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Startup Ficosterra, one of the first cohort of eight innovators selected to fight marine pollution, sought support for the pilot test of Nutrialgae, a novel suite of sustainable algae-based fertilizers that aim to address nutrient pollution from…
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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the UN Office for Sustainable Development (UNOSD), and the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF) of the Republic of Korea (ROK) join forces to co-organize a side event with a focus on finding…
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Ninety seven percent of Earth’s water is ocean and that’s where most of life on the planet is. We need to protect our ocean as if our lives depend on it, because they do.
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Our ocean is life. She generates the air we breathe, puts food on our table, sustains our economy, absorbs excess carbon emissions and is our greatest ally in the fight against climate change. But she is under threat: Unsustainable human activities…
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Australian singer-songwriter Cody Simpson joins United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and people around the world in declaring that the ocean matters to the health of the planet and all of its inhabitants.
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The ocean has been a self-sustaining ecosystem for millions of years. Its beauty is unmatched and it’s a life-giving resource that needs to be taken care of. But sadly, we have not.
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Waste management has been a longstanding public concern due to its impact on human health, the environment and socio-economic development. The linear economy paradigm has resulted in increasing consumption of products made of virgin material and low…
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As part of the run-up to the Stockholm+50 conference 2-3 June 2022, on 19 April UNDP supported the governments of Sweden and Portugal in organizing a high level event in Stockholm: “Blue Talks – The 2022 United Nations Ocean Conference and Stockholm…
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The United Nations Advisory Committee on Procurement requires a midpoint meeting be held, for any project with an implementation period of 12 months, or longer. This is an integral part of the monitoring and evaluation strategy, and the risk…
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On 9 March 2022 from 16.00 – 18.00 MDV time, the midpoint meeting for the UNDP-supported ocean innovation "Developing an EPR scheme for plastic and packaging waste in the Maldives" took place on Zoom to inform stakeholders and participants about the…
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Presented at the One Ocean Summit on 10 February 2022 in Brest, the first cohort of UNDP ocean innovators tells us the status of their work.
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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…