14 Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

How much is a sardine worth?

How much is a sardine worth? June 08 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

"How much is a sardine worth?" - How much is a sardine worth, since it is captured at sea until it arrives at our plate? The question was asked to students of Ciência Viva School on World Oceans Day. Francisco Andrade, a researcher at MARE, came to Pavilion of Knowledge – Ciência Viva to talk about the business chain of this species that is so consumed in the summer. The ocean, however, has zero profit with the fishery ... So how to balance it?

World Heritage - VEXX

Marine World Heritage-inspired artwork to celebrate World Oceans Day August 06 2018 @ 12:00 PM - August 06 2019 @ 12:00 PM

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This World Oceans Day, the World Heritage Centre highlights the power of art to inspire people all over the world to step up efforts to protect our Marine World Heritage for future generations.

Since the first true marine site was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1982, Marine World Heritage has grown into a global collection of 49 sites that stretch from the tropics to the poles. The collection of sites is a heaven for endangered species such as the vaquita and a host of endemic animals.

wod kenya

World Oceans Day @ Pwani University Kenya June 07 2018 @ 9:00 AM - June 08 2018 @ 10:00 PM

Day 1: Thursday June 7, 2018

9:00am-10:30am

Tour of Regeneration Africa in Malindi for an experience on how ocean plastic waste is converted to long lasting construction products.

By UNESCO & Regeneration Africa

 

11:00am-12:30pm

Tour of Eco-World: a private recycling firm that makes artifacts from recycled plastic.    

UCH

Underwater Cultural Heritage - Regional Meeting and Training, Campeche, Mexico November 12 2018 @ 9:00 AM - November 13 2018 @ 6:00 PM

The UNESCO 2001 Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage aims to help States to better protect their submerged cultural heritage. This is done through regional workshops, capacity building activities, awareness raising and trainings around the world.

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