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Story | 03 Nov, 2021
Significant ocean hazards and impacts on the rise in developing countries: urgent need to assess and address associated rising costs – IUCN report
A new IUCN report, Acting on Ocean Risk, reveals that densely populated coastal areas are exposed to increasing threats such as sea-level rise and extreme weather events. Focusing on the situation in Kenya, Mozambique and Tanzania, the report…
Story | 29 Oct, 2021
Brand new podcast builds the business case for investing in our ocean
IUCN’s Blue Natural Capital Financing Facility has released a new podcast, Investing for Ocean Impact, which explores a new future for ocean financing.
Story | 16 Aug, 2021
Giant clam mariculture in Polynesia, offshore finfish farming in Tunisia, shrimp farming in Indonesia: three new case studies on aquaculture and marine conservation – IUCN Report
IUCN is publishing a worldwide collection of case studies that provide concrete illustrations of how aquaculture can be part of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), sharing conservation objectives with the community while outlining critical issues that should be explored on a case-by-case basis. Today…
Story | 07 Jun, 2021
Ocean Acidification: The what, where, how, why and what next on this major ocean issue
In the last 200 years, the ocean has taken up around 30% of all CO2 emissions and this absorption has altered the production of calcium carbonate in oceanic waters, causing the phenomenon known as Ocean Acidification (OA). Our new web story provides a high-level look at all impacts of this…
Story | 27 May, 2021
The ocean and the UNFCCC Global Stocktake: What does this mean?
What the ocean means to the Global Stocktake (GST) has been analysed by multiple conservation organisations in this new report. The conclusion? The ocean, as a central part in the Earth's climate system, must also be central to the UNFCCC’s GST.