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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 […]

Defining the Environmental Impact Assessment process for deep-sea mining

The International Seabed Authority (ISA) recently held a consultation on a series of draft ‘Standards and Guidelines’ which set out how impact assessment of deep-sea mining projects should be undertaken. The documents are a component of the Mining Code intended to operationalise the exploitation regulations and outline the process and criteria by which projects will […]

Reflections on the Blue Economy Massive Open Online Course Series

This blogpost aims to share key messages and reflections arising from developing the Blue Economy Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) series, led by the University of Seychelles James Michel Blue Economy Research Institute in 2020 and 2021, in collaboration with the Commonwealth of Learning and the One Ocean Hub. Synergies to support interdisciplinary collaboration and […]

The nexus between Tangible and Intangible Cultural Heritage and Ocean Governance in Ghana: The Case of Canoe Inscriptions, Festivals and Asafo Companies

The One Ocean Hub’s research in Ghana contributes to bridging the disconnection between legal, scientific and socio-cultural dimensions of ocean governance and cultural heritage drawing on the voices and perspectives of local people. In this short documentary we take a look at the symbolism of canoes among coastal people in Ghana and its relationship with […]

Meet our researcher: Georgina Yaa Oduro

Dr. Georgina Yaa Oduro is a Sociologist with the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Cape Coast in Ghana. She also doubles as the Director of the University’s Gender Centre (CEGRAD). She uses creative research methodologies to explore the voices of local people in the areas of gender, sexualities, youth cultures, mixed-race […]