Healthy oceans and seas are essential to our existence. They cover 70 percent of our planet, and we rely on them for food, energy and water. Yet, we have managed to do tremendous damage to these precious resources. We must protect them by eliminating pollution and overfishing and immediately start responsibly managing and protecting all marine life worldwide.to manage and protect all marine life around the world responsibly
Issues leverage MPM to reward independent members for identifying, reporting and solving complex ocean challenges. Issues use SDGs as a framework for streamlining actionable steps with industry-specific modules to help members acquire new skills and maximize the impact of innovation streams.
Providing access for small-scale artisanal fishers to marine resources and markets.
Minimizing and addressing the impacts of ocean acidification, including through enhanced scientific cooperation at all levels.
Conserving at least 10 percent of coastal and marine areas, consistent with national and international law and based on the best available scientific information.
Sustainably managing and protecting marine and coastal ecosystems to avoid significant adverse impacts, including by strengthening their resilience and taking action for their restoration to achieve healthy and productive oceans.
Preventing and significantly reducing marine pollution of all kinds, in particular from land-based activities, including marine debris and nutrient pollution.