Ocean Action Hub

14 Oct 2020 - The Guardian - Warming ocean contributes to sea level rise and to more extreme weather such as hurricanes.

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8 Oct 2020 - Today the £50 million 

Earthshot Prize
launches to incentivise change and help repair our planet.

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11 Sept 2020 - As the world warms, many species of plant and animal will have to find new—often cooler—places to live.

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9 Sept 2020 - Whales are a key component in ensuring planetary equilibrium. One of their least appreciated contributions is their positive impact on carbon sequestration.

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31 Aug 2020 - Changes in ocean chemistry and temperature have had a dramatic effect on the diversity of corals and sea anemones, according to a team of scientists who have traced their evo

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14 Aug 2020 - Temperature and CO2 changes reduce the numbers of some species and promote the growth of algae, University of Adelaide study finds

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13 Aug 2020 - Ocean Acidification (OA) Action Plans describe real, tangible...
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10 Aug 2020 - Coral reefs face an uncertain future and may not recover naturally from human-caused climate change.

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15 Jul 2020 - TIME - "As we restart the economy, this is the chance to reset our goals for a healthy ocean [...] We have a very narrow window of opportunity where we can actually still be effective. Twenty years from now, it will be too late,” says Carlos M. Duarte, a Spanish marine biologist at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia.

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13 July 2020 - UN News - Coral reefs are being killed by the climate crisis, which is leading to rising sea temperatures.

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26 Jun 2020 - The ocean plays a critical role in moving heat around the planet. Seafloor maps are vital for fisheries management and climate change forecasting.

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9 Jun 2020 - Climate-resilient farming promotes food security in the outer islands of Kiribati. People living on the Abemama atoll of Kiribati are surrounded by warming seas.

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8 Jun 2020 - A ground-breaking Global Industry Alliance (GIA) has been launched to tackle two of the most pressing environmental issues of our time – invasive species and greenhouse gas (G

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21 Apr 2020 - I am where you came from. When you look at me, you are looking at your past and your future rising to get you.

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15 Apr 2020 - Machine learning is making an important contribution to monitoring marine ecosystems, track IUU fishing and identify microplastics in the ocean.

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2 Apr 2020 - The Guardian - Major review reports recovery of marine life but a redoubling of efforts is still needed.

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1 Apr 2020 - Warmer sea temperatures - particularly in February - are feared to have caused huge coral loss across the world's largest reef system. Scientists say they have detected widespread bleaching, including extensive patches of severe damage. But they have also found healthy pockets.

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17 Apr 2020 - The natural coastal defenses provided by mangrove forests reduce annual flooding significantly in critical hotspots around the world.

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13 Mar 2020 - Little attention has been given to greening ferries, which remain reliant on carbon intensive and dirty diesel technologies. Now that's finally beginning to change.

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9 Mar 2020 - António Guterres, UN Secretary-General - Our oceans are under assult. We need science-based, innovative solutions to save our ocean and the future of our plant.

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20 Feb 2020 - Humanity is pushing the world’s oceans to the brink. But as grave as the situation is, experts say there is reason for hope.

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14 Jan 2020 - The Guardian - Oceans are clearest measure of climate crisis as they absorb 90% of heat trapped by greenhouse gases.

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7 Jan 2019 - Ocean warming leads to more sargassum blooms. Caribbean countries dependent on tourism and fisheries are losing visitors marine life to this invasive weed.

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6 Jan 2019 - Community involvement has been key to the success of a four-year program revitalising ecosystems central to defending against climate change and sustaining livelihoods. 

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31 Dec 2019 - In just one generation, everything has changed. Fish species are dwindling, plant life is dying and the entire Mekong system is breaking apart.

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27 Dec 2019 - BBC News - Scientists in the Seychelles have started the world's first large-scale coral reef restoration project to help stop the impact of rising sea temperatures.

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20 Dec 2019 - Because the Ocean initiative - The Chair of COP26 has hinted that COP26 will be a continuation of the "Blue COP", highlighting the importance of the ocean for climat

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13 Dec 2019 - Oceans Action Day included a number of high-level panel sessions. Speakers stressed the need to “break down the silos” between the ocean, biodiversity, and climate.

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12 Dec 2019 - BBC - The Blue Economy is critical to the Seychelles.

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10 Dec 2019 - 15 islands, made up of more than 70,000 solar panels are being built in the Netherlands.

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