Ocean Action Hub

31 Jul 2019 - An inaugural female-led beach clean-up exercise has helped raise awareness of the problem that marine litter poses to the environment.

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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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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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13 Jun 2019 - SDG 14 and the health of our planet is substantially less likely to be attained if 50% of the population who can help achieve these goals are ignored.

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11 Jun 2019 - This World Oceans Day, UNESCO highlights the contribution of women scientists to a healthy ocean.

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10 Jun 2019 - Women are engaged in all aspects of interaction with our ocean, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level, the head of the United Nations cultural agenc

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15 Mar 2019 - UN Environment's new report argues that sustainable and integrated marine and coastal ecosystem management requires gender sensitive and gender responsive planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

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8 Mar 2019 - PEW - Women make up a significant part of the world’s fisheries workers, but often work in harsh conditions and for pay far below what men receive.

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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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16 Jan 2019 - WEF Annual Meeting - Gender is not embedded or mentioned in SDG 14 as it is in most of the other goals. This is a mistake. There is clear evidence that women and men in the fishing industry are treated and paid unequally. 

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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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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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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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18 Jul 2018 - Meet the fearless women of Rodrigues that protect octopuses through responsible fishing Source: CNN
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4 Jun 2018 - The celebrated author Margaret Atwood has told a conference that humanity's future is linked to the survival of ocean ecosystems.

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La Iniciativa de Pesquerías Costeras — América Latina es un esfuerzo conjunto de las autoridades ambientales y pesqueras de Ecuador y Perú, países del Pacífico Sudeste que comparten una rica b

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10/05/2018 - 09:00 to 11/05/2018 - 17:45
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8 Mar 2018 - Female free divers spend their time exploring parts of the ocean most of us never see. Now, they're fighting to save it.

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10 Nov 2017 - The crucial yet under-recognized role that the world’s women play as agents of change and healers of the ocean and climate was the focus of a side event at the 23rd UN Climat

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Thailand

Community Mangrove Forest Conservation of Baan Bang La is one of the Equator Prize Winners 2017. Here's why.

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Peru

Almost a decade ago, the fishing community of Marcona discovered the ocean was washing up opportunities in the form of seaweed.  Now, in a cooperative manner, the fishers have become guardians

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Peru

El proyecto GEF Humboldt, desarrollado por el Gobierno Peruano con el apoyo del PNUD, promueve el manejo sostenible de nuestro mar bajo un enfoque ecosistémico.

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Sylvia Earle - Fifty years into the future, it will be too late to do what is possible right now. Women and men must all work together to explore and care for the ocean

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8 Mar 2017 - International Women’s Day 2017: Be Bold for Change! Protecting our Ocean and Biodiversity

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8 Mar 2017 - FAO PEOPLE AND OCEANS: Today, around the world, we celebrate International Women’s Day.

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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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