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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Coral Reef Coalition Launches at 2018 UN Biodiversity Conference

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Europe, fish, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Coral Reef Coalition Launches at 2018 UN Biodiversity Conference

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 November 2018: Eight international organizations have launched a partnership to save coral reefs at the 2018 UN Biodiversity Conference. The coalition aims to mobilize global leadership on coral reefs to save coral reef ecosystems from near-extinction by mid-century. The UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment), the International Coral […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Monthly Forecast November 2018: Biennial UN Conference Reviewing Progress on 2020 Aichi Targets, Considering 2050 Vision for Biodiversity

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, CBD, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Exploration, Forests & REDD, Gas, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, Heavy Metals, Intergovernmental Process, International Negotiations, KB, meeting, Mercury Convention, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sanitation, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Monthly Forecast November 2018: Biennial UN Conference Reviewing Progress on 2020 Aichi Targets, Considering 2050 Vision for Biodiversity

Source: Small Island Developing States As is usually the case towards the end of the year, November’s agenda is packed with regular annual sessions of UN agencies, multilateral environmental agreement (MEA) bodies, various high-level meetings and assorted multistakeholder gatherings. A key event during this busy period in November 2018 is the biennial UN Biodiversity Conference, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IMO Adopts Action Plan on Marine Litter

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, CTF, Culture, DJF, Education, English, Environment, fish, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, Health, IMO, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Shipping, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Tourism, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IMO Adopts Action Plan on Marine Litter

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 October 2018: The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) adopted an action plan that enhances existing regulations and introduces measures to reduce and prevent marine plastic litter entering the oceans through ship-based activities. The action plan is in line with IMO’s commitment to support achievement of […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Lords debates plastic threat to the environment

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  Agriculture, agricultureandenvironment, agricultureanimalsfoodandruralaffairs, AM-NC, animaldiseases, animals, animalwelfare, biodiversity, British Parliament News, Climate, Climate Change, countryside, CTF, DJF, energyandenvironment, England, English, Environment, environmentalprotection, Europe, Fisheries, food, Forestry, great britain, houseoflords, KB, lordsnews, marineprotection, MIL OSI, natureconservation, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, parliamentgovernmentandpolitics, pollution, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, scienceandtechnology, UK Politics, United Kingdom, wastemanagement, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Lords debates plastic threat to the environment

Source: British Parliament News 14 November 2018Members of the Lords, including a trustee of the Waste and Resources Action Programme and a board member of environmental law organisation ClientEarth, will debate the threat of plastic to the environment and the case for improved recycling, in the House of Lords on Thursday 15 November. This is […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Finds Investing in Healthy Coral Reefs Could Generate Billions

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Biosafety, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Forests & REDD, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, Indonesia, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Protected Areas, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Tourism, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Finds Investing in Healthy Coral Reefs Could Generate Billions

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 November 2018: The Prince of Wales’ International Sustainability Unit (ISU), with the UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment), the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) and Trucost, released a report that finds a shift to improved coral reef health could unlock an additional US$35 billion in Mesoamerica and an […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Post2020 Timeline Outlines Key Events Leading to CBD COP 15

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, CBD, CBD COP 15, China, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Japan, KB, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Post2020 Timeline Outlines Key Events Leading to CBD COP 15

Source: Small Island Developing States November 2018: The UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) have prepared a timeline outlining key events between June 2017 and October 2020 that will contribute to the deliberations on a post-2020 global biodiversity framework. At the tenth meeting of the Conference of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IUCN Report Showcases Replicable Building Blocks for Community Marine Conservation

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Fiji, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Gas, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Indonesia, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, Melanesia, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Tourism, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IUCN Report Showcases Replicable Building Blocks for Community Marine Conservation

Source: Small Island Developing States October 2018: The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) ‘Blue Solutions’ project has published a PANORAMA report on community-led successes in marine conservation. The report features 20 case studies on community marine conservation, each of which describe key impacts and present replicable building blocks. The publication titled, ‘Solutions […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IOC-UNESCO Project Aims to Address Research Gaps on Climate Impacts on Oceans, Food Security

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Education, English, Europe, fish, Fisheries, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNESCO, Weather, West Africa, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IOC-UNESCO Project Aims to Address Research Gaps on Climate Impacts on Oceans, Food Security

Source: Small Island Developing States 21 September 2018: Participants identified knowledge gaps related to oceans and climate change at a kickoff meeting for the third phase of a project on enhancing oceanography capacities in West Africa. The project’s third phase is expected to contribute to SDG 14 (life below water) and SDG 13 (climate action) […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: International Water Summit 2019

By   /  November 12, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, CBD COP 15, CTF, DJF, Economy, English, events, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Investment, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, Near East, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Water & Sanitation, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: International Water Summit 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States This event takes place as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week and alongside the World Future Energy Summit (WFES). Also called WFES Water, the event promotes water sustainability in arid regions, facilitating partnerships to execute the investments in water infrastructure being made across the region. WFES Water showcases the latest […]

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