Ocean Action Hub

11 Feb 2020 - IISD SDG Knowledge Hub - The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative aims to reduce plastic pollution from the tourism sector through a set of actionable commitments by 2025.

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10 Feb 2020 - In this era of upheaval in the ocean, driven by climate change and other stressors, technological innovations offer a flood of new data and new capabilities for translating i

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7 Feb 2020 - In 2015 SDG 14.4 to end illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing by 2020 was seen as an achievable target, it is now a deadline we’re going to miss. But we have a suite of tools with which to take on IUU fishers.

 

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6 Feb 2020 - The second global Ocean Conference taking place in Portugal in June promises to be “a critical moment” for the health

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5 Feb 2020 - SDG Knowledge Hub - This new decade starts at a critical moment for the future of the Ocean.

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4 Feb 2020 - THIS WEEK: Tues 4 - Weds 5 Feb preparations kick off for the 2020 UN Ocean Conference everything you need to know here:

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31 Jan 2020 - New plastics initiative was officially announced today by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), in collaboration with th

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28 Jan 2020 - OECD - The Blue Economy relies on healthy ocean ecosystems for the abundance of resources that generate these incomes, and its future looks bleak. We need significantly more sustainable ‘blue’ investment to move from current destructive approaches to ocean assets, to a climate-secure and prosperous Blue Economy.
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27 Jan 2020 - WEF - The young generation is finding solutions to the world's problems: Bali has introduced a plastic bag ban after Melati Wijsen's campaign; Indonesia's President has now promised to clean up the country's rivers.
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24 Jan 2019 - Patricia Scotland - There are new opportunities to invest in the ocean economy.

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23 Jan 2020 - UNDP has launched a new call to action, the Ocean Innovation Challenge (OIC) to accelerate progress on SDG14, seeking innovations that are transferable, replicable and scalable. The Challenge grants range from $50,000 to $250,000.

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23 Jan 2019 - Members discussed a new proposal from Canada on prohibiting subsidies that contribute to overcapacity and overfishing, and special flexibilities for developing and least developed countries to help them implement a future deal.

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