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The Ocean is the planet’s largest ecosystem, regulating the climate, and providing livelihoods for billions. But its health is in danger. The second UN Ocean Conference, due to take place in June, will be an important opportunity to redress the…
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Research into replacements for nitrogen-based fertilisers has been spurred by high prices and climate concerns.
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Two decades of action and a singular success: The Western and Central Pacific Ocean is now the only major ocean area where all tuna stocks are harvested sustainably
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In the run-up to the second UN Ocean Conference, and a few days before an OACPS meeting in Ghana of ministers in charge of fisheries and aquaculture, we speak to Andrew Hudson, UNDP Head of Water and Ocean Governance Programme, about the central…
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A historic international agreement has been reached to end the scourge of plastics pollution.
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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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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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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.
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The Nutshell Cooler keeps ice frozen longer than most plastic alternatives on the market, its makers say. On Kickstarter, though, the cooler is hot.
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There is growing recognition that a holistic, cross-sectoral approach to addressing global issues is a pre-requisite to building resilience. This panel of high-level actors from the freshwater and ocean communities will explore the benefits of…
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The Blue Climate Initiative (BCI) is welcoming applications from innovators and entrepreneurs for the global US$1 Million Ocean Innovation Prize. The Prize is designed to inspire, fund and support innovations that mitigate climate change through…
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New York - The ocean or ‘blue’ economy represents some $2.3 trillion in market goods and services, from fisheries to tourism to shipping; if the ocean were an economy, it would be the world’s fifth largest. But our ocean faces unprecedented threats…