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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Current Consultancy Opportunities 2018-01-17: TERMS OF REFERENCE: IUCN-Med is looking for 4 national coordinators for the PPI-OSCAN in Algeria, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia. Deadline: 12th...
IUCN welcomes the EU Plastics Strategy launched today, encourages all public and private actors to ensure its swift and adequate implementation, and...
Plastic debris causes enormous problems within the marine environment. The slow degradation of large plastic items into microplastic particles (smaller than 1 to 5 mm), which spread over long...
IUCN Issues Briefs provide an accessible overview of the often complex issues related to nature conservation and climate change mitigation and...
Forests and climate change Building resilience to climate change through forest conservation, restoration and sustainable use Water and climate change...
Nishanthan Sobana and her husband are a young couple from Sri Lanka's Mannar District who finished school in the crippled economy of the war-torn...
Mannar is one of the districts in Northern Sri Lanka severely affected by the civil war. The escalation of conflicts in 2008 compelled people to flee, leaving many homeless and without livelihoods...
Journalists participated in a press trip in Ca Mau National Park
In the framework of Ha Long – Cat Ba Alliance, funded by the United State Agency for International Development (USAID), IUCN will hold a media talk...
Time and location: Ha Long city – 29 & 30 Jan 2018 and Cat Ba – 31 Jan 2018 Participants: journalists, lecturers and students of journalism universities in Ha Noi City, Hai Phong and...
Plastic bag in the ocean
Plastic is everywhere, polluting our waters, choking marine wildlife, and even in our food and water. I’ve seen plastics in every ocean I’ve dived in...
This article was written by Pierre-Yves Cousteau. Marine plastic is a subject that is close to my heart. My father explored the world for 50 years and documented the health of marine life. Diving...
ASEAN Marine Plastic Conference
The ASEAN Conference on Reducing Marine Debris in ASEAN Region, organised by the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources and the Ministry of...
  The conference reviewed the current status of marine debris pollution at local, regional, and global scales, and provided an opportunity for participants to exchange knowledge on the most...
The BEST Future
Are you aware of these amazing facts? The EU’s Outermost Regions (ORs) and Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs) include 34 political entities...
"The EU’s ORs and OCTs hold 80% of the EU’s Biodiversity and are Ambassadors for the EU." - Humberto DELGADO ROSA, Director Natural Capital, DG ENV In 2010, the BEST initiative was launched to...
On 25 October, 120 representatives from the private sector, government and civil society participated in a meeting to develop a collaborative action...
The meeting was organised by the local fishery network of Trang Province, as part of a project supported by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) – for which IUCN is an implementing body in...
Torquigener flavimaculosus
The IUCN- Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation (IUCN-Med) in collaboration with ENALIA Physis Environmental Research Centre and the support of...
Every year, new introductions of exotic or rare species are reported in scientific journals and are recorded by scuba divers. Many of the species that make it into their new environment perish or are...
The IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas and Big Ocean are proud to announce the latest addition in the IUCN WCPA Best Practice Protected Areas...
The guidelines provide a starting point and complement current resources for MPA managers. Composed of four chapters, the publication is targeted for anyone involved in supporting Large-Scale MPAs (...
people with asian bamboo has in flat sand with rows of mangrove saplings
Along the coast of East Java, Indonesia, Mangroves for the Future has planted more than 74,000 mangrove saplings to support the sustainable...
Mangroves for the Future (MFF), a joint coastal ecosystem initiative of IUCN and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), works toward promoting investment in coastal ecosystem...

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