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As negotiations around a global plastic pollution treaty continue, Duke University experts in science, policy, business, history, and medicine, including selected ocean innovators working on the Global Plastics Policy Inventory, outline the urgency…
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This bulletin features examples of SIDS’ leadership across the pillars of the SIDS Offer, including features on Vanuatu’s ambitious climate targets, a digital platform for fisheries in Seychelles, initiatives in innovative finance and digital…
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World Clean Up Day (17 September 2022) unites millions of volunteers, governments and organisations in 191 countries to tackle the global waste problem and build a sustainable world.
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New York, Aug 23 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today launched its second cohort of 10 ocean innovators to tap on new technologies and approaches to end overfishing, and put an end to illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU)…
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01 July 2022 -- Today is the final day of the UN Conference on the Ocean, which has seen hundreds of leaders, activists and scientists descend on the Portuguese capital, Lisbon, to work on solutions to restore the ocean’s health and protect its…
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Lisbon, Portugal, 1 July – The five-day UN Ocean Conference ended today with more than 150 countries collectively agreeing to scale up science-based and innovative actions to address the ocean emergency. This agreement, together with bold…
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Commits to support recovery of nearly $1 trillion in annual socioeconomic losses caused by ocean mismanagement
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Lisbon, 27 June 2022 – Movie star and ocean activist Jason Momoa was designated the UN Environment Programme’s (UNEP) Advocate for Life Below Water today at a major conference mobilizing global support for an ocean besieged by the triple planetary…
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As the world prepares for the UN Ocean Conference, the FAO/GEF Coastal Fisheries Initiative takes a look at this vital science-to-policy tool, which turns 10 this year
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10 questions with Ambassador Peter Thomson - Ahead of the UN Ocean Conference, we check in with the UN Secretary-General’s Special Enjoy for the Ocean.
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The ocean sustains all life on Earth. Yet it’s facing a multidimensional crisis driven by overfishing, pollution (especially plastics and nutrients), habitat loss, invasive species and climate change (ocean acidification, warming and deoxygenation).
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The ocean holds the keys to an equitable and sustainable development path for all. This is the premise behind the UN Ocean Decade and it will be in the spotlight during several major international summits this year to promote ocean health, including…