Ocean Action Hub

15 Aug 2019 - When developing a marine protection area, the genetics of species living within that area need to be taken into consideration. Tiny organisms can help make those decisions.

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14 Aug 2019 - Fish stocks are stable and reef health improving, in part thanks to Belize’s substantial ‘no-take’ zones. Now greater legislation is needed to secure progress.

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13 Aug 2019 - Plastic is officially everywhere.

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12 Aug 2019 - Saving reefs will require combining local and global efforts.

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9 Aug 2019 - High nutrient levels in 2018 resulted in a nearly 9,000-kilometer belt of Sargassum, a seaweed critical to many marine animals but also a nuisance when it washes up on shoreli

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9 Aug 2019 - BBC - Plastics, arsenic, lead and nicotine from butts can all harm marine life. Just one per litre of water can be highly toxic to fish, research suggests.

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8 Aug 2019 - The Guardian - India’s most sacred river is also its most polluted, with plastic a major culprit. A new effort will monitor its flow to the ocean and assess poverty linkages.

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7 Aug 2019 - BBC - Rampant overfishing to feed demand has left wild sea-cucumber stocks declining globally. But a scheme to protect the environment while improving lives is seeing success.

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6 Aug 2019 - NatGeo - Few marine organisms can survive the toxic low-oxygen conditions of dead zones. Here’s how our agricultural practices make them worse.

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5 Aug 2019 - A teenager from Ireland may have found a way to rescue our oceans from the growing plastic pollution problem.

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1 Aug 2019 - This industry has started to move towards sustainability, including cutting GHG emissions and sulphur content of fuel oil and the new Ballast Water Convention.

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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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