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News Headlines
#123908
2020-01-23

Bending with Wind, Coral Spawning linked to Ocean Environment

During the early summer, corals simultaneously release tiny balls composed of sperms and eggs, known as bundles, that float to the ocean surface. Here the bundles open, allowing the sperm to fertilize the eggs where they eventually settle on the seafloor and become new coral on the reef.

News Headlines
#119640
2019-01-28

Beneath The Waves: A Game-Changer To Shark Science In The Caribbean

While most people in the northern hemisphere are blanketed under snow and actual blankets, Beneath the Waves is outside and on the waters of the Caribbean, helping make their vision come true: oceans that have thriving shark populations.

News Headlines
#121838
2019-08-08

Bermuda's baitfish populations

Small fishes play an important role in the marine food chain, providing food for larger fishes and water birds, but they are also caught for use as bait in both commercial and recreational fisheries.

News Headlines
#129857
2021-08-10

Bermuda’s coral reefs ‘doing well’ but future is uncertain

Bermuda’s coral reefs could help to protect the island from strengthening storms – if we are able to keep them healthy. Robbie Smith, curator of the Natural History Museum at BAMZ, said at an online round table on the Bermuda Ocean Prosperity Programme that safeguarding the marine environment co ...

News Headlines
#122664
2019-10-15

Best way to protect ocean fisheries? Let nations profit from them

Overfishing is a major problem for the world's oceans, but a strategy adopted nearly 50 years ago has helped protect fisheries: giving nations exclusive rights to waters 200 miles offshore and letting them police their own fish stocks.

News Headlines
#126551
2021-01-11

Big differences in how coral reef fish larvae are dispersed

How the larvae of colorful clownfish that live among coral reefs in the Philippines are dispersed varies widely, depending on the year and seasons—a Rutgers-led finding that could help scientists improve conservation of species.

News Headlines
#124415
2020-02-27

Billions lost as illicit fisheries trade hurting nations who can afford it least

More than eight million to 14 million tonnes of unreported fish catches are traded illicitly every year, costing the legitimate market between $9 billion and $17 billion in trade each year, according to new UBC research.

News Headlines
#118812
2018-11-06

Billions to be gained in coral reef investment, new analysis shows

New findings released offer a compelling business case for investing in the protection of the world’s coral reefs, with economic benefits stretching into the tens of billions in just over a decade.

Side Event
#2156
COP 10
2010-10-26

Biodiversity and Marine protected areas: Building capacities for the development of regional MPAs networks toward effective large marine ecosystem-based management

Panel session with three components : 1. Presentations of the recommendations on “ Biodiversity and MPAs” - 5th Global Ocean Conference in Paris-UNESCO – May 2010 ( session "preserving life" implemented by French Marine Protected Areas Agency) 2. Regional MPAs networks initiatives: - CAMPAN ...

Side Event
#1782
COP 10
2010-10-27

Biodiversity in Fishery - Perspective from Experiences of Japan

Relation of biodiversity and fishery is regarded competitive frequently. However, good practices show the integrated aspects of environmental conservation and sustainable fisheries. 10 academic societies on coastal environment in Japan organize the multi-sectoral and interdisciplinary symposium ...

Side Event
#1784
COP 10
2010-10-22

Biodiversity of Marine and Coast - MPAs and Sustainable Fisheries Supported by Citizens

Conservation of Coastal&Marine Biodiversity WG, CBD Citizens Network Japan has organized the movement to propose the potential site of MPAs in Japan. To support MPAs, citizens may support the sustainable fishery to support fishery local small communitiies. Our WG discuss the ideal system of MPAs ...

News Headlines
#125966
2020-12-02

Biodiversity: Monaco comes to the rescue of Riviera’s seahorses

The Prince Albert II Foundation, the Oceanographic Institute, and biodiversity specialist Biotope have joined efforts to study the seahorse population off the Monaco coastline.

News Headlines
#127909
2021-04-06

Biodiversity’s healthy byproduct — nutrient-rich seafood

About a third of people around the world rely on protein from the world’s oceans, rivers, and lakes. But the full nutritional value of this seafood depends upon the species diversity in the ecosystem where it was extracted, a new study by researchers at Yale and the University of British Columbi ...

Side Event
#2745
COP 11
2012-10-12

Bioenergy and biodiversity

This event will present the most recent mounting evidence for harms to both terrestrial and marine (algae) ecosystems biodiversity resulting from escalating demands for bioenergy feedstocks. The policies and supports driving these will also be critiqued including assessment of the performance of ...

News Headlines
#123473
2019-12-17

Biological oceanographer breaks down the linkages between human impacts on the ocean and their effects on human systems

Look out at the ocean, a symbol of constant endurance and abundance. It's tempting to think that in the face of a rapidly changing climate and all the impacts it brings—disaster, food insecurity, habitat and biodiversity loss to name a few—the ocean will always be there.

Meeting
#2300

Black Sea Ecosystem 2005 and Beyond

8 - 10 May 2006, Istanbul, Türkiye

News Headlines
#132365
2022-01-07

Bleached coral reefs can still support nutritious seafood, study finds

Bleached coral reefs can continue to support nutritious seafood, according to a new study conducted by the University of Lancaster. The leading cause of coral bleaching is climate change. A warming planet means a warming ocean, and a change in water temperature can cause coral to drive out algae.

News Headlines
#134469
2022-05-16

Bleached sea sponges found in New Zealand waters for first time

Sea sponges off New Zealand’s southern coastline have been found bleached bone-white for the first time, following extreme ocean temperatures.

News Headlines
#133991
2022-04-11

Bleaching of marine sponges observed in warming Tasmanian waters for the first time

Bleaching in marine sponges in temperate waters off Tasmania’s east coast has been observed for the first time, with scientists warning the discovery could be an indicator of climate change in deeper reef systems.

News Headlines
#120802
2019-04-17

Blue Planet: The Nature Conservancy unveils $1.6 billion bid to save the oceans

Global non-profit The Nature Conservancy has announced a $1.6 billion plan to help save and restore the world's oceans by selling "blue bonds" to coastal and island countries.

News Headlines
#132179
2021-12-15

Blue solution to humanity’s “code red” crisis

The heat dome over Canada’s Pacific Northwest that killed hundreds of humans and “cooked” one billion sea creatures; Europe’s catastrophic floods; and the worst wildfires in almost a decade could become our new normal.

National Report
#57052

Brazil
2009-02-20

Brazil

Voluntary Report on Implementation of the Programme of Work on Marine and Coastal Biological Diversity

News Headlines
#118715
2018-10-29

Budapest's underwater wonderland draws divers from far and wide

Not every diver's dream is to watch shimmering shoals of fish swim through coral reefs in dazzlingly blue seas.For Laura Tuominen, the ultimate diving experience is not to be found in the Red Sea or the Caribbean, but in a labyrinth of spectacular underwater caves beneath the pavements of Budapest.

News Headlines
#131715
2021-11-16

Busy beavers: up close with Cornwall’s furry eco-warriors

Reintroducing beavers is like throwing petrol on to the bonfire when it comes to nature recovery – it really speeds things up,” says Chris Jones, farmer and communities director of the Beaver Trust. We’re on a tour of Woodland Valley Farm, near Ladock, his home and the site of the Cornwall Beave ...

Notification
#2103
2013-11-11
Action by
2013-12-15

CBD Expert Workshop on Underwater Noise and its Impacts on Marine and Coastal Biodiversity, 25 to 27 February 2014 – International Maritime Organization Headquarters, London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JL/JG/82877 (2013-101)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points; other Governments; International Maritime Organization; Convention on Migratory Species; International Whaling Commission; indigenous and local communities; and other relevant organizations

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Notification
#2189
2014-04-23
Action by
2014-07-14

CBD Expert Workshop to Prepare Practical Guidance on Preventing and Mitigating the Significant Adverse Impacts of Marine Debris on Marine and Coastal Biodiversity and Habitats, 2 to 4 December 2014 - Baltimore, United States of America

Reference: SCBD/SAM/DC/JL/JA/JG/83469 (2014-059)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points; other Governments; relevant organizations; and indigenous and local communities

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Notification
#2198
2014-05-06
Action by
2014-06-16

CBD Expert Workshop to Provide Consolidated Practical Guidance and a Toolkit for Marine Spatial Planning, 9 to 11 September 2014 - Montreal, Canada

Reference: SCBD/SAM/DC/JL/JA/JMQ/83496 (2014-068)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points; other Governments; United Nations specialized agencies, including UNEP, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission-UNESCO, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, and International Maritime Organization; the Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel of the Global Environment Facility (GEF-STAP); regional organizations, including Large Marine Ecosystem programmes; other relevant organizations; and indigenous and local communities

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Notification
#1782
2011-09-23
Action by
2011-10-20

CBD Joint Expert Meeting on Addressing Biodiversity Concerns in Sustainable Fishery, 7 to 9 December 2011, Bergen, Norway

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JLe/rg/77592 (2011-180)
To: CBD National Focal Points; SBSTTA Focal Points; other Governments; FAO, UNEP, RFMOs; IUCN-CEM-FEG; relevant organizations

At its tenth meeting, the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity noted an urgent need to further review, in accordance with international law, including the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, the impacts of unsustainable fishing, such as destructi ...

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Notification
#2697
2017-11-17
Action by
2017-12-15

CBD Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs) in the Baltic Sea, 20 to 24 February 2018, and Training Session on EBSAs, 19 February 2018, Helsinki, Finland

Reference: SCBD/SPS/DC/JL/JG/86986 (2017-122)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points and Marine and Coastal biodiversity Focal Points in the Baltic Sea region (Denmark, Estonia, European Union, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russian Federation, Sweden); HELCOM; indigenous peoples and local communities; relevant regional fisheries bodies; and other relevant global and regional organizations/initiatives

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Notification
#2570
2016-12-12
Action by
2017-01-31

CBD Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs) in the Black Sea and Caspian Sea region, 25 to 29 April 2017, and Training Session on EBSAs, 24 April 2017 – Baku, Azerbaijan

Reference: SCBD/CSU/CG/JL/JG/84835 (2016-144)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points in the Black Sea and Caspian Sea; indigenous peoples and local communities; ACCOBAMS; BSC; FAO; GFCM; IMO; TCIS; other relevant regional seas conventions and action plans; relevant regional fisheries management organizations; and other relevant global and regional organizations/initiatives

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Notification
#2259
2014-11-10
Action by
2014-12-22

CBD Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs) in the North-East Indian Ocean region, 23 to 27 March 2015, and Training Session on EBSAs, 22 March 2015 – Colombo, Sri Lanka

Reference: SCBD/SAM/DC/JL/JG/84084 (2014-128)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points in the North-East Indian Ocean region; FAO; IMO; SACEP; BOBLME; other relevant regional seas conventions and action plans; relevant regional fisheries management organizations; indigenous peoples and local communities; and other relevant global and regional organizations/initiatives

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Notification
#2260
2014-11-10
Action by
2014-12-22

CBD Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs) in the North-West Indian Ocean and Adjacent Gulf Areas, 20 to 25 April 2015, and Training Session on EBSAs, 19 April 2015 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Reference: SCBD/SAM/DC/JL/JG/84008 (2014-129)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points in the North-West Indian Ocean and adjacent gulf areas region; FAO; IMO; ROWA; CMS Office – Abu Dhabi; PERSGA; ROPME; AGEDI; other relevant regional seas conventions and action plans; relevant regional fisheries management organizations; indigenous peoples and local communities; and other relevant global and regional organizations/initiatives

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Notification
#2356
2015-07-22

CBD Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs) in the Seas of East Asia, 14 to 18 December 2015, and Training Session on EBSAs, 13 December 2015 – Xiamen, China

Reference: SCBD/SAM/DC/JL/ASO/84837 (2015-084)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points in the Seas of East Asia region; FAO; IMO; COBSEA; IOC-WESTPAC; NOWPAP; PEMSEA; other relevant regional seas conventions and action plans; relevant regional fisheries management organizations; indigenous peoples and local communities; and other relevant global and regional organizations/initiatives

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Notification
#2865
2019-03-25
Action by
2019-05-31

CBD Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas in the North-East Atlantic Ocean, 23 to 27 September 2019, and Training Session on EBSAs, 22 September 2019 — Stockholm, Sweden

Reference: SCBD/SSSF/AS/JA/JG/87789 (2019-036)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points and Marine and Coastal Biodiversity Focal Points in the North-East Atlantic region (Belgium, Denmark, European Union, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Russian Federation, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland); indigenous peoples and local communities; OSPAR Commission; NEAFC; International Council for the Exploration of the Sea; and other relevant global and regional organizations/initiatives

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Meeting Document
#113187
2017-06-06

CBD/SOI/OM/2017/1/1

Provisional Agenda

News Headlines
#123081
2019-11-20

COP25 to keep ocean focus despite moving to Madrid

Next month’s UN climate talks have moved from Chile to Spain but will retain the ‘blue COP’ theme.

News Headlines
#118620
2018-10-22

California’s Underwater Forests Are Being Eaten by the ‘Cockroaches of the Ocean’

Early on a gray summer Saturday, an unusual assemblage — commercial fishermen, recreational boaters, neoprene-clad divers — gathered for a mission at Albion Cove, a three-hour drive north of San Francisco.

Notification
#2715
2017-12-13
Action by
2018-01-15

Call for information to support the objectives of the Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas in the Baltic Sea, 20 to 24 February 2018, and Training Session on Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas, 19 February 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

Reference: SCBD/SPS/DC/JL/JG/87042 (2017-140)
To: CBD National Focal Points; SBSTTA Focal Points; Marine and Coastal Biodiversity Focal Points; relevant United Nations/international organizations; HELCOM; Regional Fisheries Bodies; indigenous peoples and local communities; and other relevant global and regional organizations/initiatives

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Notification
#2879
2019-05-28
Action by
2019-08-30

Call for information to support the objectives of the Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas in the North East Atlantic, 23-27 September 2019, and Training Session on Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas, – 22 September 2019, Stockholm, Sweden

Reference: SCBD/SPS/SBG/AS/JA/JG/88146 (2019-050)
To: CBD National Focal Points; SBSTTA Focal Points; Marine and Coastal Biodiversity Focal Points; relevant United Nations/international organizations; indigenous peoples and local communities; OSPAR Commission; NEAFC; International Council for the Exploration of the Sea; Regional Fisheries Bodies; and other relevant global and regional organizations/initiatives

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Notification
#1862
2012-02-01
Action by
2012-02-26

Call for posters for the Sixteenth Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical, and Technological Advice (SBSTTA-16)

Reference: SCBD/STTM/SBSTTA15/DC/JG/78811 (2012-020)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points, POWPA Focal Points and relevant organizations

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Notification
#2577
2017-01-17
Action by
2017-02-28

Call for scientific information to support the objectives of the Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas in the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, 25 to 29 April 2017, and Training Session on Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas, 24 April 2017 – Baku, Azerbaijan

Reference: SCBD/SPS/DC/JL/JG/84836 (2017-002)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points; ACCOBAMS; BSC; FAO; GFCM; IMO; TCIS; other relevant regional seas conventions and action plans; relevant regional fisheries management organizations; indigenous peoples and local communities; and other relevant global and regional organizations/initiatives

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Notification
#2803
2018-09-27
Action by
2018-11-30
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