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6 Recent Signs of Hope for the Ocean

  • conservation
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • coral reefs
  • biodiversity
  • oceans
Coral reef at Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. Flickr/US Fish and Wildlife Service
  • conservation
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • coral reefs
  • biodiversity
  • oceans
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127 Countries Now Regulate Plastic Bags. Why Aren't We Seeing Less Pollution?

  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • oceans
  • pollution
  • water
plastic bag pollution
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • oceans
  • pollution
  • water
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Land Matters: How Securing Community Land Rights Can Slow Climate Change and Accelerate the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Environmental Rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • resource rights
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
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  • Environmental Rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • resource rights
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
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There's Only One Ocean. This Is Its Moment.

  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Indonesia
  • oceans
Fisherpeople come in at sunset at Sergang Laut. Flickr/Haryadi B
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Indonesia
  • oceans
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Banning Straws and Bags Won’t Solve our Plastic Problem

  • Business
  • circular economy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • oceans
  • pollution
Plastic waste on a beach
  • Business
  • circular economy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • oceans
  • pollution
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Ocean Conservation Is an Untapped Strategy for Fighting Climate Change

  • Climate
  • conservation
  • National Climate Action
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • paris agreement
  • biodiversity
  • climate change
  • oceans
Mangroves
  • Climate
  • conservation
  • National Climate Action
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • paris agreement
  • biodiversity
  • climate change
  • oceans
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A New Strategy to Improve Water Quality—One Targeted Watershed at a Time

  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • water
  • Water Quality
More than 15,000 streams, rivers, and lakes are too polluted with nutrient runoff to support wildlife, be enjoyed recreationally, or serve as a drinking water source. Photo credit: USDA
  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • water
  • Water Quality
Initiatives
This website serves as an information portal about eutrophication—the over-enrichment of water by nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus—a leading threat to water quality around the world. Explore our interactive map and learn more.
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Can Nutrient Trading Shrink the Gulf of Mexico's Dead Zone?

  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • nutrient pollution
  • nutrient trading
  • watersheds
Dead fish resulting from toxins or oxygen depletion in Lake Binder, Iowa. Photo credit: Dr. Jennifer L. Graham, U.S. Geological Survey
  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • nutrient pollution
  • nutrient trading
  • watersheds
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Coastal Eutrophic and Hypoxic Areas of Africa

  • oceans
  • water
  • hypoxia
  • Water Quality
  • nutrient pollution
  • oceans
  • water
  • hypoxia
  • Water Quality
  • nutrient pollution
Data

Coastal Eutrophic and Hypoxic Areas of Asia

  • oceans
  • water
  • hypoxia
  • Water Quality
  • nutrient pollution
  • oceans
  • water
  • hypoxia
  • Water Quality
  • nutrient pollution
Data

Coastal Eutrophic and Hypoxic Areas of Australia and Oceania

  • oceans
  • water
  • hypoxia
  • Water Quality
  • nutrient pollution
  • oceans
  • water
  • hypoxia
  • Water Quality
  • nutrient pollution
Data

Coastal Eutrophic and Hypoxic Areas of Europe

  • oceans
  • water
  • hypoxia
  • Water Quality
  • nutrient pollution
  • oceans
  • water
  • hypoxia
  • Water Quality
  • nutrient pollution

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