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The study is the first in what researchers hope will be an annual series tracking global “trends and gaps” in government responses to plastic pollution.
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23 February 2022, 9:00 - 10:00 AM EDT
On 23 February 2022, 0900-1000 New York, in time for the 5th session of the UNEA, UNDP Ocean Innovator Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions of Duke University will present the updated global landscape of plastics policy on the…
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On 10 February 2022 at the Ocean Provider workshop of One Ocean Summit, UNDP presented the highlights of the progress the cohort of ocean innovators is making and a preview into the thematic areas of the 2nd OIC call finalists, and launched the…
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9 February 2022, 9:00 AM - 11 February 2022, 18:00 PM
In an effort to mobilise the international community and take tangible action to mitigate such pressures on the ocean, the President of the French Republic has decided to organise a One Planet Summit dedicated to the ocean, scheduled to take place…
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2021 has been a productive year for the OIC which was marked by the launch of the first cohort of ocean innovators combatting marine plastics and nutrient pollution, high-level World Oceans Day celebration, among others.
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1 January - 31 December 2022, All day
The United Nations General Assembly has declared 2022 the International Year of Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture (IYAFA 2022). FAO is the lead agency for celebrating the year in collaboration with other relevant organizations and bodies of the…
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Fortuna Cools' Coconut Coolers is replacing Styrofoam boxes with an all-natural, upcycled coolers made from waste coconut husks estimated to eliminate 50 tons of marine plastics during the two-year UNDP OIC implementation. Each Fortuna Coconut…
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31 October - 12 November 2021, All day BST
This COP26 Virtual Ocean Pavilion is dedicated to showcase why the ocean matters in climate negotiations and to all life on our planet. It aims to increase knowledge, commitment and action for the ocean-climate nexus at the UN Climate Conference (…
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In this webinar, you will hear about the key producers and financers of single-use plastics and what we can do to stop the plastic pollution problem at its source.
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The rising demand for ocean sources is pushing marine ecosystems close to to breaking level, a downside made worse by the local weather disaster. On the newest episode of ‘Inventing Tomorrow’, NCS anchor and correspondent Kristie Lu Stout spotlights…
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An estimated 710 million metric tons of plastic waste will have entered our environment between 2016 and 2040, a result of plastics being produced, imported, consumed and quickly disposed of in unsustainable quantities (Lau et al, 2020). Plastic…
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La economía circular aprovecha los bienes que la naturaleza para mejorar los cultivos, reducir la contaminación y ayudar a que los agricultores tengan más rentabilidad.