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Story | 19 Oct, 2021
Back in 2011, extremely warm water temperatures persisting over thousands of kilometres along the coastline of Western Australia caused coral bleaching, mass die-out of marine life and wiped out kelp forests. Since then, this phenomenon of abnormally high-water temperatures has been recorded in…
Story | 12 Oct, 2021
The Global Fund for Coral Reefs (GFCR) and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) have joined forces, combining their mutually beneficial strengths to scale up reef conservation.
Story | 25 Aug, 2021
Dan Laffoley, IUCN WCPA Marine Vice Chair, is stepping down after sixteen years of dedicated service to the World Commission on Protected Areas and to ocean conservation in general. IUCN GMPP would like to thank Dan for his remarkable contribution to IUCN’s mission and congratulate him on…
Story | 07 Jun, 2021
In the last 200 years, the ocean has taken up around 30% of all CO2 emissions and this absorption has altered the production of calcium carbonate in oceanic waters, causing the phenomenon known as Ocean Acidification (OA). Our new web story provides a high-level look at all impacts of this…