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Ocean Action: A Different Kind of Tipping Point

By Ove Hoegh-Guldberg

Recently you may have noticed the ever-increasing number of international conferences, talks, meetings and reports on the ocean and its declining health.

Just in the last two years, we have had two excellent World Ocean Summits hosted by The Economist, which brought together a rich audience of politicians, business leaders, NGOs and experts to focus on the evidence, challenges and solutions to the changes being observed in our oceans.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has also just released its fifth assessment report, which, for the first time, includes several chapters focusing on the ocean …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green