Tuesday 05 June 2012
Test case challenges East Cape oil permitNew Zealand Herald | 05 Jun 2012
Greenpeace and an East Cape iwi will today challenge the legality of a permit granted to Brazilian oil giant Petrobras in a case that could have a far-reaching impact on oil exploration here.
Oil lobbyist - between bedrock and a hard place (interview)New Zealand Herald | 05 Jun 2012
The new head of a reinvigorated oil and gas lobby has a hard sell on his hands. Just as the petroleum industry is gearing up to push its views on oil exploration harder, so are an equally determined environmental movement and a Green Party which is riding high in the polls.
Emphasis on Respect for the Environment Marks OAS Meeting on Port Managementoas.org | 05 Jun 2012
May 24, 2012: The Organization of American States (OAS) today closed the Third Conference on Environmental Port Management in Montevideo, which advanced the development of a hemispheric agenda for creating a solid and sustainable system of ports based on efficient, environmentally-friendly policies.
Louisbourg Seafoods joins World Ocean Counciloceancouncil.org | 05 Jun 2012
Louisbourg Seafoods has joined the World Ocean Council (WOC) as the first company from the fish harvesting sector to become part of the growing international business leadership alliance on Corporate Ocean Responsibility.
New Marine protection zones expected next monthfishupdate.com | 05 Jun 2012
THE Marine Management Organisation ?has? said that it intends to confirm the next marine protection zone areas by July, as work on the current plan areas continues.The current plan ? covering an area from Flamborough Head to Felixstowe? are expected to be in draft form by the end of this year, and? the MMO will start work on the next marine plans in October this year, following the announcement in July.
INTERNATIONAL FISH TALKS IN ORKNEYfishupdate.com | 05 Jun 2012
Delegations from the European Commission and Norway will descend on Orkney next week, as talks continue on the EU-Norway fishing agreement for 2013 and beyond. The meeting in Kirkwall from June 6-8 will be jointly hosted by the Scottish Government, Orkney Islands Council and the Orkney Fisheries Association. Discussions will aim to review and revise management plans on how the shared stocks of cod, herring and saithe are sustainably fished.
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