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Kristina Gjerde
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Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson Oct 18
My ode to parrotfish amidst the coral reef crisis. Confessing my love, sharing my heartache, and reminding myself – and you – that despite the odds, we can’t turn away. 💛 We’ve got work to do, together.
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IMCC6 Oct 15
An symposium is a great way to get colleagues from around the world together. We're now accepting symposia proposals for the next IMCC! Details here:
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DOSI Oct 16
Our comments on the fourth draft Exploitation Regulations issued by the can be found below. Many thanks to the 18 experts that contributed.
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Remi Parmentier Oct 14
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Peter Thomson Oct 13
The beautiful waterfront view from , my home town. A place worth protecting with everything we've got. .2 - sustainably manage and protect coastal ecosystems, avoid adverse impacts, strengthen resilience & take restorative action.
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Julian Jackson🌍 Oct 12
“little evidence of significant cooperation between adjacent or overlapping organizations... highlighting the need for an agreement on the management of biodiversity, rather than sectors, in ABNJ.” 🌊 🌍 🇺🇳 🤓:
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Ian Urbina Oct 7
Replying to @ian_urbina
I chronicled it all in the book to highlight a basic & dark truth: at sea anonymity is the rule, violence often occurs with impunity and the enforcement of law is usually anemic.
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Ian Urbina Oct 7
Replying to @ian_urbina
Violence at sea has always been handled differently from crimes on land. When I first was leaked this footage, I investigated it for nearly a year in Taiwan, Fiji, the Seychelles & more, and despite putting the results on the front page of the Times, no gov't would take action.
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Ian Urbina Oct 7
Replying to @ian_urbina
None of the men on the long-liners helped the swimming. This wasn’t a rescue. One of the men in the water raised his arms over his head, palms open & forward, in what looked like a gesture indicating surrender. A bullet drilled into the back of his skull, knocking him face down.
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Ian Urbina Oct 7
Replying to @ian_urbina
He had no life jacket, & neither did the other men floating in the ocean near him, clinging to what looked like the wreckage of an overturned wooden boat. Several large white tuna long-liners surrounded them.
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Kristina Gjerde Oct 8
“Brace yourself” describes shocking but commonplace lawlessness and murder on the high seas.
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IUCN Mediterranean Cooperation Centre Oct 2
"No one country can address the issue of alone - everyone is responsible" - states Bernhard Esau, Minister for in at today's session in
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Sebastian Unger Oct 2
Ingrid-Gabriela Hoven of speaks in the closing panel of the highlighting the and as strong contributions to support regional and local actors in restoring health.
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Glen Wright 🌊 Oct 2
"Why did Seychelles protect its waters? Political will. We have to protect our Ocean." Always great to see take the floor - inspiring ocean leader speaking clearly and passionately about the toughest challenges we face.
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Martin Visbeck Oct 2
Angelique Pouponneau from the Seychelles 🇸🇨 reminds the that Action and Engagement in her country came from: “Political Will at the highest level”. She also reminds the audience. Some processes take more science and time, let’s not always rush.
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Kristina Gjerde Oct 2
You have a point. Need to do both. The actors need to be brought on board but also made accountable for harm.
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Sebastian Unger Oct 2
In the closing panel of the Maria Damanaki calls upon regional actors to accelerate ocean-based action to fight .
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Nicole de Paula Oct 2
“We have enough trouble in our because of - let’s not allow to make it worse.” Minister Bernhard Esau from Namibia @
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IASS Oct 2
Bernhard , Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources in Namibia, at the : Regional cooperation is crucial to protect biodiversity in the oceans. Deep sea mining is endangering biodiversity on which many livelihoods in coastal areas depend.
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Glen Wright 🌊 Oct 2
At , discussions about often turned to the thorny issue of fisheries. Here's why they can't be ignored in the negotiations:
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