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Governance (Page 2)
Diversity and Quality of Protected Area GovernanceIUCN | 19 Sep 2013
A publication produced by IUCN, the ICCA Consortium, the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (via GIZ) and the CBD Secretariat provides today a resource that reflects the growing importance of governance issues in conservation. The publication is designed to address at least in part the challenges of the CBDs Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA).
New Hampshire joins groundfish lawsuitWorld Fishing | 19 Sep 2013
New Hampshire has joined a lawsuit against the U.S. Secretary of Commerce and other U.S. officials, challenging substantial new catch limits on many types of groundfish in New England.
Giving Up on AntarcticaNew York Times | 17 Sep 2013
Creative marine reserves in the south polar region would seem like a no-brainer. So why are plans being scaled back?
Policital and practical gap must be bridged, says SFF chieffishupdate.com | 09 Sep 2013
Scottish Fishermen's Federation chief executive Bertie Armstrong will tell the Westminster Food & Nutrition Forum in London tomorrow (10 September) that for the implementation of the new Common Fisheries Policy to work effectively, the gap between political decision-making and the practical implementation of fisheries management measures must be bridged.
Faroe Islands hails herring working group proposalfishupdate.com | 09 Sep 2013
THE Faroese Government has issued a broad welcome to an agreement reached between North Atlantic coastal states at a meeting in London last week on its proposal to establish a scientific working group on the zonal attachment of Atlanto-Scandian herring.
Shark Awareness Week kicks off with hopes to ban finningNew Zealand Herald | 09 Sep 2013
The survival of the ocean's top predator is under threat which means it is time for the country to join a global movement to ban shark finning from its waters, the New Zealand Shark Alliance says. "It is a senseless waste to be killing sharks just for their fins and dumping their bodies," WWF-NZ Marine Species advocate Milena Palka said.
Mackerel meeting to be held 7-8 SeptemberWorld Fishing | 05 Sep 2013
The Coastal States will meet from Saturday 7 September to Sunday 8 September in an effort to resolve the dispute over coastal states' shares in mackerel fisheries.
Faroese dispute continuesWorld Fishing | 04 Sep 2013
The dispute over quota shares of Atlanto-Scandian herring continues after the EU, Norway, Iceland and Russia failed to come to an agreement with the Faroese at talks in London yesterday.
Coalition to set up scientific panel to review marine park boundariesGuardian Unlimited | 26 Aug 2013
The Coalition will review the boundaries of Labor's marine parks and scrap the just-finished management plans so that the fishing industry can be given a greater say. Speaking at the Australian Fishing Trade show on the Gold Coast, Tony Abbott said the Coalition would set up a scientific panel to review the boundaries of the new marine parks - heralded by Labor as one of its most significant environmental achievements.
King Salmon development disputeWorld Fishing | 12 Aug 2013
Two appeals put forward to the New Zealand High Court against King Salmon's proposal to develop new fish farms in the Marlborough Sounds have been rejected.
New Jeppesen C-MAP MAX-N Wide cartographyWorld Fishing | 04 Aug 2013
Jeppesen's new C-MAP MAX-N Wide cartography, designed for popular navigation systems from global marine electronics company Navico, is now available to boaters worldwide.
UNEP and INTERPOL Support Countries in Combating Illegal LoggingInternational Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) | 31 Jul 2013
The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) announced the results of a project implemented in collaboration with INTERPOL to combat illegal logging in Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Paraguay, Peru and Venezuela.
New York bans shark fin tradeWorld Fishing | 31 Jul 2013
Fourteen animal welfare, environmental and conservation organisations have applauded Gov. Andrew Cuomo for signing a law that bans the possession, sale, trade and distribution of shark fins in New York.