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Updates & New Voluntary Commitments
Progress update
The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity - TEEB Aruba, #OceanAction16198
The project was completed and was presented to the new Minister of Regional Planning, Infrastructure & Environment as input for a review and update of the islands spatial plan. The NEXT STEP of the project is to support the Department of Nature and Environment in the development of a transparent online environmental indicators dashboard for [more]
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Biodiversity Conservation, Coastal, Ocean Clean-up and Protection, #OceanAction14216
The continued drive to plant more mangroves is still the priority of the organization headed by Mr. Kennet Paul Villegas. Since our local government ha its own priorities thus leaving us to initiate our own effort to support programs and projects though usually one of the issue is the financial aspect to cover our operational expenses, etc. Proje [more]
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Sport2Clean Education Environment, #OceanAction21902
We were recently given the opportunity to show The Royal Highnesses His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales and Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall the Sport2Clean ocean conservation program supporting the SDG's

The Royal Highnesses learnt about the program met with students from Robina State High School and looked at a surfing demo [more]
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Ecoship, #OceanAction12930
Since the Ocean Conference, Peace Boat has been building momentum and advocating for greener cruising, with Ecoship featured in several industry publications and at events including Sea Trade Miami, Sea Trade Japan and Seatrade Cruise Asia Pacific in Shanghai, where Ecoship was one of the top-table presenters. Ecoship has been delighted with the st [more]
New Commitment
Blue Planning in Practice: Worldwide MSP training offer to enable ecosystem-based marine and coastal planning and management, #OceanAction25529
Capacity Development is a key element of the Blue Solutions Initiative. Through different formats and cooperation with various partner institutions, we seek to ... enhance capacities for scaling up success ... provide learning opportunities and trainings on Blue Solutions themes ... support policy processes to facilitate blue solutions. Co [more]
New Commitment
Paddling for a Cleaner ocean , #OceanAction25293
Lucy Graham and Mathilde Gordon set out to kayak over 2000km from Juneau (Alaska) to Vancouver Island (Canada) over 3 months to raise awareness about marine debris and promote women in adventure. The trip will take 3 months in total and they are doing it completely singe-use plastic-free. Marine debris is an issue that is affecting our oceans wo [more]
New Commitment
Stronger commitment to dolphin protection, #OceanAction24394
Hotelplan Suisse is strengthening its cooperation with the Swiss NGO OceanCare, with a particular focus on dolphin protection. The aim is to advise customers against visiting dolphinaria and swimming with dolphins by educating and raising awareness of the issue. Such activities will no longer be advertised. Hotelplan Suisse and OceanCare aim to ra [more]
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