Ocean Action Hub

19 Aug 2020 - The mass of so-called invisible microplastics found in the upper waters of the Atlantic has a weight of around 12 to 21 million tonnes, according to new research.

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5 Aug 2020 - Sharks are rarely seen at almost one in five of the world's coral reefs, finds a study, due largely to over-fishing.

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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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29 Apr 2020 - Fears pollution affecting cognition as crabs exposed to polyethylene struggle to select good homes.

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27 Apr 2020 - Project CORaiL uses artificial intelligence (AI) to monitor, characterize and analyze coral reef resiliency around Pangatalan Island in the Philippines.

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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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30 Mar 2020 - Hosepipes inside a sperm whale, plastic banana bags eaten by green turtles and a shotgun cartridge inside a True's beaked whale.

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27 Mar 2020 - Noise pollution has led to multiple whale-strandings and poses a threat to thousands of ocean creatures.

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The Ocean Sciences Meeting (OSM) is the flagship conference for the ocean sciences and the larger ocean-connected community.  As we approach the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Developme

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16/02/2020 - 09:30 to 21/02/2020 - 18:30
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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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18 Nov 2019 -There’s more to clouds than you might think.

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13 Nov 2019 - International team of marine scientists complete six-year whale shark study.

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30 Oct 2019 - The published findings may guide policymakers to increase MPAs. The largest synthesis of important marine areas conducted to date reveals that a large portio

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16 Oct 2019 - Sea cucumbers are marine invertebrates that live on the seafloor. They're named for their unusual oblong shape that resembles a fat cucumber.

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10 Oct 2019 - An online mapping and knowledge platform prototype could soon offer free and easily accessible information on the migratory patterns of endangered species in the ocean.

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30 Sept 2019 - If we carry on emitting carbon and interfering with marine ecosystems, we run the risk of losing one of its critical carbon-storing and food-providing players. 

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23 Sept 2019 - There is now overwhelming scientific evidence that the ocean can be a potent force in stabilizing the climate and building a secure future for everyone.

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18 Sept 2019 - There are some glimmers of light and hope spots that we can point to, especially in the areas of AI for the benefit of the ocean.

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17 Sept 2019 - The fate of the world's coral reefs could depend on how well the sea creatures equip their offspring to cope with global warming.

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16 Sept 2019 - Sharks are vitally important to the health of their habitats.

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6 Sept 2019 - Ending overfishing would not only secure vital fish populations for the future, but constitutes a significant climate emergency action, according to the latest report.

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

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22 Jul 2019 - SDG Knowledge Hub - The Assembly recognized the Commission’s progress in developing accepted methodologies for measuring SDG target 14.3 on ocean acidification and SDG target

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10 June 2018 - By transplanting unrelated coral colonies onto permanent sites, marine biologists can ensure healthier cross-breeding and coral that are more resilient to disease and bleaching.

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28 May 2019 - The website allows users to click on any location in the global ocean and see the history of marine heatwaves from current day back to 1982.

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24 Apr 2019 - Scientists are beginning to recognize that vertebrates, such as fish, seabirds and marine mammals, have the potential to help lock away carbon from the atmosphere.

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The event highlights ocean-based science and engineering successes in the areas of resilience, adaptation, mitigation and sustainability and promote scalable solutions across human, climate and ecological dimensions.

Event Date:
01/04/2019 - 09:30 to 04/04/2019 - 11:30
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