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Since 2013, the world has been celebrating 21 March as International Day of Forests, putting the spotlight on the importance of forests as well as trees elsewhere. This year's theme is "Forest restoration: a path to recovery and well-being."
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Fish represent one of the most important sources of food protein to humanity, supplying 17 percent of total animal protein consumed globally. Since 1967, global per capita fish consumption has more than doubled to 20 kg/yr/person.
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New York, 9 March 2021 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today announced the nine winners of the 2020 Ocean Innovation Challenge (OIC).
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UNDP has selected its first cohort of nine Ocean Innovators offering solutions that cut across a wide range of technological, policy, regulatory and other innovative approaches to reducing marine pollution. Get to know each of our innovators.
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In late 2020, ORRAA ran its first Ocean Resilience Innovation Challenge to surface finance and insurance innovations that build coastal resilience to ocean change while delivering a return on investment.
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A diverse group of experts and practitioners spanning the globe talk about their experiences, approaches and lessons in addressing marine plastics pollution.
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In 1950, the seas were abundant with fish, with 22 percent of the available stock, being fished at a sustainable level leaving 78 percent "Developing" or "underexploited".
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Up to 20 million tonnes of plastic goes into the ocean every year. That's as much as 3 kilograms per person each year.