Wednesday 13 June 2012
Tackling climate change togetherPacific Islands Forum Secretariat | 13 Jun 2012
Pacific regional organisations continue to strengthen their commitment to tackling climate change together. Members of the Council of Regional Organisations in the Pacific (CROP) recalled their statement on Collaborating to Support Effective Responses to Climate Change this week at a meeting of the CROP Executives Subcommittee on Climate Change (CES-CCC) held in Suva, Fiji.
IUCN - Launch of Marine World Heritage App will bring marine crown jewels a lot closerIUCN | 13 Jun 2012
In celebration of World Oceans Day, the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas and the UNESCO World Heritage Centre are launching a new iPhone application. This years Oceans Day theme Youth: the Next Wave for Change inspired the development of the mobile application, which will act as a window on marine world heritage sites around the world.
EU fishing deal - not ambitious enoughfishupdate.com | 13 Jun 2012
Senior UK Liberal Democrat MEP Chris Davies, founder and secretary of the cross-party 'Fish for the Future' group in the European Parliament, described last night's deal between fisheries ministers as progress only of the most limited kind.
Oceana concludes second Baltic Sea expeditionfishupdate.com | 13 Jun 2012
After seven weeks at sea, Oceana's second Baltic Sea Expedition to document ecologically important areas and analyse their threats, has come to a close.
Scientists investigate dolphin deaths on Texas coastReuters | 13 Jun 2012
SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - Scientists are trying to find out why 119 bottlenose dolphins became stranded and died along the Texas coast in recent months, looking at possibilities ranging from algae blooms to oil pollution.
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