The OCEAN: Everybody’s Business
The Ocean is probably the biggest employer in the world, it provides half the oxygen we breathe, it has absorbed a quarter of our CO2 emissions and puts food on...
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How Logging Threatens an Iconic Reef Fish in the Solomon Islands
Bumphead parrotfish (Bolbometopon muricatum) is the largest of the parrotfish, reaching over 50 kg in weight and achieving a maximum age of 40 years. Schools of bumphead parrotfish sleep at...
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Coral Triangle Day
Happy Coral Triangle Day! Save Coral Triangle. Stop Plastic Pollution.‪ #‎noplace4plastic‬ The Coral Triangle represents the global epicenter of marine life abundance and diversity, with 76% of all known coral...
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ADB, PNG Sign Grants to Fight Climate Change
This video features the signing ceremony between Asian Development Bank and the Government of Papua New Guinea (PNG) last Friday (15 January 2016) for grant and project agreements worth US$24.25...
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Ensuring Food Security in the Coral Triangle through an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management
The ecosystem approach to fisheries management (EAFM), one of the key goals of the Coral Triangle countries, is meant to address problems such as overfishing, illegal fishing, overcapacity, and by-catch....
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Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change Empowers Coastal Communities in Timor-Leste
In this video, produced by the Asian Development Bank and WorldFish, community members and leaders in the coastal districts of Atauro and Batugade in Timor-Leste learn how to protect their...
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“A Rescue Package for the Global Ocean”
Global Ocean Commission Offers a Comprehensive Solution to Restore Ocean Health
The declining health of the global ocean caused by pollution, abuse of natural resources, technological advances, and poor governance puts all life on earth at high risk. Listen to David Miliban,...
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Blue Coral Spawning, by Jay Maclean. (Photo by CTKN)
‘In Tropical Seas’ Celebrates the Beauty of Marine Life
Australian marine biologist and artist Jay Maclean talks about “In Tropical Seas”, the book and painting exhibit which aims to highlight the beauty and importance of conserving tropical marine ecosystems.
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Boyan Slat
Efficient Ocean Cleanup Method is 100% Driven by Currents
After a series of dives in Greece where he saw more plastic bags than fish in the ocean, 19-year old Boyan Slat developed an ocean cleanup method that is 100%...
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Development Organizations Share Good Practices on Water Resource Programs
International organizations including the Global Environment Facility (GEF), Asian Development Bank (ADB), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), World Bank (WB), and the Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of...
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