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Recommendation VI/2

Marine and coastal biological diversity: progress report on the implementation of the programme of work, including the integration of coral reefs

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Marine biodiversity: Enormous variety of animal life in the deep sea revealed

Ecologists at the University of Cologne's Institute of Zoology have for the first time demonstrated the enormously high and also very specific species diversity of the deep sea in a comparison of 20 deep-sea basins in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Over a period of 20 years, a research team le ...


Recommendation XVI/6

Marine biodiversity: marine spatial planning and voluntary guidelines for the consideration of biodiversity in environmental impact ssessments and strategic environmental assessments in marine and coastal areas

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Marine biologist says keeping oceans healthy more critical than ever

SYDNEY, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- U.S. marine biologist and ocean explorer Sylvia Earle told Australian audiences that keeping the oceans healthy is more critical now than ever.

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Marine biologists scramble to stop a deadly epidemic decimating coral reefs

Coral reefs around the world are in growing danger due to rising temperatures connected with climate change. But in Florida and the Caribbean, marine biologists are racing to fight a new deadly threat. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien reports.

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Marine experts flag new Peru marine reserve that allows industrial fishing

When Peru declared the creation of the Nazca Ridge National Reserve in the country’s southern waters this past June, it also increased — in one fell swoop — the proportion of its maritime area under protection from less than 1% to nearly 8%. But the move has sparked an outcry from conservationis ...

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Marine heatwaves in a changing climate

Heatwaves in the ocean can rapidly disrupt marine ecosystems and the economies that depend on them.

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Marine ranching helps restore biodiversity in south China island

When Wang Aimin, then a professor of oceanic science at Hainan University, started helping with marine ranching by dropping artificial reefs into seawater in 2011, he was ridiculed by local divers.

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Marine reserves work as they protect the oldest and largest animals

After centuries of fishing we do not know what natural conditions are. Only marine reserves will give us such insights

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Marine scientists keep their ears to the ocean

Scientists are collecting the sounds of the sea to help get a picture of the biodiversity challenges marine life in New Zealand faces. The ocean is louder than you think.

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Massive Drought Leaves Over One Million Dead Fish Carcasses Reeking And Rotting In 'Major Ecological Event

Drought has killed up to one million fish in Australia, leaving the country’s government grappling with how to deal with what have been described as apocalyptic scenes. Rotten fish are lining the banks of the Murray-Darling Basin in New South Wales, with the regional government saying that the s ...

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Massive Swarm of Eels Is The Most Fish Ever Recorded at The Bottom of The Ocean

Before we start mining for precious metals in the darkness of the deep sea, we might try switching on the light first and observing our surroundings. In this seemingly isolated abyss, at deeper than 3,000 metres (9,800 ft) below sea level, scientists were able to coax a massive swarm of 115 cutt ...

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Measures in place to preserve marine environment, maintain water quality

The Water Quality Section at Environmental Monitoring and Laboratory Department of the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change is implementing a number of projects to preserve marine environment and maintain water quality in Qatar.

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Measuring individual argon atoms helps in understanding ocean ventilation

The age of the water in the world's oceans is critical for understanding ocean circulation, especially for the transport of gases from the atmosphere into the deep ocean. Researchers from Heidelberg University recently used an atomic physics technique they developed to determine the age of deep ...

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Mediterranean Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs), 7 to 11 April 2014, Málaga, Spain

Reference: SCBD/SAM/DC/JL/JG/83051 (2014-009)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points in the Mediterranean region: Albania, Algeria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, the European Community, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Slovenia, Spain, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey; Mediterranean Action Plan; relevant regional fisheries management organizations; and other relevant regional organizations/initiatives

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Mediterranean marine protection failing as 2020 deadline looms

A new WWF report shows that Mediterranean countries are failing on their global commitment to protect at least 10% of marine and coastal areas, and to stop ongoing biodiversity loss in the region.

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Microbiome boost may help corals resist bleaching

A simple but powerful idea is to improve the health of corals using cocktails of beneficial bacteria. The strategy is being explored as part of global scientific efforts to help corals become stronger, more stress resistant and more likely to survive bleaching events associated with climate change.

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Mixing it up in the web of life

Many types of marine plankton are either animal-like or plant-like. But a huge number are both, and they are upending ideas about ocean ecology.

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Monaco Blue Initiative takes a step forward to the Blue Economy at Ocean Week.

Rethinking the ocean management and conservation in a sustainable way is routed through a series of concrete actions taken at international level. That is the common thread of Monaco Blue Initiative, a panel of leading socio-economic experts and policy makers launched in 2010 by H.S.H. Prince Al ...

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COP 10

Monaco and Marine Protected Areas

Within the framework of the COP-10 and in presence of HSH the Sovereign Prince, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation organizes a side event entitled “Monaco and Marine Protected Areas”. During this event, a presentation will be given on projects led by the Foundation in the field of biodive ...

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Monaco’s Prince Albert II: Oceans are a ‘family heritage,’ with little time to save them

When you think of Monaco, it’s hard not to envision opulent resorts, Formula 1 racing, classic cars, luxury casinos, and harbors lined with private yachts, against the glitzy backdrop of the French Riviera.

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Monitoring atmosphere, ocean and climate from space

Our society is increasingly weather and climate dependent.Data from Earth observation and meteorological satellites have become vital for forecasting the weather at all ranges, monitoring the climate, and producing timely warnings and other information that support public and private decision ma ...

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More acidic seas devour marine food web

As more acidic seas spread across the globe, conditions for survival start to change. That could close vast volumes of ocean for vital forms of life.

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More than 150 companies take principled stand at UN Ocean Conference

At the Sustainable Blue Economy Investment Forum in Cascais, Portugal, a special UN Ocean Conference event, more than 150 major companies have signaled their commitment to a healthy ocean by signing onto the UN Global Compact Sustainable Ocean Principles.

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More than 150,000 Europeans call on EU to ban bottom-trawling to protect ocean and climate

A giant colourful pop-up book depicting the devastation caused by destructive bottom trawling - and how the marine environment thrives in its absence - was delivered to European Union (EU) Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius by NGOs this morning, on behalf of more than 150,000 Europeans who have ...

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Moreef’s ‘More Life’ project going strong

Everyone must strike out on their own. It is something many parents discuss with their children. For Alwin Hylkema, the founder of Modular Restoration Reef Moreef in Saba, this question bears a special relevance as he works to improve the health of reefs.

Side Event
COP 10

Moving the Needle on Ocean Protection

During this side event, we will launch a report titled “Moving the needle on Ocean Protection” that has been prepared for COP10 and that focuses on the implementation of the 2012 target of establishing Marine Protected Areas Networks. The report will provide evidence-based advice on improving an ...

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Mudflats, mangroves and marshes — the great coastal protectors

More than a third of the global population lives within 100 kilometers of the world's coastline. But one stretch of coast can vary greatly from the next, and as such, each faces different challenges as sea levels rise in our warming world. Widely understood to protect the land from the water, th ...

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Mysterious circling behavior discovered among marine mammals

Prior to the development of sophisticated tracking devices, the movements of animals in the ocean were largely unknown. According to a new study from Cell Press, tracking technology has revealed some unexpected circling behavior among marine mammals.

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