Latest News for: Marine resources


Int'l conference opens to draft world's first ocean biodiversity treaty 16 Aug 2022
The new treaty aims to codify an international law on territorial waters, sea lanes and marine resources, setting out the legal framework for all activities in the oceans and seas ... The negotiations aim to address marine genetic resources, including questions on benefit-sharing, ...

UN Resumes Work on Treaty to Protect the High Seas

The Maritime Executive 16 Aug 2022
Further, the delegates' goal is to finalize the strategy to share benefits derived from the exploitation of marine genetic resources – namely materials from ocean plants, animals, and other organisms that may be commercially or scientifically valuable ... genetic resources.

UN resumes talks on high-seas treaty amid growing concerns

Manila Standard 16 Aug 2022
... high seas, a vital yet fragile resource that covers nearly half the planet ... Such costly research at sea is largely the prerogative of the rich, but developing countries do not want to be left out of potential windfall profits drawn from marine resources that belong to no one.

On the Water: OSP conducts week-long ocean patrol

The News Guard 16 Aug 2022
The entire OSP Marine Fisheries Team participated in a week long ocean enforcement effort aboard the Guardian, patrolling ports from ... Oregon’s Marine Fisheries Team enforces and protects Oregon’s sport and commercial fishery regulations and marine resources.

Fishing vessels sinks, leaking diesel and threatening sensitive areas

The San Juan Journal 16 Aug 2022
13 just before 2 p.m. The crew aboard the vessel had been in the process of setting the fishing net when disaster struck ... These environmentally sensitive areas include kelp beds, wetlands, eelgrass, marine birds and mammals, waterfowl, raptors, salmonids, forage fish, shellfish, and other sensitive resources ...

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