Ocean Action Hub

2 Mar 2017 - Recycling plastic represents as much as $120 billion in annual revenues; some tech companies are trying to seize that opportunity.

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Briefing on the main obligations and functioning of the multilateral legal framework applicable to fisheries and The Ocean Conference process. Register by 16 March >

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20/02/2017 - 10:00 to 13:00
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Seeks to discuss policy and regulatory options for advancing the implementation of trade in fish related targets under SDG14.Register before 16 March >

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20/03/2017 - 05:15 to 22/03/2017 - 13:15
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27 Feb 2017 - Report offers vision for a global economy in which plastics never become waste, and a blueprint for the systemic change and collaboration needed to realize that vision.

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23 Feb 2017 - Computer firm Dell has achieved a new first for the technology industry, after converting waste plastic found on beaches and in waterways into new packaging for one of its la

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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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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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Fish is an invaluable resource for food security, export and income generation.

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Focus: How to finance a sustainable ocean economy. Organized by The Economist.

Event Date:
22/02/2017 - 03:45 to 24/02/2017 - 12:45
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16 February 2017 - The WOC, International Chamber of Commerce and UN Global Compact are working together to ensure private sector input to the Ocean Conference. 

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15 February 2017 - JOSÉ MARÍA FIGUERES, ET AL call on government, business and citizens to unite and take action to save marine ecosystems.

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15 February 2017 - In February 2017, the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI) and TMG–Think T

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13 February 2016 - Plastic cotton buds are one of the most common types of litter found on Britain's beaches

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8 February 2017 - Speakers at a seminar today observed that the government must take an initiative to conduct detailed surveys and proper documentation for exploiting maximum benefits by u

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UN Headquarters, Conference Room 11

Side event hosted by the World Ocean Council (WOC), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and UN Global Compact (UN GC)

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14/02/2017 - 08:30 to 09:30
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This report is intended solely as an informational resource for those...
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26 Jan 2017 - Using drones to map the topography of the Maldives allows local communities to gather evidence-based spatial data on climate change risks.

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20 January 2017 - The World Economic Forum (WEF) and University of California Santa Barbara’s Marine Science Institute have announced a partnership to improve the health of the world’s oce

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This report presents a compelling opportunity to increase the system...
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