Ocean and coastal area governance

Issue Briefs
Ocean Hypoxia 'Dead Zones'

This Issue Brief looks at the causes, effects and solutions to hypoxia, drawing upon specific UNDP programmes addressing this problem, as well as bringing together a panel of experts, with links to video and presentations, of the 2012 GESAMP-UNDP seminar: 'Ocean Hypoxia and its impacts onecosystems and economies'.

Toward Ocean Recovery

Leaders engaged in sustainable development of the oceans from the world's top financial, scientific, and technical institutions, met in Boston in February 2013 to discuss the recovery and sustainability of Large Marine Ecosystems during climate change.  Download this Issue Brief for links to video segments of the conference and additional resources.