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Việt Nam becomes one of first nations to sign High Sea Treaty

Vietnam News 21 Sep 2023
The High Sea Treaty regulates the exploitation, sharing of benefits and conservation of marine genetic resources in international waters ... Explaining the significance of the treaty, Sơn underlined that it is the first document to comprehensively regulate the conservation and sustainable use of marine genetic resources in international waters.

IUCN and AI2 to provide AI technology at no-cost to fast-track implementation of newly signed ...

The Eagle-Tribune 21 Sep 2023
The BBNJ Agreement, which has been in the making for almost two decades, provides a global framework for protecting marine areas and species, assessing the impact of human activities, providing technology transfer and capacity building, and ensuring the equitable sharing of benefits from marine genetic resources.

Philippines on cusp of new South China Sea cold war

Asiatimes 21 Sep 2023
In response, the Department of National Defense in tandem with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, and the UP Marine Science Institute and other relevant agencies met to coordinate the Philippines’ response.

Maine’s PFAS reporting law need to take a risk-based approach

Bangor Daily News 21 Sep 2023
Jim Dill, D-Old Town, is a member of the Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Committee and the Marine Resources Committee in the Maine Legislature ... My legislative colleague, who chairs the Legislature’s Environment and Natural Resources Committee, state Sen ... limited resources.

More military personnel head to US-Mexico border as officials describe increase in migrant crossings

ABC7 21 Sep 2023
21 SEP 23 16.37 ETBy Priscilla Alvarez, Ed Lavandera and Ashley Killough, CNN(CNN) The Defense Department is ramping up resources at the US-Mexico border as officials describe a surge in border crossings in places including Eagle Pass, Texas, where the mayor has declared a state of emergency.

Penhook man dies in boating incident at Smith Mountain Lake

The Roanoke Times 21 Sep 2023
A Penhook man died after striking a tree Saturday night while operating a boat on Smith Mountain Lake. Members of the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources and the Smith Mountain Lake Marine Volunteer Fire Department responded to a 911 call at approximately 10.30 p.m ... Tim Dooley with the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources ... Apple Podcasts ... .

UK gives green light to RWE’s Welsh offshore wind farm

Splash24/7 21 Sep 2023
UK Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero Claire Coutinho has given the go-ahead to Wales’ largest renewable energy investment this decade – RWE’s Awel y Môr offshore wind farm ... The company is now awaiting the granting of the necessary marine licence from Natural Resources Wales, to progress the project into construction ... .

McDermott Awarded Transportation and Installation Contract by PRIO

Victoria Advocate 21 Sep 2023
... resources into the products the world needs ... Operating in over 54 countries, McDermott's locally-focused and globally-integrated resources include more than 30,000 employees, a diversified fleet of specialty marine construction vessels and fabrication facilities around the world.

India’s Diplomatic Outreach: Human immunoglobulin donation precedes high stakes visits to Peru and Paraguay

Financial Express 21 Sep 2023
India has sent a donation of 1,000 doses of human immunoglobulin for the treatment of Guillain-Barré Syndrome, ahead of the visit of Secretary (East) Ministry of External Affairs, Saurabh Kumar to Peru and Paraguay next week. Follow Us ... Navigating the Ethical Frontiers of Space Exploration ... A Historic Step towards the Conservation of Marine Resources.

President Bio criticises America’s stance on June 24 election amid global protests

Sierra Leone Telegraph 21 Sep 2023
... resources they rightfully deserve ... Today, Sierra Leone has signed, and we eagerly anticipate the ratification and subsequent entry into force of the marine biodiversity Agreement to usher in a new era of marine environmental protection, fair and equitable use of ocean resources.

Editorial: An important step forward to open, interpret a key Charleston site

The Post and Courier 20 Sep 2023
P.G.T ... Department of Natural Resources' Marine Resources Division, MUSC, the College of Charleston's Grice Marine Laboratory and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Marine Fisheries Service ... For Fort Johnson's new era to succeed, it will require cooperation and attention from the Department of Natural Resources, the S.C ... As Mr ... .

PH says rising sea levels could shift maritime boundaries

Manila Bulletin 20 Sep 2023
... the marine environment in relation to climate change ... “The potential loss of maritime boundaries as a result of sea level rise will inevitably lead to conflicts in fisheries and other marine resources but more importantly could impact the stability of boundaries,” it added.

PH prods int'l tribunal to rule on marine protection vs climate change threats

Manila Bulletin 20 Sep 2023
"The potential loss of maritime boundaries as a result of sea level rise will inevitably lead to conflicts in fisheries and other marine resources but more importantly could impact the stability of boundaries and trigger conflict," it said.

Secrets of sea

Manila Bulletin 20 Sep 2023
The pillaging of the seabed of Rozul Reef and Escoda Shoal spells the incalculable loss of a habitat with consequences to the marine environment. What does the Department of Environment and Natural Resources intend to do, knowing that the loss is all but irreparable? Fishermen will likewise feel the destruction as one impacting their livelihood.

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