by Jim Leape, Mark Abbott, Annie Brett, Ines Aguiar Branco and Johannes Friedrich
Madrid, December 6th, 2019: Unabated climate change could cause coral reef tourism revenue losses of over 90%, while some West African countries are forecast to see fish stocks decline by 85% (1), according to a first-of-its-kind analysis2 into country-by-country climate impacts
ROME (NOVEMBER 19, 2019): A new scientific paper(1) written for the High Level Panel a Sustainable Ocean Economy(2) finds that, with better management and technological innovation, the ocean could provide over six times more food than it does today - more than two thirds(3) of th
The release of the IPCC Special Report on global warming of 1.5 degrees C (2.7 degrees F) last year urged us all to take rapid action on reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions or face catastrophic changes in the climate.
Call to Action by World Leaders
World Resources Institute
Canada announced today that they are the latest country to ratify the UN Food and Agriculture Organization's Agreement on Port State Measures, officially closing their ports to illegal fishers.
On 20-21 November 2018, 150 ocean experts from more than 50 countries met to discuss critical science-based actions in response to the problems facing our ocean.
Abu Dhabi, UAE
At the opening of the World Ocean Summit 2019 in Abu Dhabi, Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg welcomed participants via video message. PM Solberg and President of the Republic of Palau Tommy Remengesau, Jr. are co-chairs the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy. Solberg said:
A group of world leaders came together in New York City today to form a panel that will assess the value of Ocean goods and services in economic planning and support the
On the eve of the Science for Ocean Actions conference, the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy Expert Group met for the first time to review, and discuss relevant research, provide scientific input, and explore solutions to the key questions and issues currently being addressed by t