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Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency completes marine pollution study to boost compliance with fishing rules June 04, 2021   |  Source : Voxy  | Copyright : 2008-2018 Digital Advance Limited

The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) is stepping up efforts to stop the dumping of plastic waste at sea in the western and central Pacific Ocean (WCPO). The agency has completed a consultancy study into ways of improving compliance with the...

CEO of vessel operator apologises for impact of sunken container ship off Sri Lanka coast by Tang See Kit June 04, 2021   |  Source : CNA  | Copyright : Mediacorp 2021. Mediacorp Pte Ltd. All rights reserved.

While Sri Lanka braces itself for a possible oil spill from a sunken Singapore-registered container ship, the vessel operator's chief executive on Thursday (Jun 3) expressed “deep regrets and apologies” for the impact that the incident has caused on l...

Marine park for Antarctica relies on EU engaging China: law expert by Fran Molloy June 04, 2021   |  Source : Macquarie University  | Copyright : Macquarie University

The European Union could be key to preserving Antarctica’s pristine waters, with the timing ripe this year to gain global agreement for three new Marine Protected Areas in the Southern Ocean. Macquarie University Associate Professor Nengye Liu will t...

WTO Members assess MC12 options for trade, environmental sustainability work June 04, 2021   |  Source : IISD  | Copyright : 1990-2021, IISD.

The group of World Trade Organization (WTO) members undertaking “structured discussions on trade and environmental sustainability” (TESSD) is moving ahead on its efforts to determine what its work may cover and how – including what they could includ...

World Environment Day 2021 launches global drive to restore nature June 04, 2021   |  Source : UNEP  | Copyright : © UNEP

With the world beginning to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, there is increasing recognition that healing from the pandemic is linked to healing the planet. Resetting humanity’s relationship with nature will be the focus of World Environment Day on...

Joint NGO Statement on the urgency of adopting an interim plan for rebuilding the Indian Ocean yellowfin tuna stock June 04, 2021   |  Source : IPNLF  | Copyright : 2021 Copyright IPNLF

We, (the undersigned) believe that the Maldives proposal cosponsored by Kenya, South Africa and Comoros offers the best starting point to move towards a precautionary interim arrangement until another stock assessment is undertaken later in 2021. The Ind...

4 fishermen missing in Capiz, the Philippines by Tara Yap June 03, 2021   |  Source : Manila Bulletin  | Copyright : 2021 Manila Bulletin The Nation's Leading Newspaper. All Rights Reserved.

Four fishermen are missing off the coast of Pilar town, Capiz province in the Philippines after a wooden-hulled boat capsized due to the effects of Tropical Storm ‘Dante’. The Office of Civil Defense (OCD-6) of Western Visayas region reported this ...

COVID crisis to push global unemployment over 200 mn mark in 2022: ILO June 03, 2021   |  Source : UN News  | Copyright : United Nations

The economic crisis caused by the COVID pandemic is expected to contribute to global unemployment of more than 200 million people next year, with women and youth workers worst-hit, UN labour experts said on Wednesday. The International Labour Organizat...

Chinese state firm’s wetland destruction shows mangrove habitat still under threat by Echo Xie June 03, 2021   |  Source : SCMP  | Copyright : 2021 South China Morning Post Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved.

A large state-owned port company in southern China was responsible for extensive destruction of wetland mangroves and repeatedly ignored orders from local government to rectify it, according to the Ministry of Ecology and Environment. A port constructi...

How seafood business models can incorporate circular economy principles: international study June 03, 2021   |  Source : Phys.Org  | Copyright : Phys.org 2003 - 2021 powered by Science X Network

Maria Sharmina and colleagues at the Tyndall Centre and MMU have published a paper in Nature Food on how companies in the seafood sector can make their business models both more resilient and compliant with circular economy principles. Seafood is expec...

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