Latest News for: Ocean marine resources


Gulf International Bank B.S.C. releases Sustainable & Transition Finance Framework

bizbahrain 02 Dec 2023
Gulf International Bank B.S.C. has released its Sustainable and Transition Finance Framework (the “Framework”). The purpose of the Framework is to set out how GIB classifies and manages sustainable finance transactions ... activities that support sustainable ocean, sea and marine resources ... Venetia Bell, Chief Sustainability Officer commented ... ....

SAMSA’s 25 Year Anniversary: Section Three

Mail Guardian South Africa 01 Dec 2023
A maritime country is described as distinguished by characteristics that include “a significant length of coastline, which may span along oceans, seas, gulfs, or baysand a coastline provides access to marine resources and facilitates maritime trade and transportation”.

“Living Fossil” Among 15 Species Found At Newly Discovered Vents In The Galápagos

IFL Science 30 Nov 2023
A high-temperature hydrothermal vent field has been discovered in the Galápagos Marine Reserve ... ROV SuBastian / Schmidt Ocean Institute (CC BY NC-SA 4.0) ... “In addition to increasing the scientific knowledge of the region, it is wonderful to know they will be used in Ecuador's management of their own marine resources.

Transport Minister addresses 33rd IMO Assembly in London

The Peninsula 29 Nov 2023
For that, he said, Qatar has put together a national plan of action for managing and preserving marine resources, thereby supporting the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030), and is planning to establish marine reserves in an area of 30 miles of Qatari waters over the next ten years.

Op-Ed: Who Should Own Ocean Data?

The Maritime Executive 27 Nov 2023
Together with partners, the research community at NTNU’s Centre for Autonomous Marine Operations and Systems (AMOS) has developed methods and technology that can monitor large areas of ocean in the High North ... and important marine resources that Norway cannot afford to lose.

Huge underwater mountain TWICE the size of the Burj Khalifa, the world

The Daily Mail 24 Nov 2023
Experts from the Schmidt Ocean ... 'The absence of detailed underwater topography, or bathymetric data, hinders the ability to safely navigate vessels at sea, manage marine resources sustainably, and safeguard coastal communities,' the Schmidt Ocean Institute added in a statement.

Africa’s High Seas of Crime, Where Criminals Rule the Waves

The Epoch Times 23 Nov 2023
Criminal networks are plundering marine resources, scouring shipping lanes for vessels to hijack, and traversing coastal state waters and the high ...

DOST holds Science Technology and Innovation Week In Iloilo

Manila Standard 23 Nov 2023
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) held the yearly National Science Technology and Innovation Week (NSTW) in Iloilo City for the first time from Nov. 22 to 26 ... The Blue Economy refers to a sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods and jobs, while preserving the health of marine and coastal ecosystem ... .

‘May our oceans continue to bless us with abundance and vitality’ – Minister Ferrari |21 ...

Nation 21 Nov 2023
Seychelles, as an ocean state, understands the profound significance of our marine resources ... “As we celebrate our fishing industry, we must also recognise our responsibility to protect and preserve the very oceans that sustain us ... “As we move forward, let us remember that the treasure of our oceans is not an unlimited resource.

UMaine scientists use eDNA to enhance river herring recovery research in Penobscot River

Bangor Daily News 21 Nov 2023
candidate Julia Sunnarborg, partnered with the Maine Department of Marine Resources, Maine Sea Grant and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to expand our understanding of river herring recovery and broader ecosystem dynamics in the Penobscot River estuary.

New framework developed to monitor the impact of 'destructive' fishing

Phys Dot Org 21 Nov 2023
The UN Sustainable Development Goals highlight the need to end destructive fishing practices to conserve marine resources and protect the ocean ... can have on marine ecosystems and the societies that depend on them are well-documented ...

U.S. Senators Push for UNCLOS Ratification as Members of Congress Call for ISA to Adopt ...

Enid News & Eagle 21 Nov 2023
Senate to ratify the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), which details the rights and responsibilities of countries regarding the world’s oceans, including “the management of marine natural resources.”At the close of part III of the International Seabed Authority’s 28th ...

Groups call for passing of ocean conservation bill

Taipei Times 20 Nov 2023
Taiwan is surrounded by the sea and the Pacific Ocean, and it is urgent to pass key bills to protect marine resources and ensure sustainable development,” said Kuo Chia-wen (郭佳雯), board member of the Matsu Fish Conservation Union, Taiwan. “Key regulations covering the ocean and ...

The Biosphère presents two new exhibitions that raise awareness about the environment

Longview News-Journal 17 Nov 2023
Weaving the Ocean. In Ari Bayuaji’s Studio and Zer0 ... Photo ... Weaving the Ocean ... Weaving the Ocean is a project initiated by the artist Ari Bayuaji in 2020 in Bali when borders closed as a result of COVID-19 ... pollution of the oceans and destruction of marine resources; the natural beauty of the island and its attractiveness for tourists ... Zer0 ... Zer0 ... ....

Divergent views on deep sea exploration and mining in the Pacific

RNZ 17 Nov 2023
But critics fear removing these resources will upset the ocean's ecological balance and lead to the extinction of certain marine species and other unforeseen consequences ... "It's very contradictory when we acknowledge the ocean as the largest climate regulator yet we like to enxploit the resources down at the depths of the ocean.