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Strong performance in THE Impact Rankings

Ranking reflects UOW's strong commitment to achieving a sustainable future

Historic UN agreement to fight plastic pollution

Flow of plastics into the ocean ‘will double by 2040’

UN urged to act to reduce ocean plastic pollution

US$21.3B - estimated annual costs to global marine economy

$7.4 million funding to expand sustainable community fisheries management in the Pacific

Funding awarded for collaborative research in Kiribati, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu

Scientists call for an end to harmful fishing subsidies

Wild fisheries undermined by government payments that lead to overfishing and biodiversity degradation

$2.4 million funding to enable fish-based livelihood innovation in Solomon Islands and Timor-Leste

New ACIAR-funded project to enable sustainable fisheries development, increasing access to safe and nutritious aquatic foods

Our experts

The University of Wollongong boasts world-leading experts across a range of disciplines. Staff from the University’s Media and Public Relations Unit can assist with finding relevant experts, organising interviews and providing answers to specific questions.

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Phil Orchard

Expertise: Asylum seekers, refugees, war-affected civilians, humanitarian efforts, international aid, forced migrants

School of Humanities and Social Inquiry

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