Ocean Action Hub

20 Jun 2019 - Costa Rica leads the world in the protection of its ocean and sea life, and more women are becoming involved in sustainably managing its fisheries.

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12 Feb 2019 - How conservation efforts such as this GEF project provide income-generating opportunities to local communities in the Caribbean.

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30 Jan 2019 - Efforts to support Timorese women fishers to participate in decisions about small-scale fisheries, including through the landmark Women Fishers’ Forum, are showing promise.

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29 Jan 2019 - People living close to the country’s shoreline are reliant on agriculture and fishing for their livelihoods. Rising sea level and increase in the frequency and intensity of tropical cyclones are raising the incidences of flooding, salinity intrusion and erosion.

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2 Jan 2019 - Diving tours run by former fishermen have lifted the villagers out of poverty and given new protection to overfished marine life.

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29 Nov 2018 - UN FAO - Promoting a sustainable blue economy to support livelihoods in Kenya

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27 Nov 2018 - Women make up only 2% of the maritime workforce according to the ITF union. See how UNDP works to increase the number of women in the maritime sector.
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16 Oct 2018 - New York Times - A conservation organization tries to persuade local residents to help return the trapped reptiles to the ocean, rather than sell their meat and shells for a living.

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13 Sept 2018 - The GEF - Seeing a lionfish while diving in the Caribbean is a cause for mixed emotions.  On the one hand, one marvels at the exquisite beauty of the fishes’ flowery fins an

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23 Aug 2018 - Bashiru Brima makes bags, mats and hats out of plastic refuse, while teaching his community in Sierre Leone to reclaim waste.
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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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18 Jul 2018 - Meet the fearless women of Rodrigues that protect octopuses through responsible fishing Source: CNN
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11 Jul 2018 - The story of a Sri Lankan snorkeler and how her passion to protect the ocean has become her livelihood.
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10 July 2018 - A unique overview of the implications of climate change for...
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9 Jul 2018 - How young scuba divers in coastal Maharashtra, India, are bridging the divide between conservation and livelihoods.
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Webcast side events include Blue Growth, aquaculture, livelihoods and SDG14.

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09/07/2018 - 09:00 to 13/07/2018 - 18:00
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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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26 Apr 2017 - For Sri Lanka, heavily economically dependent on the ocean, UN initiatives relating to the ocean and climate change are of particular importance.

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22 Feb 2017 - The most important lesson I’ve learned is that ocean conservation is not about fish. It’s about people.

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15 Nov 2016 - How can local communities conserve biodiversity and earn sustainable livelihoods?

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15 Nov 2016 - Stitching Change: A training centre in India’s Andhra Pradesh is helping coastal women fisherfolk build alternate livelihoods.

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ICES Journal of Marine Science 66: 6–15 Planning, implementing, and managing...
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