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Marine conservation

We have 9 items tagged with ‘Marine conservation’.
  • A deep sea octopus

    Fish Night 6: Wonders of the deep blue

    IIED's November Fish Night event will focus on the deep sea, and the impacts of human activities on this fragile environment

    21 October 2019 | News | Biodiversity
  • a turtle

    Navigating ocean investments

    In the first of a new series of ‘Insights’ case studies designed to highlight links between business and sustainability, IIED looks at a business model that could be the key to bridging the marine conservation funding gap.

    1 October 2019 | Article | Economics
  • A fisherman looks at his latest huge catch of fish caught in nets

    It is time to control fishing on the high seas to protect the life of the ocean and coastal people who depend on it

    As the state of the ocean continues to grab headlines, World Oceans Day (8 June) is an opportunity to make sure new measures to govern the high seas include fishing – the greatest threat to life in the deep ocean

    8 June 2019 | Blog | Fisheries
  • An image from the animation focusing why small-scale fisheries matter

    IIED animation: it’s time for policy to catch on to small-scale fishing

    A new animation from IIED – the second instalment in a three-part series – urges policymakers around the world to recognise the value that small-scale fishing brings to national economies

    15 February 2019 | News | Fisheries
  • Plastic debris litters the beach on Clipperton Island, a tiny uninhabited coral atoll in the eastern Pacific Ocean (Photo: Clifton Beard, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    Transitioning towards a plastic free world

    Discarded plastic is one of the biggest threats to our oceans. IIED's Essam Yassin Mohammed says we must do more to tackle the problem of plastic pollution

    30 May 2018 | Blog | Biodiversity
  • Watching fishermen at the end of the day on the beach of Kotchi, Kerala, India (Photo: Antoine Collet, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    IIED to host Twitter chat on oceans

    Join our Twitter chat on Thursday 31 May to talk about how to protect our oceans. The online conversation will cover issues ranging from high seas governance, what it will take to make sustainable small-scale fisheries part of the growing blue economy, and the connection between pollution out at sea and the impact on coastal water ecosystems.

    16 May 2018 | News | Fisheries
  • Policymakers at a UN meeting in New York discuss how to end the legal 'no man's land' on 50 per cent of the Earth's surface (Photo by IISD/Francis Dejon)

    Governing the ungoverned 50% of the planet

    Essam Yassin Mohammed reports back from the first round of a UN preparatory meeting to create an agreement on the sustainable use of marine biodiversity in the high seas

    11 April 2016 | Blog | Biodiversity
  • Madagascan fishermen set out for a day's fishing in traditional dugout canoes. Madagascar is implementing community-based management for some of its marine resources (Photo: Andreas Hafenscher, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    World Oceans Day event will examine the potential of oceans and coasts

    Join us on World Oceans Day (8 June) for an event to discuss the future of our oceans and coasts

    21 May 2015 | News | Fisheries
  • Kenya: Community-based marine area holds some important lessons for policy makers

    On a white sandy beach in a small fishing village called Kuruwitu in eastern Kenya a ground-breaking project that aimed to protect marine biodiversity and improve livelihoods was launched in 2005. Six years on what obstacles has it encountered and what lessons can be learned?

    14 November 2011 | Blog | Land acquisitions and rights
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