Since the formation of the GPO, oceans have become firmly fixed on the agenda for global attention with calls for action from all sectors and regions. Partners around the world have spoken up and have been heard. After the GPO, what are the next steps for coalition building that will allow a shift from advocacy to action and bring greater, more equitable, benefits from healthier oceans? Learn more

Scientists from around the world collaborate to tackle the issue of setting priorities when it comes to marine conservation. Conservation International Director of Marine Science, Elizabeth Selig explains the process and how it can be put into action on the global and regional scale. 

Mapping Priorities for Biodiversity Conservation

A collaboration between the World Bank, Food and Agriculture Agency and the International Food Policy Research Institute, the report highlights the need for increased investment in sustainable aquaculture to meet the demand for fish as global population grows and appetites for fish increase. 

Man works on fish farm

A unique panel of business, government, conservation and academic leaders has agreed a global strategy for aligning ocean health and human well-being. The Blue Ribbon Panel, including 21 global experts from 16 countries, emphasizes that without action to turn around the declining health of the ocean, the consequences for economies, communities and ecosystems will be irreversible.  

Indispensable Ocean Report Cover

Our ocean knows no borders. We need a global solution to the global challenge of ocean health. Watch how the GPO fights poverty and food insecurity with healthier oceans.

Global Partnership for Oceans Video