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The global economy heavily relies on the ocean, with around 90% of goods being transported by sea globally. Yet destruction, overexploitation and pollution continue to damage the ocean. If the pace of ocean deterioration that human-induced climate…
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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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Plastics used in farming activities are accumulating in agricultural soil worldwide at an alarming rate, a new report by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) published on Monday reveals.
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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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The carbon-sequestering trees flourish in sync with a roughly 18-year tide cycle linked to the moon
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As much of the world was starting to glimpse recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, it now finds itself amid a cost-of-living crisis brought on by disruptions in global energy and food markets that are the result of conflict and climate change. This…
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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…