Marine and Coastal Biodiversity: Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas
Marine and Coastal Biodiversity: Draft Summary Report on the Description of Areas Meeting The Scientific Criteria for Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (Addendum)
Addressing Adverse Impacts of Human Activities on Marine and Coastal Biodiversity, Including Coral Bleaching, Ocean Acidification, Fisheries and Underwater Noise
Marine Biodiversity: Marine Spatial Planning and Voluntary Guidelines for the Consideration of Biodiversity in Environmental Impact Assessments and Strategic Environmental Assessments in Marine and Coastal Areas
Marine and Coastal Biodiversity: Voluntary Guidelines for the Consideration of Biodiversity in Environmental Impact Assessments and Strategic Environmental Assessments in Marine and Coastal Areas
Identifying Specific Elements for Integrating the Traditional, Scientific, Technical and Technological Knowledge of Indigenous and Local Communities, and Social and Cultural Criteria and Other Aspects for the Application of Scientific Criteria for Identification of Ecologically or Biologically S ...
Progress Made in the Implementation of the Specific Work Plan on Coral Bleaching
Report of the Expert Meeting to Develop a Series of Joint Expert Review Processes to Monitor and Assess the Impacts of Ocean Acidification on Marine and Coastal Biodiversity
Synthesis Document on the Impacts of Marine Debris on Marine and Coastal Biodiversity
Background on the Development of Voluntary Guidelines for the Consideration of Biodiversity in Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAS) and Strategic Environmental Assessments (Seas) in Marine and Coastal Areas
Proposals for the Sustainable Ocean Initiative
Synthesis Document on the Experience and Use of Marine Spatial Planning
Oceans, Coasts, Islands: Achieving the Aichi Biodiversity Targets: Abstracts of Posters Presented at the Sixteenth Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice
Review of the Report of the joint OSPAR/NEAFC/CBD Scientific Workshop on EBSAs in the Northeast Atlantic (Addendum)
Report of the Western South Pacific Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas
Report of the Wider Caribbean and Western Mid-Atlantic Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas
Synthesis Report on the Work Carried Out Regarding Description of EBSAS in the Mediterranean
Training Manual for the Description of Ecologically and Biologically Significant Areas (EBSAS) in Open-Ocean Waters and Deep-Sea Habitats
13 - 16 November 2006, Helsinki, Finland
Workshop of coast and shallow sea. Coastline and the Shallow sea region that bring up biological diversity. We are learn abut good practice and the lesson learns. How is a Shallow sea region important to marine biological diversity? We preserve a continuity of the coastline in good condition and ...
Four new sharks—including a "rapier wielding" sawshark—are among 140 new species discovered by California Academy of Sciences researchers in 2011, the institution announced in December.
Vast tracts of Australia's oceans have been formally declared as protected areas, as part of long-running efforts to establish the world's largest network of marine reserves.
Research led by UBC experts says stocks would rebound if subsidies were dramatically reduced
Biodiversity in Europe's lakes and rivers is shrinking. Pollution, overfishing, habitat loss and the introduction of invasive species threaten a large number of fish, mollusks, snails and plants, according to a new European Commission report. The situation for animals on land isn't much better.
Earth has its own black holes. Swirling masses of water in the ocean are mathematically the same as the warped regions of space-time around cosmic singularities.
As western state slaughters sharks for perceived threat, Sydney Aquarium visitor survey finds 87% saying the predators should not be killed, and 69% backing human safety through education
Australia's iconic reef is under threat from pollution and climate change. Jon Day, recently resigned as the reef's Director of Heritage Conservation. He told DW that plans to dump spoil will put the reef at risk.
The UK's only known resident population of killer whales is at risk of becoming extinct, marine life experts fear.
CANBERRA, Australia, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Fishing nets left or lost by fishermen, known as "ghost nets," are threatening wildlife -- especially sea turtles -- in the sea off Australia, scientists say.
A hairy crab named after David Hasselhoff hitched a ride on an ocean "super-highway" to cross from the Pacific to the Atlantic millions of years ago.
A major study has found Caribbean coral reefs could disappear in 20 years. DW spoke to Carl Gustaf Lundin, director of the global marine and polar programme at the International Union for Conservation of Nature.
Researchers say that "immediate protection" is required for the waters around the remote Pitcairn Islands in the Pacific, home to one of the world's rarest and most valuable collections of marine species.
The European Parliament has voted against new subsidies for the fishing industry, opting to deliver funds to conservation research and the protection of fish stocks instead. Nina Wolf from OCEAN2012 is happy at the news.
Hundreds of crown-of-thorns starfish found on a beach in southern Japan in January stranded themselves because they were starving, say researchers.
Aug. 19, 2013 — Scientists are taking the public with them to study the world's coral reefs, thanks to 360 degree panoramas from Google's underwater street-view format.
A huge crustacean has been found lurking 7km down in the waters off the coast of New Zealand.
A new study states that nearly a third of the fish stocks certified as sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council were actually overfished
Biologist Roger Payne played a key role in helping end the wholesale slaughter of whales. In this interview, he talks about the threats they continue to face
False killer whales and bottlenose dolphins in New Zealand form long-term partnerships that might help them fend off predators or find food, researchers suggest.
25 - 27 November 2008, Guayaquil, Ecuador
Japan has concluded a two-and-a-half month whale hunt in the Pacific, killing 115 whales. It is the second campaign since the United Nations' top court ordered Tokyo to halt a separate hunt in the Antarctic.
6 - 13 July 2012, Bucharest, Romania
9 - 12 June 2003, New York, United States of America
26 - 30 January 2004, Portland, United States of America
13 - 25 March 2010, Doha, Qatar
10 - 18 September 2005, Beijing, China
15 - 26 July 2013, Kingston, Jamaica
15 - 21 August 2004, Stockholm, Sweden
Reference: SCBD/OMG/NP/DA/fa/cr/79601 (2012-057)
To: CBD National Focal Points; UN-Ocean members, Regional Seas Organizations, Regional Fisheries Management Organizations, and other Relevant Organizations