Ocean Action Hub

High-Level Side-Event to be held by the United Nations Secretary General's Special Envoy for the Ocean, Ambassador Peter Thomson, with the support of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs i

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30/09/2020 - 08:00 to 09:30
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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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10 Sept 2020 - Single-use plastic consumption has increased during the coronavirus pandemic, according to the International Solid Waste Association, an NGO.

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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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3 Mar 2020 The call to action offers grants between US$50,000 and $250,000 to scalable, replicable and transferable innovations that advance progress on SDG 14 targets. Initial interventions will focus on reducing pollution from plastic and nutrients as called for in SDG target 14.1.

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02 Mar 2020 - The OIC is seeking innovations that are transferable, replicable and scalable. Grants range from $50,000 to $250,000.

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27 Feb 2020 - One in five fish caught in the central western Pacific, which includes the exclusive economic zones of Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Cambodia, is illegally traded.

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26 Feb 2020 - The Guardian - Fishing ban has led to an increased consumption of the reef fish in the Pacific country – such as grouper, snapper and parrotfish – that the marine sa

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25 Feb 2020 - In 2015, 193 countries agreed on 17 global objectives for ending poverty and protecting the environment by 2030.

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21 Feb 2020 - A call for action for coastal cities as "hope spots" for environmentally responsible and socially progressive city living

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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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19 Feb 2020 - Many fish, birds and mammals migrate along set routes in search of food or breeding grounds.

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