - Ocean health is remaining relatively stable, but improvements are still needed to achieve a sustainable future.

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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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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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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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24 Oct 2018 - The European Parliament has voted for a complete ban on a range of single-use plastics across the union in a bid to stop pollution of the oceans.

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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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11 Oct 2018 - A new study examines how renewable energy, marine protected areas, carbon storage in marine plants, and other ocean-based solutions could help combat climate change and its effects on marine ecosystems.

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2 Oct 2018Recent research suggests that more can be done to grasp the effects of plastics and other refuse on sea turtles.

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7 Sep 2018 - They organized a Children’s Clean Ocean Summit at the United Nations in Vienna (titled The Last Whale) so they could decide for themselves what must be done and share their perspectives with the world.

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6 Sep 2018 - The World Bank launched the first in a series of bonds designed to raise awareness about the importance of ocean and water resources.

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31 Aug 2018 - Do these six pain-free things, and you’ll help reduce the impact plastic is having on oceans and other waterways around the world.

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30 Aug 2018 - There often are tiny bits of plastic in the fish and shellfish we eat. Scientists are racing to figure out what that means for our health.

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29 Aug 2018 - The portable Trashpresso is turning trash into building supplies.

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28 Aug 2018 - Consensus has been reached on a strategic plan for managing pollution in the region.

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27 Aug 2018 - Cigarette butts have long been the single most collected item on the world’s beaches, with a total of more than 60 million collected over 32 years.

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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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22 Aug 2018 - Did you know that the choices your local grocery store makes can have a global impact on the environment?

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20 Aug 2018 - New research suggests that millions of contact lenses may be ending up in U.S. water supplies each year, contributing to ocean pollution.

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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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14 Aug 2018 - Researchers believe that improving knowledge of how seagrasses are important for biodiversity, fisheries and our global carbon cycle in turn needs to be reflected with greater protection for these sensitive habitats.

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13 Aug 2018 - Atsuko Nozaki has been growing and selling oysters in Japan's Okayama Prefecture for 46 years and is now the face of the family aquaculture business.

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10 Aug 2018 - Indigenous peoples disproportionately face the brunt of climate change, which is fast becoming a leading driver of human displacement.

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9 Aug 2018 - By the end of the century, the ocean is predicted to become two-and-a-half times more acidic, which is bad news for sea life.

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8 Aug 2018 - Denim made from ocean-trash plastic? Recycled fishnets? Meet the wave of the future.

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6 Aug 2018 - A new study finds that only 13 percent of the ocean can be classified as “wilderness.” But what does this even mean?

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19 Jul 2018 - Sylvia Earle and Jessica Cramp share what inspires them and how everyone can help make a cleaner, bluer world.

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