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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…
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The science is clear: The ocean is seriously degraded. Here are 10 ways you can help turn the tide.
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Recommends robust and urgent actions in lead up to the UN Ocean Conference
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We love nature, but our dependence on plastic is harming the environment.
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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…