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Showcasing the role of Ocean Research for Climate Adaptation

The One Ocean Hub organized a webinar, attended by over 100 participants, on ‘Ocean and Climate Change: Building Adaptation, Mitigation, and Resilience’ as part of the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Adaptation and Resilience Online Series on 27th September 2021. The webinar aimed to showcase the crucial role of inter-disciplinary and transdisciplinary ocean research to […]

Considering the ocean and transdisciplinary research in the UK’s International Development Strategy

This blogpost summarises the key messages of the One Ocean Hub’s written submission for the UK Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office’s call for evidence on the International Development Strategy. The call for evidence sought contributions from people and organisations to inform the forthcoming UK International Development Strategy, following the government’s year-long Integrated Review of Security, Defence, […]

Sharing considerations on the climate-biodiversity-ocean nexus

Prof Elisa Morgera, Hub Director, was invited to contribute to an international workshop on “Climate and Change: Legal and Ethical implications” organized by the Sant’Anna University, Pisa, Italy. The workshop explored the role of scientific assessments, the functions of law, the societal models and the economic strategies, as well as cultural approaches around climate change and […]

Advancing understanding of the role of the ocean in protecting children’s rights

As a Strathclyde research intern at the One Ocean Hub, I worked towards raising awareness of the unique role of the ocean in the protection of children’s human rights, including by helping to address the potential impacts of climate change to adversely affect nearly all of children’s human rights. This blog post summarizes the main […]

One Ocean Hub’s COP26 side events registration now open!

The UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow on 31 October – 12 November 2021. through various side events, hosted by the one ocean hub and partners, we are committed to Highlight why integrated ocean governance is essential to tackling climate change. Sign up for our events below. […]

Partnership with Global Ocean Forum at COP26: Call for Sponsors for the Virtual Ocean Pavilion

Partnership with Global Ocean Forum at COP26: Call for Sponsors for the Virtual Ocean Pavilion In order to give ocean a prominent presence, increase knowledge, commitment and action for the ocean-climate nexus at the at the Climate Conference (COP26) in November 2021 the One Ocean Hub is partnering with Global Ocean Forum to create a […]

“Ocean governance not just a legal issue”, Hub Director argues in new Ocean Race Summit Report

Elisa Morgera, Director of the Hub has been quoted in the newly released Ocean Race Summit Report. Morgera took part in the Summit in June 2021, and, according to the report ‘explained that the development of an “interconnected” governance structure was important to support the co-production of ocean knowledge through access to research for natural […]

Destructive Fishing Part II: Determinants of Destructive Fisheries in Contemporary Practice

This is the second part of a Blog Post summarizing they key contributions of the One Ocean Hub to the Cambridge Conservation Initiative’s “Defining Destructive Fishing”  Project Survey, aimed at gaining a clearer idea of where, and why, there is consensus or disagreement concerning destructive fishing. Part I has focused on the lack of definition […]

Destructive Fishing – part I: Defining Destructive Fisheries in a Rounded Manner

This two-part Blog Post provides an overview of the One Ocean Hub’s contribution to the Cambridge Conservation Initiative’s “Defining Destructive Fishing”  Project Survey, which involves the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP), Fauna & Flora International, the University of Cambridge, BirdLife International and Brunel University. The Survey is aimed at drawing perspectives from across academia, the […]