Ocean Action Hub
Ireland

To protect, conserve and restore Ireland’s unique marine environment. To build a movement of ocean stewardship across Ireland.

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Cape Verde

Phos-Value is an innovative project promoted by AquaInSilico, a Portuguese startup.

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Oceans play a crucial role in the sustainability of human life on earth by providing provisioning, regulating, supporting and cultural services.

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Philippines

This programme will contribute to the effective management and the financial sustainability of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in the Philippines.Our approach relies on developing well-managed and su

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Malaysia

Iskandar Regional Development Authority's (IRDA) mandate is to plan, promote, and facilitate the development of the Iskandar Malaysia (IM) economic corridor.

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15 Nov 2019 - Adidas sustainability initiatives have shown the company’s deliberate strides towards creating a more circular economy

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28 Oct 2019 - Governments, businesses, organizations and research institutions made commitments toward improving marine health and productivity worth more than $63 billion.

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14 Oct 2019 - For all the obvious benefits of plastic (and packaging more generally), the industry can no longer hide the fact that it’s polluting our planet.

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9 Oct 2019 - Philanthropic capital has a key role to play in paving the way towards sustainable waste management and recycling supply chains and creating investible solutions at scale.

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8 Oct 2019 - All elements of society must work together to assure the continued survival of our oceans, and that includes corporate action.

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3 Oct 2019 - Floating boom finally retains debris from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, creator says.

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12 Sept 2019 - TIME - Peter Thomson, U.N. Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Ocean - The ocean’s health is in trouble. 

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29 Aug 2019 - To prevent several millions tons of plastic from flushing into the ocean every year, engineers are paving roads with it.

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31 May 2019 - The meeting aims to contribute to the preparatory process in the lead-up to the 2020 UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon, Portugal.

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8 May 2019 - New approaches to the ocean are allowing production and protection to operate together.

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23 Apr 2019 - We need a new business model that shifts the industrial approach of "take, make, dispose" to a more circular approach, where products are recycled, upcycled and reused.

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22 Apr 2019 - The Danish island of Bornholm has an aging incinerator that will soon need replacement. Instead, the local government is adopting a totally new system.

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19 Apr 2019 - Shampoo, lotion, deodorant: They all come swathed in plastic. But some companies are trying to change that.

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21 Jan 2019 - Personal care brand Procter & Gamble has joined forces with several major companies to launch a new organisation to tackle plastic waste levels in the ocean.

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10 Jan 2019 - Iberostar Group is taking action to deliver measurable improvements by reducing plastic consumption, improving coastal health and promoting responsible seafood consumption.

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20 December 2018 - A recent surge in pledges to protect and sustainably manage our ocean pushed the number of concrete actions registered on the United Nations’ global platform for volun
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IISD - To follow-up on outcomes from its Ocean Conference, held in 2017, the UN launched nine thematic multi-stakeholder “Communities of Ocean Action”, including one on fisheries.

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9 Oct 2018 - Hindu temples in southern India are taking a stand against single-use plastic. Other faiths are taking notice.

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29 May 2018 - Straws, plates, cutlery and cotton buds are among the plastic products prohibited under the proposed new rules.

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18 May 2018 - A wide consortium of global tuna buyers, NGOs, and fishing industry associations have issued a call to regional fishery management organizations that they adopt more stringen

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30 Apr 2018 - UK-based retailer Waitrose has pledged £1 million to fight marine plastic pollution.

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24 April 2018 - 541 individual commitments include the provision of financial resources, with total financing amounting to approximately US$25.5 billion.

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19 Dec 2017 - Nine thematic multi-stakeholder Communities of Ocean Action to spur further Ocean Action and maintain momentum until the next Ocean Conference.
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Mauritius

The main aim of Dr Roshan Ramessur (Associate Professsor in Coastal Sciences) Research team's at the University of Mauritius is to investigate ocean acidification in Mauritius and East Africa taki

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1 Nov 2017 - In honor of the 2017 International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) highlighted its members commitments to the U.

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