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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An online tool which helps companies measure their plastic footprint, developed by the social enterprise Searious Business and IUCN, International...
The tool, Plastic Scan, allows companies to measure how much plastic they use, and how much plastic waste is generated along their value chain. Based on the results, companies receive recommendations...
This is an invitation for a short consultation on whether all the existing IUCN policies, standards, recommendations and guidance have been captured...
The standards to MPAs are a synthesis of the existing IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas Standard, together with current relevant policies and positions taken from approved IUCN...
A synthesis of the existing IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas Standard, together with current relevant policies and positions taken...
The aim is that this synthesis will aid those governments, agencies, community-based organisations, donors, and MPA managers considering establishing new MPAs, as well as those with already...
Throughout 2017, the Thai Union-IUCN Partnership Project supported various community based initiatives in Koh Yao Yai, Phang Nga. The projects...
Community-based tourism has been the major focus of the island's conservation schemes. The Thai Union-IUCN Partnership Project encouraged the community members to develop integrated management plans...
Project title:  Strengthening community capacity and livelihood resilience through integrated coastal and marine resource management  Location: Koh Yao Yai sub-district, Phang Nga, Thailand...
Marine News Issue 14 14th edition of the IUCN Global Marine and Polar Programme newsletter - September 2017 Click image to download   Marine News Issue 13 13th edition of the IUCN Global...
IUCN HEADQUARTERS - GLAND, SWITZERLAND IUCN Global Marine and Polar Programme Rue Mauverney 28, CH-1196 Gland, Switzerland   Fil. Lic. Carl Gustaf Lundin Director, Global Marine and Polar Programme...
Plastic has become an essential part of life nearly everywhere in the world. Its durability, malleability, light weight and low production cost makes...
The global production of plastic is currently estimated to be around 300 million tons per year, while plastic pollution in the marine environment alone is estimated to be around 9.5 million tons,...
A variety of marine environmental issues facing Southeast Asia were discussed at the U.S.-ASEAN Conference on Marine Environmental Issues held in...
Onstage, left to right: Kateryna Wowk (Senior Associate for Strategic Planning and Policy, Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexco Studies Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi), Ryan Whisnant (...
Following are some of IUCN's key resources related to marine plastics and microplastics.  For more information, visit the GMPP Resources page and the GMPP dedicated website on marine plastics...
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...
Current Projects PlastiMed In 2017, IUCN engaged in new efforts on closing the plastic tap in the Mediterranean Sea. This two-year project aims to advance our understanding of plastic fluxes from...
In the framework of Ha Long – Cat Ba Alliance, funded by the United State Agency for International Development (USAID), IUCN will hold a media talk...
Time and location: Ha Long city – 12 & 13 Mar 2018 and Cat Ba – 14 Mar 2018 Participants: journalists in Ha Noi City, Hai Phong and Quang Ninh Provinces who are interested in environment...

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