In 2019, IOI Thailand will organize a 25 km biking campaign "Bike for Coastal Conservation (BCC)" at Pranburi Forest Park, Prajuabkirikhan Province on Sunday 9 June 2019. There will be around 300 Senior government officers, CEOs, business managers, bicycle clubs community and families to attend and to celebrate the WOD 2019.
Peace Boat, an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the United Nations and in partnership with the UN SDG Action Campaign, has carried out global educational and advocacy voyages for peace and sustainability since 1983. Peace Boat is a core member of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). Peace Boat is now developing the Ecoship, enabling the reduction of CO2 emissions by 40%, achieving zero SOx and NOx emissions, and recycling 100% of its water and waste.
The all-round watersports competition held in February since 2002, the Master of the Ocean, has organized a festival for the community to include the children from local foundations and provide them with surfing and swimming lessons, as well as wisdom about ocean conservation.
"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?
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.
As United Nations staff members, we dedicate our careers to improving the lives of others around the world. The adoption of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, with its core set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), are the UN’s blueprint for achieving a happier and healthier world by 2030. But how do we manifest these goals in our own lives?