Wednesday 20 June 2012
May 2012 global temperatures second warmest on recordScienceDaily.com | 20 Jun 2012
The globally-averaged temperature for May 2012 marked the second warmest May since record keeping began in 1880. May 2012 also marks the 36th consecutive May and 327th consecutive month with a global temperature above the 20th century average.
Rio Conventions Pavilion Highlights – OceansInternational Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) | 20 Jun 2012
The Rio Conventions Pavilion continued on Saturday, 16 June 2012, focusing on Oceans. The event consisted of seven panels, a lunch celebrating 10 years of the Global Ocean Forum (GOF) and the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), and a closing session presenting the outcomes of Oceans Day to the Rio+20 process.
Climate change, fisheries and aquaculture in the PacificSecretariat of the Pacific Community | 20 Jun 2012
Fifteen countries and territories and their development partners met in Noumea last week for a joint Secretariat of the Pacific Community / Food and Agriculture Organization workshop to discuss how climate change will affect Pacific fisheries and aquaculture.
UNESCO-IOC Releases Proposals for Sustainable Ocean ManagementInternational Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) | 20 Jun 2012
The report "Healthy Ocean, Healthy People," released by UNESCO-IOC during Rio+20, stresses the role of the ocean for a green economy and provides suggestions for initiatives to support sustainable ocean management in the areas of science and technology, protection of marine heritage, and for empowering citizens in defining a common ocean future.
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