Latest News for: Ocean marine resources


Solon highlights need for 'blue economy', but what is it about?

Manila Bulletin 01 Oct 2023
... on coastal and marine environments; (4) environmental-economic accounting of coastal and marine assets and resources, and ecosystem services from coastal and marine environments; and (5) priority strategic and sustainable ocean-based and ocean-related economic activities.

World Maritime Day

Mail Guardian South Africa 29 Sep 2023
These include affordable and clean energy (SDG 7); industry, innovation, and infrastructure (SDG 9); climate action and sustainable use of the oceans, seas, and marine resources (SDGs 13 and 14); and the importance of partnerships and implementation to achieve these goals (SDG 17).”.

Papua New Guinea PM tells US Pacific wants investment not aid

RNZ 29 Sep 2023
"Our combined Pacific air and water space is almost 30 percent of the Earth's surface while our ocean holds substantial marine resources. "Likewise, our forests and land hold rich biodiversity, minerals and other resources while our island communities are places of huge cultural diversity," he said.

World Maritime Day 2023: Celebrating 50 years of MARPOL

SAFETY4SEA 28 Sep 2023
affordable and clean energy (SDG 7); industry, innovation and infrastructure (SDG 9); climate action and sustainable use of the oceans, seas and marine resources (SDGs 13 and 14); and the importance of partnerships and implementation to achieve these goals (SDG 17).

More efforts called for to protect world's oceans

China Daily 27 Sep 2023
We need to work together to build partnerships for a blue economy and jointly develop marine resources," he said ... He said Mauritius possesses over 2.3 million square kilometers of marine territory and it is crucial that people there take care of the vast oceans, which harbor abundant marine resources.

China's marine protection creates job opportunities, ensuring people's rights to sustainable development

People Daily 27 Sep 2023
During the seminar, Wang Antao, director of the Department of International Cooperation of Ministry of Natural Resources, said that the high-quality development of China's marine economy has created a large number of job opportunities and sources of income, effectively protecting people's rights to subsistence and development.

Australia helps PH restore coral reefs

The Manila Times 27 Sep 2023
"This will help create marine protected areas to preserve our precious marine resources," she said ... Collett said that the Mead Foundation, the Southern Cross University, and the University of the Philippines Marine Environmental and Resource Foundation are working together to ...

Egyptian Mediterranean fisheries in urgent need of better management, says study

Phys Dot Org 26 Sep 2023
In a new paper in the journal Ocean and Coastal Management, researchers with the Sea Around Us initiative at the University of British Columbia and the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport reconstructed Egypt's marine fisheries' catches from the ...

US recognizes Cook Islands, Niue during Pacific summit

Anadolu Agency 26 Sep 2023
"With the establishment of diplomatic relations, the United States and the Cook Islands will strengthen bilateral cooperation on shared priorities including the climate crisis, ocean stewardship, marine resources, renewable energy, education, sustainable development, democracy, human rights and good governance," the statement said.

Move over, highways. Now you can sponsor an ocean sanctuary

Gloucester Times 24 Sep 2023
The island state bans commercial fishing and other resource extraction in the marine sanctuary, which it established in 2020 ... Tagelagi said the initiative grew out of frustration with the lack of funding to support big marine protected areas, despite a United Nations target to protect 30% of the ocean by 2030.

SEC issues guidelines on blue bonds

Manila Bulletin 24 Sep 2023
They must also substantially contribute to objective numbers 6 and/or 14 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, which seeks to ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all, and Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development, respectively.

Việt Nam becomes one of first nations to sign High Sea Treaty

Vietnam News 21 Sep 2023
At the same time, in recent years, the international community's awareness and concern for ocean issues and maritime law is increasing, especially in the context of depletion of marine resources due to overexploitation and negative impacts of environmental pollution and climate change, he noted.

President Bio criticises America’s stance on June 24 election amid global protests

Sierra Leone Telegraph 21 Sep 2023
... resources they rightfully deserve ... Today, Sierra Leone has signed, and we eagerly anticipate the ratification and subsequent entry into force of the marine biodiversity Agreement to usher in a new era of marine environmental protection, fair and equitable use of ocean resources.

Editorial: An important step forward to open, interpret a key Charleston site

The Post and Courier 20 Sep 2023
P.G.T ... Department of Natural Resources' Marine Resources Division, MUSC, the College of Charleston's Grice Marine Laboratory and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Marine Fisheries Service ... For Fort Johnson's new era to succeed, it will require cooperation and attention from the Department of Natural Resources, the S.C ... As Mr ... .

Insights into the UNSDGs: Refocused commitment needed to ensure sustainable future for all

B & FT Online 20 Sep 2023
Some notable facts included.. No Poverty. End poverty in all its forms everywhere ... End Hunger ... Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, sea and marine resources for sustainable development. Our ocean, the planet’s largest ecosystem, is endangered. Plastic/marine pollution, over-fishing, ocean warming, acidification and eutrophication all play a role ... ....