World Economic Forum Virtual Ocean Dialogues

World Economic Forum Virtual Ocean Dialogues

Watch the “Deep Dive” program on Ocean Acidification and Climate-Ocean Impacts, which occurred on June 4, 2020 as part of the World Economic Forum’s Virtual Ocean Dialogues 2020.

Keeping up Momentum for Ocean and Climate Action in 2020

Keeping up Momentum for Ocean and Climate Action in 2020

The rapid spread of COVID-19 is posing unprecedented challenges and uncertainty to governments, civil society organizations and citizens around the world. Even as we face enormous challenges, governments and civil society are standing reading to continue progress, share success stories and compelling case studies for driving climate action and implementing ocean solutions in 2020 and beyond.

Mitigation and Building Resilience through Kelp and Seagrass

Mitigation and Building Resilience through Kelp and Seagrass

Presentations will explore the role of kelp and seagrass in helping to mitigate and build resilience to impacts of ocean acidification to some marine species and ecosystems.   Presentations will focus on how governments might explore pilot projects that further examine this potential.

2019 Highlights & Impact

2019 Highlights & Impact

The rapid growth of the OA Alliance confirms the desire of policy and decision-makers to better understand climate impacts to marine resources and to implement actions that reduce impacts and build resiliency. Check out member highlights and impact in 2019!

Models for Ocean-Climate Action Along the Pacific Coast of North America

Models for Ocean-Climate Action Along the Pacific Coast of North America

The Pacific Coast Collaborative (PCC)—which includes the US States of California, Oregon, and Washington and the Province of British Columbia in Canada—is working to confront the ocean and climate crises. Collectively and individually, these governments are addressing the causes of ocean acidification and changing ocean conditions while increasing the resilience of coastal communities.

OA Alliance Events at the “Blue COP25”

OA Alliance Events at the “Blue COP25”

The OA Alliance will be hosting a number of events at “Blue Ocean COP25.” We invite you to join us and help ensure that oceans are highlighted and play a central role in discussions and negotiations.

Mainstreaming OA into National Policies: A Handbook for Pacific Islands

Mainstreaming OA into National Policies: A Handbook for Pacific Islands

The OA Alliance was invited to partner with OA Alliance member, the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) on a newly released publication, “Mainstreaming OA into National Policies: A Handbook for Pacific Islands,” which was showcased at a side event during SPREP’s regional meeting in Apia, Samoa on September 4.

U.S. State to State Workshop on Ocean and Coastal Acidification

U.S. State to State Workshop on Ocean and Coastal Acidification

Sharing lessons learned and best practices across state governments that have undertaken state-led efforts to address ocean and coastal acidification. The OA Alliance hosted a 2-day Coast to Coast State Workshop on Ocean and Coastal Acidification on September 26-27, 2019 at the New York Aquarium on Coney Island.