Key Activities

3 February, 2022

Welcome to the OneOcean Response Room deep dive briefing, exploring the topic of equity and justice in the ocean sector. This briefing paper has been prepared in response to the feedback we have received from Flotilla members that equity and justice is an area of increasing focus, and requests for support on communicating in this area. This deep dive briefing seeks to contribute to the discussion on this subject and suggest potential areas of action and further consideration for Flotilla members, particularly following COP26 and looking forward to the 2022 ‘Ocean Super Year’.

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11 November, 2021

Study tracking movement of plastic bottles in the ocean sheds light on the dangerous interaction between ocean plastic and climate change.

Glasgow – On the penultimate day of #COP26, scientists have deployed plastic pollution tracking devices into the ocean around Scotland. The devices will help scientists understand how plastic bottles move in the ocean and their interaction with climate change impacts, wildlife and weather patterns.


10 November, 2021

Yesterday more than 28 parties, and several blocks of parties, communicated support to the UK Presidency for an ocean outcome in the COP26 decision text. Today the draft was released and includes the elements requested to strengthen ocean action in the UNFCCC, including creating an annual ocean climate dialogue. Negotiations among parties are ongoing and likely to continue until at least Friday, when it is anticipated the COP will conclude.

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4 November, 2021

The 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), taking place from 31 October to 12 November 2022 in Glasgow, UK, is an opportunity to move ocean climate conservation up the political agenda and raise public awareness that we cannot solve the climate crisis without ocean action.

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28 October, 2021

Welcome to the pre-COP26 OneOcean Flotilla briefing. Since the 4th October we’ve been monitoring English language online media coverage at the intersection of COP26 and the ocean. This briefing will cover media analysis and also our planned activities for COP26.

The full OneOcean Response Room weekly briefing and supporting analysis is available only to Flotilla members. If your organisation is interested in receiving this briefing, is not a member and interested in joining, please email

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21 August, 2021

Beach cleaner locates and recovers France – one of the seven tracking devices monitoring how plastic moves across the ocean

On the morning of August 17th, France became the sixth of our seven tracking devices released during the UK G7 Summit to beach on shore. Having narrowly avoided the French coast for a number of days, it finally beached on the North West Coast of Guernsey.

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9 August, 2021

Ocean Factsheet

Tackling climate breakdown and holding warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius as soon as possible is essential if the ecosystem services of the ocean are to survive.

The new IPCC Climate Report, released on Monday 9 August 2021, serves as a stark reminder that we must  #ListenToTheOcean and #ListenToTheScience.

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