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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IUCN’s programme of work on marine plastics has focused principally on seeking solutions to close the plastic tap and tackle plastic pollution at its...
Photo: IUCN Current Projects Plastic Waste Free Islands With support from the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD), IUCN launched the Plastic...
Following are some of IUCN's key resources related to marine plastics and microplastics.  For more information, visit the GMPP Resources page.   Photo: IUCN...
Environment Ministers, along with development and environmental practitioners, from around the world recently gathered in Nairobi, Kenya for the...
The overall aim of UNEA-4, which took place from 11 to 15 March, was to create a framework to help shift global economic systems towards a more sustainable path for resource efficiency, energy,...
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 &...
IUCN's work on ocean governance covers many of the issues relating to the sustainable use and management of coastal, transboundary and...
International ocean governance includes the processes, agreements, rules, institutions, etc. developed to organise the way in which humans use the ocean and its resources. Not including the...
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...
The continuous application of Mangroves for the Future’s (MFF) knowledge and governance structures to leverage and scale up MFF investments, share...
This was the clear message that emerged at the MFF completion workshop held in Bangkok, Thailand on February 13, 2019. The workshop presented MFF’s achievements over the years, its plans moving...
Environment Ministers of Rwanda and Costa Rica have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to deepen collaboration on key environmental conservation...
Environment Ministers of Rwanda and Costa Rica have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to deepen collaboration on key environmental conservation programmes in the two countries.  Facilitated by...
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...
Last November 2018, IUCN, through its Mekong WET project, and the Department of Freshwater and Wetlands Conservation (DFWC) of the Ministry of...
The workshop, which was the first of its kind in the country, aimed to build the capacity of Ramsar and wetlands Site Management Teams on using the R-METT Tool, which is officially recognised by the...
The central objective of the People and the Ocean SG is to promote the need to understand and integrate the voices, visions, rights, and livelihood...
  Indigenous people, coastal communities, small-scale fishers and island nations are intimately connected to, depend on and claim resources and territories in much of the world’s oceans and coastal...
The Ecosystem-based Aquaculture Group (E-bAG) is an IUCN experts group with global expertise on aquaculture management and development, including...
Thematic Group Lead François Simard  Future World demands of marine protein will be mainly covered by the increasing supply of aquaculture products, which as growing activity in many coastal and...

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