Ocean Action Hub

13 Mar 2019 - Make sure wherever you buy fish you ask the seller where it's is from and who caught it. If they don’t know, tell them: retailers need to know their sources.

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7 Mar 2019 - Peter Thomson said, “A WTO agreement on fisheries subsidies must be achieved by the end of 2019. Only then can we meet the deadline for SDG 14.6.

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15 Feb 2019 - The paper aims to develop an improved methodology to understand the contribution of aquaculture and fisheries to GDP.

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25 Dec 2018 - In November, Costa Rica became the first country in the world to launch a National Action Plan for sustainable fisheries of large pelagic species

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18 Sept 2018 - In the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, fishing communities using cheap technology have taken matters into their own hands.
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10 Sept 2018 - The Nordic countries have led the way in utilising as much of the fishing catch as possible, and innovation across the region is now ensuring that, instead of being thrown a

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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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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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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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26 Jul 2018 - WTO members in the Negotiating Group on Rules exchanged views and information on disciplines to prohibit subsidies to illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

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17/07/2018 - 09:15 to 28/07/2018 - 17:15
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10 July 2018 - A unique overview of the implications of climate change for...
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9 July 2018 - Presents UN FAO’s official world fishery and aquaculture...
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25 Jun 2018 - Eight nations, including India, around the Bay of Bengal were brought tog

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31 May 2018 - New software targets the most abundant fishing grounds and reduces catch of unwanted or protected species using satellite data, maps and observations.

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18 May 2018 - A wide consortium of global tuna buyers, NGOs, and fishing industry associations have issued a call to regional fishery management organizations that they adopt more stringen

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3 May 2018 - From artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to CCTV and big data – computer scientists at the University of East Anglia are part of an international effort to make the fishing industry more sustainable.

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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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16 Mar 2018 - Better fisheries management could reverse spiraling population declines in roughly half of threatened ocean species caught unintentionally.

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India
Fishermen along India’s western coast are now using square mesh nets and practicing sustainable marine fishing. It is earning them higher incomes, protecting marine biodiversity and paving the way for policy change in one of the country’s most important fishing coastlines.
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16 Nov 2017 - Just one year after launching the world’s first National Fisheries Platform, with GCP support, Costa Rica is making important headway towards creating a sustainable long-line

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8 Nov 2017 - Model developed that allows fisheries to net enough to meet rising consumer demand while ensuring adequate income and replenishment of natural stocks.

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31 Oct 2017 - The Philippines is partnering with the conservation group Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) to reform fishery management policy and is investing in enforcement, the government

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13 Oct 2017 - The most sustainable fisheries are now also becoming the more profitable, according to a new report on the performance of the EU’s fishing fleet.

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The 2017 edition of the Our Ocean Conference – An Ocean for Life - builds on...
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9 Oct 2017 - The World Bank approved over US$20 million to improve fisheries and marine resources management in the Seychelles.

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17 Aug 2017 - Elimination of government subsidies deemed harmful by the World Trade Organization will be high on the agenda at an upcoming meeting of WTO member states in Argentina.

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15 Aug 2017 - Covering 70 percent of Earth's surface, the world's oceans are vast and deep. So vast, in fact, that nearly every coastal country has the potential to meet its own domestic seafood needs through aquaculture.

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2 Aug 2017 - More than half of the world’s oceans belong to no one, which often makes their riches ripe for plunder.

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Kenya

The Kuruwitu Conservation & Welfare Association (KCWA) is one of the Equator Prize Winners 2017. Here's why.

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21 June 2017 - Mauritius will host the first Meeting of the Compliance Committee of the Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement (SIOFA) and the 4th Meeting of the Parties from 23 to 30 J

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