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News

News

27 May 2020 - One-third of all reef-forming corals and marine mammals are threatened with extinction.

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22 May 2020 - Researchers trawled the surface of coastal waters off the UK and US with finer mesh nets than typically used and captured vast quantities of shorter and thinner plastic parti

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21 May 2020 - The well-being of oceans in the Asia-Pacific region is edging closer to a tipping point due to the unprecedented pace of marine pollution, overfishing and climate change in r

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Featured Comments

Featured Commitments

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Events

Events

The 2020 High-Level UN Conference to Support the Implementation of SDG 14 will convene 2 - 6 June 2020 in Lisbon, Portugal.

Event Date:
02/06/2020 - 09:00 to 06/06/2020 - 18:00
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Palau will host the 7th Our Ocean Conference 2020 to accelerate ocean sustainability solutions, 17-18 August 2020, where it will lead a global, multi-stakeholder forum to generate transformative co

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17/08/2020 - 09:30 to 18/08/2020 - 18:30
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The Virtual Island Summit is a free and entirely online event designed to connect global islands to share their common experiences through a digital platform.

Event Date:
06/09/2020 - 09:00 to 11/09/2020 - 18:00
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Country Actions

Country Action

Albania

Visitors of the Sazan Karaburun Marine Park to benefit from a new information center.

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Our ocean is one of planet Earth’s greatest and most important resources. It provides food for four out of 10 people in the world.

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Videos

Videos

20 Jun 2019 - The University of Bergen (Norway) shares the first of three videos the University has produced to coincide with World Oceans Day, to show how it is working in engaging with S

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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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6 June 2019 - Thailand explains efforts being taken at ports to ensure vessels are fully inspected to ensure no IUU products are reaching the country.
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Documents

8 Apr 2020 - This UNDP report aims to serve as a first public presentation or...
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21 Jun 2019 - This booklet shines a light on FAO’s work with countries and...
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Timeline

Timeline

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