Ocean Action Hub

27 Apr 2020 - Project CORaiL uses artificial intelligence (AI) to monitor, characterize and analyze coral reef resiliency around Pangatalan Island in the Philippines.

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21 Jan 2020 - Turning sargassum seaweed into bioplastic and fish offal into fuel are among four industry startups to receive backing from UNDP.

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5 Dec 2019 - Vietnam generates large amounts of waste every day but there is growing awareness and entrepreneurship in zero-waste businesses as Vietnamese people, particularly youngsters,

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15 Nov 2019 - Adidas sustainability initiatives have shown the company’s deliberate strides towards creating a more circular economy

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28 Oct 2019 - Governments, businesses, organizations and research institutions made commitments toward improving marine health and productivity worth more than $63 billion.

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14 Oct 2019 - For all the obvious benefits of plastic (and packaging more generally), the industry can no longer hide the fact that it’s polluting our planet.

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11 Oct 2019 - Africa’s vision for the “Blue Economy” got a boost from African Development Bank Group (AfDB) this week, with the announcement of US $13.2 million in financing for fisheries and aquaculture in Malawi.

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9 Oct 2019 - Philanthropic capital has a key role to play in paving the way towards sustainable waste management and recycling supply chains and creating investible solutions at scale.

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8 Oct 2019 - All elements of society must work together to assure the continued survival of our oceans, and that includes corporate action.

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3 Oct 2019 - Floating boom finally retains debris from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, creator says.

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29 Aug 2019 - To prevent several millions tons of plastic from flushing into the ocean every year, engineers are paving roads with it.

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25 Jun 2019 - So far about 2,000 kg of broken rubber sandals have been recycled, turned into stylish handmade sandals by a group of women in southern Thailand. 

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12 Jun 2019 - While ocean plastic pollution is an enormous issue, experts believes that if governments, NGOs, consumers, and businesses team up, it can be solved in ten years.

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23 Apr 2019 - We need a new business model that shifts the industrial approach of "take, make, dispose" to a more circular approach, where products are recycled, upcycled and reused.

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19 Apr 2019 - Shampoo, lotion, deodorant: They all come swathed in plastic. But some companies are trying to change that.

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20 Mar 2019 - American multinational SC Johnson plans to launch a container made entirely of recycled plastic collected on the shores of Mexico and Haiti.

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21 Jan 2019 - Personal care brand Procter & Gamble has joined forces with several major companies to launch a new organisation to tackle plastic waste levels in the ocean.

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10 Jan 2019 - Iberostar Group is taking action to deliver measurable improvements by reducing plastic consumption, improving coastal health and promoting responsible seafood consumption.

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17 Dec 2018 - The circular economy is a system in which re-using and recycling is maximised and waste and negative impacts are minimized — a closed loop where as little as possible is thrown away.
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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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4 Dec 2018 - Online Hubs Will Enable Governments and Scientists to Make Targeted Improvements to Marine Environments.

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20 Nov 2018 - This paper examines some of the most innovative approaches to the...
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9 Nov 2018 - Investing in coral reefs to prevent their current rate of decline could net $37b for Indonesia, $35b for Mesoamerican Reef by 2030, case studies show

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30 Oct 2018 - Nestlé, the world’s biggest food company, and Tesco, the U.K.’s biggest supermarket chain, joined the Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI) at the Our Ocean Conference in Bali,

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

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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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2 Aug 2018 - A sustainable fashion brand has created a footwear range made from single-use plastics collected from the ocean floor.

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1 Aug 2018 - The GEF Humboldt project, implemented by the Government of Peru with UNDP support, promotes sustainable management of our ocean using an ecosystem management approach.

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