Ocean Action Hub

22 Oct 2019 - Our appetite for fish is wreaking havoc on aquatic populations worldwide. The solution is involving all levels of society, from consumers to policy makers.

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6 Sept 2019 - Ending overfishing would not only secure vital fish populations for the future, but constitutes a significant climate emergency action, according to the latest report.

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29 Jul 2019 - Overfishing and uneven implementation of international instruments for sustainable fisheries of concern, despite improvements in management.

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23 Jul 2019 - The Guardian - Latest list shows extinction now threatens a third of all assessed species, while overfishing has pushed two families of rays to the brink.

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3 Jul 2019 - The researchers propose that three particular indices could be monitored, using widely available catch and satellite data, to determine when ecosystem overfishing is occurring.

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28 June 2019 - Broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough has warned our waters are facing the biggest threat in their history, with industrial overfishing putting the entire ecosystem at risk.

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9 Apr 2019 - For centuries Cook Islanders have used traditional knowledge to read their environment and provide food for their families. And nature has provided.

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18 Feb 2019 - “The ocean is under threat from pollution and plastics, from overfishing and habitat loss, from acidification, which threatens all life on Earth.” - Cody Simpson, UNDP Ocean Advocate

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What happens when we catch more than the fish population can naturally replace? UNDP Ocean Advocate, Australian singer-songwriter Cody Simpson, explains the problems of overfishing.

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25 Aug 2017 - We know very little about the deepest parts of the ocean – and are disturbing them faster than we’re learning about them, according a study published this week in Molecular Ecology.

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12 July 2017 - New rules are urgently needed to protect life in the open seas, scientists have warned.

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#SaveOurOcean In 1950, the seas were abundant with fish, with 22 percent of the available stock being fished at a sustainable level ...
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Developed for The Ocean Conference by the Nippon Foundation-Nereus Program,...
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