Marine Protected Areas in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction
Report of the workshop on Marine Protected Areas in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction, 16-17 May, 2017, Gland, Switzerland
Deep Sea Mining: A Rising Environmental Challenge (Draft)
Whilst it has been argued that there may be economic and environmental advantages to deep seabed mining, the limited knowledge of deep sea ecosystems...
Summit under the sea
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A scientific expedition on the Walters Shoal seamount
Topical Plenary 1: Combatting IUU Fishing: The growth in the fisheries sector across Southeast Asia has contributed to the region’s booming economies but has also given rise to an increase in illegal...
“We are more effective if we work together": message from the 4th Ha Long-Cat Ba leadership committee meeting
On May 5, IUCN organized the fourth leadership committee meeting of Ha Long-Cat Ba Alliance (HLCBA). The meeting marked the end of the first phase (...
Opening the meeting, Craig Hart, Deputy Mission Director of USAID/Vietnam, reaffirmed that the mission of the Alliance is to create a platform to connect stakeholders including local authorities,...
Conservation of Posidonia Oceanica meadows in Andalusia coast
Proyecto LIFE + NATURALEZA (LIFE 09/NAT/ES/00534) CONTEXT Posidonia oceanica belongs to Posidoniaceae family, with just one gender (Posidonia). It is a superior plant that develops a system of...
Negotiations to Begin for Agreement on Biodiversity Beyond Areas of National Jurisdiction: Specialist Group Contributions
Members of the WCEL Oceans, Coasts and Coral Reefs Specialist Group contributed to a milestone in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea...
On the evening of 21 July 2017, a UN Preparatory Committee agreed, by consensus, to recommend that the UN General Assembly decide as soon as possible to begin intergovernmental negotiations on a...
U.S.-ASEAN Conference on Marine Environmental Issues to be held in Bangkok, Thailand
The Stimson Center, on behalf of the U.S. State Department and in collaboration with IUCN and the Mangroves for the Future (MFF) Programme, is co-...
The two-day conference will take place in Bangkok, Thailand on 14-15 September 2017. The conference aims to bring together 40-50 marine experts from think tanks, academia, the private sector,...
Current Consultancy Opportunities 2017-08-11: TERMS OF REFERENCE: IUCN-Med & IUCN-ROWA are looking for a Consultant to propose a global strong framework on law and...
Solutions in focus
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Community-led and shared governance of marine protected and conserved areas
In recent years, from the IUCN Regional Office for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, our investigations and field work has generated knowledge on issues such as protected areas,...
Mangroves make great conservation allies
July 26, 2017 – The world is losing its mangrove forests at an alarming rate. Scientists estimate that 50 percent of our mangroves have disappeared...
Today, as the world celebrates the International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem, we are proud to announce that the GMA is growing. The International Union for Conservation of...
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