Marine

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Marine” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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From 24 to 25 May 2018, IUCN and Mangroves for the Future (MFF) Cambodia organised a two-day training workshop on communications in Kampot Province...
Following opening remarks from the facilitators and a keynote speech from Sreng Sophal, Deputy Director of the Department of Marine and Coastal Conservation for the Cambodia Ministry of Environment (...
The oceans have absorbed between 24% and 33% of anthropogenic carbon dioxide CO2) emissions during the past five decades. While this uptake provides a valuable service to human societies by...
On 20 November, IUCN Asia and Mangroves for the Future (MFF) attended the Asia-Pacific Day for the Ocean event in Bangkok. Taking place between the...
Participants took stock of progress on over 600 Voluntary Commitments made in the region and shared lessons learned. They also had the opportunity to secure more members for their Communities of...
Climate change is severely and rapidly impacting species, ecosystems and people around the globe. Climate change and ocean acidification are...
Ocean Warming Ocean warming may well turn out to be the greatest hidden challenge of our generation. Up to now, the ocean has shielded us from the worst impacts of climate change by absorbing...
In recent years, with increasing social awareness and interest in marine science, there has been an increase in reporting of stranding incidents of...
Goa with a coastline of approximately 105 km along the Arabian Sea, features beautiful bays, beaches, coral reefs and a diversity of riverine systems. Its coastal waters are home to the Indian Ocean...
The WCPA SSC Marine Mammal Protected Area Task Force facilitates mechanisms to encourage collaboration, sharing information and experience to access...
IUCN SSC Marine Mammal Protected Area Task Force Co-Chairs: Erich Hoyt and Giuseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara Mission StatementWebsite2016-2017 Marine Mammal Protected Areas TF Report  
The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) is an international treaty which was adopted and signed in 1982. It replaced the four Geneva Conventions of April, 1958, which...
Coastal Blue Carbon It was not until 2009 that the specific value and role of mangroves, saltmarshes and seagrasses for climate change mitigation began to be addressed by climate policy experts. IUCN...
IUCN HEADQUARTERS - GLAND, SWITZERLAND IUCN Global Marine and Polar Programme Rue Mauverney 28, CH-1196 Gland, Switzerland Fil. Lic. Carl Gustaf Lundin Principal Scientist, Global Marine and...
IUCN led the Seamounts Project on applying an ecosystem approach to fisheries management - a focus on seamounts in the southern Indian Ocean between 2009 and 2013. The objective of this United...
Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) involve the protective management of natural areas so as to keep them in their natural state. MPAs can be conserved for a number of reasons including economic...
IUCN's work on ocean governance covers many of the issues relating to the sustainable use and management of coastal, transboundary and...
International ocean governance includes the processes, agreements, rules, institutions, etc. developed to organise the way in which humans use the ocean and its resources. Not including the...

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