While Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) have been proven to protect certain spawning habitats and nurseries, their effectiveness for migratory species has been hard to gauge.
Almost 790 meters below the surface, the Ocean Exploration Trust expedition recorded the unusual discovery on YouTube and other social networks on video.
The high seas begin 200 nautical miles from coastal shores, beyond the jurisdiction of any country. Their vast expanse and distance from shore pose challenges for exploration and knowledge gathering. However, scientific expeditions in recent years have revealed that these areas, which make up nearly two-thirds of the world’s ocean, harbor an incredible array of species that provide essential services for life on Earth.
Millions of square kilometres of ocean around the world will be cleaner and more sustainable thanks to the UK’s commitment to extend its Blue Belt scheme, announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the G7 today. The additional £7 million will mean our world-leading protection of Marine Protect
The high seas begin 200 nautical miles from coastal shores, beyond the jurisdiction of any country...scientific expeditions in recent years have revealed that these areas, which make up nearly two-thirds of the world’s ocean, harbor an incredible array of species that provide essential services f
Minister for Asia and the Pacific Heather Wheeler spoke at the Pacific Island Forum (PIF) Partners' Dialogue on the UK's work to address global climate change. Link to full article below.
...25 nations who are signatories to the Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) have been debating proposals to establish a network of marine protected areas (MPAs) that would balance commercial fishing activity with conservation.
SPREP would like to call for tenders from qualified and experienced consultancy firms or individuals who can offer their services in promoting and gauging levels of support by Pacific Island Members for the proposed target of 30 percent of the region's seas in Marine Protected Areas by 2030 (30 x
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has just turned the area into one of the world’s largest conservation areas, to counter the effects of rising temperatures on Arctic marine life and the indigenous people that call it home. Link to full article below.