29 November, 2023

A blog by Karen Sack, Executive Director, ORRAA, Wednesday 29 November 2023 2023 is on track to be the hottest year on record. This July, average daily global sea surface temperatures hit their hottest ever recorded temperature – 20.96 °C (69.73 °F) – as the Ocean soaked up the atmospheric heating generated by climate change. […]

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21 November, 2023

Today, on the celebration of World Fisheries Day, RISE UP–in collaboration and support of its Small Scale Fishers Cluster and the letters R – E and U of the Blue Call to Action–sent a letter to key United Nations bodies and leaders to acknowledge, endorse and actively involve small-scale fishers and fish workers, Indigenous people and local communities in discussions and […]

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16 November, 2023

On the late afternoon of October 30th, I tuned in to the ISA WebTV. I was looking forward to the start of the International Seabed Authority’s (ISA) 28th Session Part III – Council Meeting, a gathering of state representatives and vested observers from around the world to discuss the rules and regulations for Deep Sea […]

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6 November, 2023

  Are you ready to #RiseUp4TheOcean and build the wave of change?   The Ocean sustains all life on our planet and is fundamental to human survival and well-being. Now is the time to RISE UP in its defense. The RISE UP Blue Call to Action is a joint call by civil society, fisherfolk,  Indigenous peoples […]

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