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CBD
Meeting
#5536
CBD
Meeting
#5540
CBD
Meeting
#5541
CBD
Meeting
#5517

Sustainable Ocean Initiative (SOI) Training of Trainers Workshop

11 - 15 September 2015, Yeosu, Republic of Korea

News Headlines
#105020
2015-08-28

USAID launches US$12.5 million Caribbean marine biodiversity programme

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a US$12.5 million Caribbean Marine Biodiversity Programme (CMBP), in an effort to protect critical marine ecosystems and reduce threats to the region’s fisheries and tourism sectors.

News Headlines
#105010
2015-08-27

Top scientists call for more no-fishing marine reserves

Two of New Zealand's most renowned marine scientists have argued for more "no-take" marine reserves, where fishing of any kind is banned.

News Headlines
#104949
2015-08-21

North Pacific ‘blob’ stirs up fisheries management

Unprecedented conditions in the Pacific Ocean have sent fisheries managers into uncharted waters.

News Headlines
#104938
2015-08-20

'The future is grim for coral reefs'

Coral reefs are among the world's richest ecosystems - and they will disappear from the face of the Earth before this century is over if we don't make serious changes, ecologist Peter Sale told DW.

News Headlines
#104893
2015-08-19

Latin America Should Lead in Protecting the Planet’s Oceans

SANTIAGO, Aug 17 2015 (IPS) - Latin America should assume a position of global leadership by adopting effective measures to protect the oceans, which are threatened by illegal fishing, the impacts of climate change, and pollution caused by acidification and plastic waste.

Notification
#2365
2015-08-17
Action by
2015-10-16

Request for scientific information to support the objectives of the 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, Xiamen, China

Reference: SCBD/SAM/DC/JL/ASO/JG/84838 (2015-093)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points; FAO; IMO; COBSEA; IOC-WESTPAC; NOWPAP; PEMSEA; relevant regional fisheries management organizations; indigenous peoples and local communities; and other relevant global or regional organizations/initiatives

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Meeting Document
#104876
2015-08-14

UNEP/CBD/MCB/EM/2015/1/2

Report on the Pacific Central American Expert Workshop for Marine Conservation and Sustainability

News Headlines
#104861
2015-08-13

Are marine organisms evolving to protect their young in response to ocean acidification?

Marine organisms living in acidified waters exhibit a tendency to nurture their offspring to a greater extent than those in more regular conditions.

News Headlines
#104866
2015-08-13

Scientists sequence octopus genome: A better understanding of cephalopods?

Researchers have sequenced an octopus genome for the first time, paving the way for a better understanding of octopuses and similar creatures.

News Headlines
#104872
2015-08-13

Australia’s ‘other’ reef is worth more than $10 billion a year - but have you heard of it?

You’ve heard of the Great Barrier Reef – but what about its southern equivalent? The Great Southern Reef covers 71,000 square km. Its kelp forests contain unique and diverse marine life by global standards, and it contributes more than A$10 billion to Australia’s economy each year.

News Headlines
#104847
2015-08-12

Snail scent repels starfish; may protect coral and Great Barrier Reef

The Crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci) is responsible for depletion of 40 percent of the coral cover on the Great Barrier Reef over the last 30 years, and currently can only be controlled by the labor intensive use of an expensive lethal injection, administered by divers.

News Headlines
#104805
2015-08-10

Fish off Australia's coast dive deep to avoid heat

CAIRNS, Australia, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Humans retreat inside and blast the air conditioning when it's hot, but fish don't have such a luxury. New research shows a common predator species off the Australian coast dives deeper to avoid rising water temperatures.

News Headlines
#104819
2015-08-10

Our Taste for ‘Aquatic Bushmeat’ Is Killing the Sea

Sylvia Earle fell in love with the ocean as a teenager in the 1950s. She marveled at the wealth of aquatic life in the Gulf of Mexico, near her family’s home in Clearwater, Florida.

News Headlines
#104782
2015-08-06

Secret ecosystem found on hills deep beneath the ocean’s surface

A TREASURE trove of biodiversity has been hiding several kilometres below the ocean surface. Only a handful of people have ever seen these enigmatic animals – until now.

News Headlines
#104783
2015-08-06

Researchers discover a new deep-sea fish species

They are some of the most interesting and unique creatures in the oceans - deep-sea life. Most people can identify a shark or sea turtle or whale, but many are shocked to see what a lanternfish or oarfish looks like. Deep-sea creatures can be down-right scary looking.

News Headlines
#104764
2015-08-05

Crucial ocean-acidification models come up short

As the oceans’ chemistry is altered by rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide, the response of sea-dwellers such as fish, shellfish and corals is a huge unknown that has implications for fisheries and conservationists alike.

News Headlines
#104770
2015-08-05

Fish 'evolving to avoid trawler nets' by swimming faster

Fish may be evolving to swim faster so they can avoid capture in trawler nets, according to research.

News Headlines
#104751
2015-08-04

Ocean changes are affecting salmon biodiversity and survival

The biodiversity of two Northern Pacific salmon species may be at risk due to changes in ocean conditions at the equator, reports a study by the University of California, Davis.

Notification
#2363
2015-08-03
Action by
2015-09-18

Sustainable Ocean Initiative (SOI) Capacity-Building Workshop for East Africa, 16 to 20 November 2015, Nosy Be, Madagascar

Reference: SCBD/SAM/DC/JL/JA/JMQ/84902 (2015-091)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points in coastal and island country Parties in the East Africa region: Comoros, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, Somalia, Tanzania, South Africa, France; Nairobi Convention Secretariat, WIOMSA, French MPA Agency, and other relevant UN/international/regional organizations

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