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News Headlines
#92790
2013-03-18

Life Discovered in the Deepest Ocean

Researchers probing the deepest ocean have found a surprisingly high concentration of microbes, the latest evidence of organisms thriving in inhospitable environments that is reshaping scientists' understanding of the conditions necessary for life.

News Headlines
#92762
2013-03-15

Mass Strandings of Pilot Whales May Not Be Driven by Kinship, DNA Profiles Show

Mar. 14, 2013 — Biologists since Aristotle have puzzled over the reasons for mass strandings of whales and dolphins, in which groups of up to several hundred individuals drive themselves up onto a beach, apparently intentionally.

News Headlines
#92765
2013-03-15

Life found deep under the sea

For the first time, scientists have discovered microbes living deep inside Earth’s oceanic crust — the dark volcanic rock at the bottom of the sea.

News Headlines
#92741
2013-03-14

Landmark shark ban upheld at conservation meeting

Pro-shark fishing nations have narrowly failed to overturn a landmark protection deal struck at the Cites conservation conference in Bangkok.

News Headlines
#92654
2013-03-08

Porpoises Have to Be Careful in the Eastern Scheldt in the Netherlands

Mar. 7, 2013 — The unexpected conclusion of the doctoral research project on the feeding ecology of porpoises by Okka Jansen at Wageningen University is that the Eastern Scheldt in the Netherlands may be an ecological trap.

News Headlines
#92626
2013-03-07

Gambia: Environment - Recognizing the Efforts of Local Communities and World Wide Fund Participation in Mangrove Restoration in the Gambia

In our today's edition, we recognized local communities and NGOs such as World Wildlife Fund for their commitment and participation in mangrove restoration in The Gambia.

News Headlines
#92552
2013-03-01

New marine species discovered in Pacific Ocean

Washington: Scientists have discovered new species of sea slugs, feather stars and amphipods in the Madang Lagoon on the north coast of Papua New Guinea.

News Headlines
#92532
2013-02-28

California's Leatherback Sea Turtle Could Face Extinction In The Next 20 Years.

Less than six months after the Pacific leatherback sea turtle was named California's official marine reptile, studies suggest it might be time to launch a search for a new species to fill the role.

News Headlines
#92534
2013-02-28

Australia reef shallows may cross "damage threshold" in 30 years

Australian researchers looked at shallow corals, found in tropical waters under 70 metres (230 ft) in depth, along Australia's iconic Great Barrier Reef, and found that even tiny increases in overall ocean acidity could lead to extreme changes.

News Headlines
#92511
2013-02-27

Commission aims to draw attention to deteriorating oceans

The Global Ocean Commission, a new independent body of politicians, businessmen, development experts and scientists, will meet for the first time next month, in Cape Town, South Africa, to start work on proposing the sustainable use of the oceans' natural resources.

News Headlines
#92491
2013-02-26

Fish discards ban 'may be diluted'

Europe's fisheries ministers may dilute plans for a total ban on the practice of discarding fish at sea, as they meet in Brussels.

News Headlines
#92494
2013-02-26

Seals take scientists to Antarctic's ocean floor

(Reuters) - Elephant seals wearing head sensors and swimming deep beneath Antarctic ice have helped scientists better understand how the ocean's coldest, deepest waters are formed, providing vital clues to understanding its role in the world's climate.

News Headlines
#92452
2013-02-25

Manta ray struggles for survival

Overfishing threatens the magnificent and prized ‘Ali Maduwa’

News Headlines
#92461
2013-02-25

Seafarer science: Sailors asked to help measure plankton

Scientists are enlisting sailors and fishermen to help with what they hope will be the world's biggest study of plankton in the oceans.

News Headlines
#92465
2013-02-25

How the Ocean Loses Nitrogen: Scientists Identify Key Factor That Controls Nitrogen Availability in the Ocean

Feb. 24, 2013 — During an expedition to the South Pacific Ocean, scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology in Bremen, along with their colleagues from the GEOMAR and Christian-Albrechts University in Kiel, discovered that organic matter derived from decaying algae regulate ...

News Headlines
#92469
2013-02-25

Tagged seals help find missing piece in global climate puzzle

By tracking the voyages of elephant seals off Antarctica, and with the help of satellite imaging and undersea sensors, researchers have discovered a long-elusive source for the deep-ocean streams of cold water that help to regulate the Earth's climate.

News Headlines
#92436
2013-02-22

Deepest hydrothermal ocean vents found

LONDON, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- British researchers say they have found a set of hydrothermal vents on the floor of the Caribbean Sea, the deepest yet found anywhere in the world.

News Headlines
#92400
2013-02-21

Deepest undersea vents discovered by UK team

UK scientists exploring the ocean floor in the Caribbean have discovered an "astounding" set of hydrothermal vents, the deepest anywhere in the world.

News Headlines
#92358
2013-02-20

Sustainable Tuna is a Key Component of Food Security Worldwide

In 2012, the FAO released a report, which estimated that there were almost 870 million chronically undernourished people in 2010 to 2012

Meeting Document
#92343
2013-02-19

UNEP/CBD/EBSA/NP/1/2

Compilation of Submissions of Scientific Information to Describe Areas Meeting Scientific Criteria for EBSAs in the North Pacific Region

Meeting Document
#92292
2013-02-18

UNEP/CBD/EBSA/NP/1/3

Data to Inform the CBD North Pacific Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas

Meeting Document
#92257
2013-02-15

Document

Submission by WWF Russia

Meeting Document
#92256
2013-02-15

Document

Submission by Russia

Meeting Document
#92255
2013-02-15

Document

Submission by the Philippines

News Headlines
#92236
2013-02-15

Genetics used to gauge whale comeback

NEW YORK, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- North Atlantic humpback whales have recovered from years of whaling, but a precise pre-whaling number estimate is key to defining that recovery, scientists say.

News Headlines
#92193
2013-02-14

Fish 'janitors' said vital to coral reefs

ATLANTA, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Herbivorous marine fish can be picky eaters, U.S. scientists say, which could spell trouble for endangered reef systems that depend on the fish as "cleaners."

News Headlines
#92156
2013-02-13

€1 million invested in the conservation of marine migratory species

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority and environment ministry have teamed up with the Spanish interdisciplinary research team KAI Marine Services to carry out a project to gather scientific data on the conservation status of bottlenose dolphin and loggerhead turtles within the 25 nautica ...

News Headlines
#92129
2013-02-12

Ratan Tata joins global leaders for Global Ocean Comm launch

The GOC brings together eminent people from different parts of the world for a new initiative to restore health and productivity to the ocean.

News Headlines
#92112
2013-02-11

Diversité biologique : Réflexion autour de la gestion du littoral côtier marin

Les Aires marines protégées (Amp), la gestion intégrée des zones côtières sont, entre autres, les questions qui vont meubler la réflexion lors de l’atelier de renforcement de capacités qui se tient, depuis lundi, à Dakar. Il réunit, pendant 4 jours, des représentants de 22 pays d’Afrique et des ...

News Headlines
#92081
2013-02-08

Africa Analysis: Ocean science urgently needs investment

Last year, African space science had a big change in fortune. The allocation of more than half of the US$2 billion Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope ― a global science and engineering project ― to the continent opened the floodgates for funding, especially for equipment and an expansi ...

News Headlines
#92050
2013-02-07

How New Corals Species Form in the Ocean

Feb. 6, 2013 — Since the observations made by English naturalist Charles Darwin on the Galapagos Islands, researchers have been interested in how physical barriers, such as isolation on a particular island, can lead to the formation of new species through the process of natural selection.

News Headlines
#92025
2013-02-05

Euro MPs back large-scale fishing reform to save stocks

The European Parliament has voted for sweeping reforms of the controversial EU Common Fisheries Policy.

News Headlines
#91999
2013-02-04

How Do Corals Survive in the Hottest Reefs On the Planet?

Feb. 1, 2013 — Coral reefs are predicted to decline under the pressure of global warming. However, a number of coral species can survive at seawater temperatures even higher than predicted for the tropics during the next century

CBD
Meeting
#5161
News Headlines
#91989
2013-02-01

Australian government pledges to protect Great Barrier Reef

Unesco warned last year that the World Heritage Site could be listed as 'in danger if there was no progress by 1 February

News Headlines
#91976
2013-01-31

Ocean conservation: A big fight over little fish

Size limits have been a part of fisheries management for decades, but some fear that they are doing more harm than good.

News Headlines
#91878
2013-01-23

From the brink of extinction: elephant seals stage remarkable comeback

In the 19th century the Northern Pacific Elephant was thought to be extinct until a small population was discovered on an island of Baja California in 1892.

News Headlines
#91854
2013-01-22

Dispute means mackerel is no longer catch of the day

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has downgraded mackerel from its list of fish suitable to eat.

Meeting Document
#91838
2013-01-18

Document

Information Note for Participants

Meeting Document
#91836
2013-01-18

Document

FAO : Putting into practice the ecosystem approach to fisheries

Meeting Document
#91837
2013-01-18

UNEP/CBD/SBSTTA/16/INF/9

Training manual on the description of ecologically or biologically significant marine areas (EBSAs) in the open- ocean waters and deep-sea habitats

Meeting Document
#91833
2013-01-18

Document

One ocean many worlds of life (CBD Booklet for 2012 International Day for Biological Diversity- Marine Biodiversity)

Meeting Document
#91834
2013-01-18

Document

FAO: International guidelines for the management of deep-sea fisheries in the high seas (relevant for VMEs information)

Meeting Document
#91831
2013-01-18

Document

FAO: Governance of marine protected areas in the least-developed countries: Case studies from West Africa

Meeting Document
#91832
2013-01-18

Document

FAO : Guidelines on the Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries

Meeting Document
#91829
2013-01-18

Document

UNDOALOS: Ecosystem approaches and oceans

Meeting Document
#91826
2013-01-18

Document

FAO: Link to EAF toolbox

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