The latest special issue of the International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law addresses priority research questions identified on the basis of the interdependencies of human rights, the climate and the ocean in several international processes and fora. The special issue includes two inter-disciplinary articles across the marine, social and legal sciences, as well as international law articles by early-career researchers. Among […]
One Ocean Hub (OOH) researchers, at the Environmental and Geographical Science Department of the University of Cape Town, have been monitoring, documenting, and mapping the many prospecting, mining, and oil and gas activities on the west coast of South Africa. Over the past two years this work has highlighted the rapid increase in the number […]
The knowledge exchange platform One Ocean Learn has published a new learning pathway titled ‘Ocean and Climate Change’. The pathway covers a wide range of subjects, from the ocean’s role in regulating the global climate to climate change impacts on marine life and ecosystems, from the recognition of the role of the ocean in the context of […]
This blog post reflects on the local, national and international screenings and other developments related to the documentary ‘Cocooned in harmony’, and reflections on some of the questions that have often come up after the documentary screening are discussed under the sub-headings below. The Journey of ‘Cocooned in Harmony’ so far Since the ‘Cocooned in […]
Our research in Namibia seeks to learn from people who rely on the ocean, in order to understand the pressing challenges facing marine ecosystems and ensure that the blue economy supports sustainable ‘blue’ communities.
The Hub researchers are exploring some of the deep-sea ecosystems in the South Atlantic, and connecting researchers working in this region, so that we can better understand their value and ensure sustainable use for generations to come.
The One Ocean Hub brings together five interconnected research programmes to support more integrated, evidence-based and inclusive responses to the multiple threats facing the ocean. Threats that include plastics and climate change.
The One Ocean Hub aims to transform our response to the urgent challenges facing our ocean. Its research seeks to bridge current disconnections in law, science and policy and integrate governance frameworks to balance multiple ocean uses with conservation.