Ocean focus expected in next round of climate talks
19 December 2018
With global climate talks freshly concluded last weekend in Katowice, Poland, some Commonwealth countries are already working towards a stronger ocean focus at next year’s negotiations in Chile.
Commonwealth ocean action gains traction at COP24
10 December 2018
“Real experiences” are what drove some Commonwealth countries to take up the banner for the ocean, stepping forward to champion action groups of like-minded members working together to tackle some of the world’s most pressing ocean problems.
Seychelles Steps Forward as Commonwealth Champion for Marine Protection
28 November 2018
Efforts to protect the ocean have received a major boost with the announcement that Seychelles will lead a Commonwealth Blue Charter action group on marine protected areas.
Kenyan designers bring sea change to global fashion industry
27 November 2018
Seventy-one per cent of the Earth’s surface is covered by water, and some forward-looking fashion designers think it could be a new frontier for their industry.
New action on oceans to be revealed at Kenya conference
24 November 2018
Further support for the Commonwealth’s vital initiative to protect the world’s oceans, seas and lakes will be announced at a side event of the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference in Nairobi, Kenya, on 27 November 2018
New partnership to explore ocean depths
19 November 2018
A new partnership between the Commonwealth and Nekton will support scientific exploration of the Indian Ocean in Commonwealth countries of the region, for enhanced ocean governance
Commonwealth countries rally behind ocean action
14 November 2018
Momentum continues to build for the Commonwealth’s flagship initiative on ocean issues – the Commonwealth Blue Charter – as countries step up collective efforts to save the seas.
Blue Charter fellowships to drive research on ocean pollution
19 October 2018
A new fellowship programme will support emerging scholars from Commonwealth countries to conduct world-class research on marine plastics.