This side event will look at where and how fisheries can fit in the Post-2020 GBF to meaningfully contribute to the sustainable use and conservation of biodiversity. Furthermore, it will shed some initial light on the challenge of fisheries reporting against the Post-2020 Targets.
Press release | 06 Dec, 2021
Gland, Switzerland, 6 December 2021 (IUCN) - A new assessment of the coral reefs of the Western Indian Ocean shows that they are all at high risk of collapse within the next five decades. Ocean warming and overfishing were identified as the main threats.
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 | 12 Jan, 2021
CEESP News: by Rashed Al Mahmud Titumir*
The combined impact of climate change and COVID-19 pandemic is aggravating the marginalisation of the indigenous and local communities in the Sundarbans, an area which spans across the regions of Bangladesh and India. Majority have lost their…
Story | 30 Oct, 2020
CEESP News: by Tony Charles*. Originally published on Policy Options, October 28, 2020
The situation unfolding in the Nova Scotia lobster fishery raises larger questions around who holds decision-making power over this natural resource.
Press release | 15 Oct, 2019
CEESP News: By Dr. Nathan Bennett, Chair of the 'People and the Ocean' CEESP Specialist Group.
The global rush to develop the ‘blue economy’ risks harming both the marine environment and human wellbeing. Bold policies and actions are urgently needed. This paper outlines five priorities…