Marine

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Marine” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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The oceans have absorbed between 24% and 33% of anthropogenic carbon dioxide CO2) emissions during the past five decades. While this uptake provides a valuable service to human societies by...
Gland, Switzerland (IUCN) - A new IUCN-backed scientific article published today finds that threatened western gray whales are at “very high risk” of...
“While options may exist to modify fishing gear and reduce the risk of entanglement to this whale population, the only way to eliminate the risk is to stop the deployment of salmon set nets in or...
IUCN invites applications for the Chair of its Western Gray Whale Advisory Panel (WGWAP) to provide objective independent advice on the impacts to...
For the last 14 years, the IUCN-led WGWAP has worked with Sakhalin Energy – an oil and gas company with Gazprom, Shell, Mitsui and Mitsubishi as shareholders – and other actors to ensure the long-...
IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation together with the Mediterranean Trust Fund visited Lebanon and has been welcomed by IUCN ROWA between...
In line with this new dynamic to support MPAs, IUCN facilitated meetings with high level officials to invite Lebanon to adhere the Mediterranean Trust Fund and get benefit into supporting existing...
Stefano Burchi was recently appointed Chair of the WCEL Water and Wetlands Specialist Group, with Professor Owen McIntyre becoming Chair Emeritus.
Stefano Burchi has been appointed Chair of the WCEL Water and Wetlands Specialist Group. He inherits the position from Professor Owen McIntyre, whose served a four-year term as the first Chair....
EU Outermost Regions and Overseas Countries and Territories (or Europe overseas for short) range from small islands to large stretches of land and...
An expanse rich in endemic species These territories cover an area of 4.4 million km², equivalent in size to continental Europe, and have a combined Exclusive Economic Zone of over 15 million km²,...
Blog by Ria Sen, member of the IUCN Comission on Education and Communication
AWARE Week, convened by Project AWARE[1] and the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI), is a global call for ocean conservation action through learning, action and inspiration. The...
Blog by Ria Sen, member of the IUCN Comission on Education and Communication, following Global AWARE Week
Last week I was in Koh Tao – called the “diver’s paradise” of Thailand – where I keenly participated in marine conservation activities as part of AWARE Week 2018, supported by Project AWARE and PADI...
At the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio +20), States committed themselves "to address, on an urgent basis ... the issue of the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological...
According to the WGWAP Terms of Reference: IUCN will, in consultation with the WGWAP Co-Chairs, appoint an independent agency to evaluate, according to IUCN-supported Independent Scientific &...
Background Residues of seagrass Posidonia oceanica beached in tourist zones represent often a problem in the Mediterranean.The leaf debris help to reduce the swell’s energy and can act as a seedbank...
IUCN HEADQUARTERS - GLAND, SWITZERLAND IUCN Global Marine and Polar Programme Rue Mauverney 28, CH-1196 Gland, Switzerland Fil. Lic. Carl Gustaf Lundin Principal Scientist, Global Marine and Polar...

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