Sustainability must remain the heart of the blue economy: Commonwealth
07 March 2019
The blue economy is about more than making money from the ocean, says the Commonwealth’s Head of Oceans and Natural Resources.
Blue Charter fellows to turn the tide on marine plastic
22 February 2019
Blue Charter fellows have met in London to show how their research helps develop environment-friendly alternatives to disposable plastic, which will chart a better course for our planet.
Blue Charter action group makes strides toward tackling ocean acidification
21 February 2019
The inaugural Blue Charter action group meeting on ocean acidification has brought us a step closer to finding solutions to the detrimental impacts of rising pH levels on ocean life, Commonwealth Head of Oceans and Natural Resources stated.
Extending frontiers of deep sea exploration will improve ocean governance, says Secretary-General
07 February 2019
In March this year state-of-the-art submarines will descend to previously unexplored depths of the Indian Ocean on a pioneering research expedition.
Ground-breaking deep-sea exploration to boost good ocean governance
29 January 2019
Commonwealth governments are set to benefit from a ground-breaking scientific research expedition into the unexplored depths of the Indian Ocean.
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.