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From 27 June to 1 July, an IUCN delegation, led by the Director General, is participating in the second UN Ocean Conference, “Scaling up Ocean Action Based on Science and Innovation for the Implementation of Goal 14: Stocktaking, Partnerships and Solutions.”
Story | 11 Feb, 2021
CEESP News: By Patricia Parkinson, Director, Environmental Law Oceania *
A new global governance regime for plastics is needed to mitigate their environmental, health and human rights impacts, especially in the Pacific 'Large Ocean Small Islands Developing States' - A tale of flooding…
Story | 25 Nov, 2019
A pioneering global study details the legal and institutional frameworks governing mangroves and proposes solutions to address gaps and weaknesses identified.
Story | 25 Sep, 2019
The scientific evidence that the world’s ocean is changing dramatically due to climate change has been underpinned with a report released today by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (SROCC) provides a deep…
Story | 16 Oct, 2017
CEESP News - by Maria Pena, Patrick McConney, Sherry Constantine and Lucie Labbouz
Integration of socio-economic data into monitoring of coastal ecosystems, particularly coral reefs, is a relatively recent phenomenon under development in the Caribbean region. SocMon Caribbean…
Story | 13 Oct, 2017
CEESP News - by Hanna Jaireth, member of IUCN CEESP, WCEL, WCPA
One of the technical papers in a broad blueprint for the next generation of environmental laws in Australia calls for a more strategic national approach to marine and coastal governance, including nationally consistent laws…
Story | 09 Jun, 2017
This opinion editorial, authored by Aban Marker Kabraji, Regional Director for IUCN Asia, highlights how establishing marine protected areas could be a key means of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and curbing climate impacts.
Story | 21 Jul, 2015
The Characterization of Marine Plastics and their Environmental Impacts, Situation Analysis Report
Story | 21 Jul, 2015
Ocean acidification – the other CO2 problem – may be defined as the global decrease in ocean pH due to the absorption of atmospheric carbon dioxide.