Ocean Action Hub

11 Jun 2019 - This scientist couple created an airborne observatory to map tropical forests. Now they’re using it to identify threatened reefs.

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3 Mar 2019 - Conservation groups are turning to tech solutions to generate knowledge and make it accessible to others. The Spatial Monitoring and Reporting Tool (SMART) was developed to improve the performance of protected areas.

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31 Jan 2019 - The world has already lost half of all coral reefs. Young Champion of the Earth Gator Halpern and Coral Vita Reefs are building the world’s first commercial, land-based coral farm, to restore them.

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10 Jan 2018 - Scientists, tech developers and entrepreneurs are making a wealth of ocean data available on an open-source, digital platform for global public good.

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10 Oct 2018 - In an update to the Lighthouse Initiative for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and support in implementation and review of their nationally determined contributions, IRENA and other partners expand the focus to include geothermal energy and ocean energy.

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

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20 Jul 2018 - Blockchain is one of many ways innovation and technology is being harnessed for social good.
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This article analyses the interplay between inter-State obligations to increase...
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A case study: The Global Fishing Watch 2012-2016 view of transhipments May 2017...
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16 February 2017 - Scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution are developing an underwater robot that analyzes ocean chemistry and biology, discovering insights on the role the

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UN Headquarters, Conference Room 8

Side Event organized by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. 

15 February, 18:15 - 19:30 EST

Event Date:
15/02/2017 - 13:15 to 14:30
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UN Headquarters, Conference Room B

Hosted by Peace Boat

14 February, 18:15 - 19:30 EST

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14/02/2017 - 03:15 to 14:30
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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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16 December 2016 - FAO - FTT-Thiaroye ovens were introduced in 2014 in Côte d’Ivoire as a simple, but efficient alternative to traditional fish smoking.

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04 Nov 2015 - This blog post analyses UNCLOS rules on marine technology transfer as a form of benefit-sharing, discusses challenges to their implementation and identifies opportunities for tackling them.

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