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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Bay of Plenty kōkako numbers on the rise

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Conservation, CTF, Department of Conservation, DJF, English, Environment, KB, may19, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Bay of Plenty kōkako numbers on the rise

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction A recent survey in the Pongakawa Ecological Area has indicated a robust and healthy population of North Island kōkako – one of New Zealand’s more highly threatened birds. Date:  22 May 2019 Survey team Joe, Dave and Amanda with a map of the 1200ha survey area. Image: Rotoehu Ecological Trust | © A […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pacific Island Leaders, UN Secretary-General Call for “Decisive and Transformative Action” to Reduce Emissions

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Fiji, Finance, fish, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, Islands, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, New Zealand, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Pacific Region, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, UN Secretariat, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pacific Island Leaders, UN Secretary-General Call for “Decisive and Transformative Action” to Reduce Emissions

Source: Small Island Developing States 16 May 2019: Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) leaders have issued a statement calling on all countries to take “decisive and transformative action” to reduce emissions and to ensure mitigation and adaption support at scale for countries in need. On his first official visit to the Pacific Islands region, UN Secretary-General […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Four Sisters walk in Waipoua Forest to temporarily close

By   /  May 20, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Conservation, Crude, CTF, Department of Conservation, DJF, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, KB, may19, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Oil, Open Source Intel, Technology, Trade, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Four Sisters walk in Waipoua Forest to temporarily close

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction The Four Sisters walk has temporarily closed due to the discovery of the kauri dieback pathogen in the area. Date:  20 May 2019 Source:  DOC and Te Roroa DOC and Te Roroa (kaitiaki over Waipoua Forest) have announced that the Four Sisters Walk has temporarily closed. This is due to the discovery […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Oceana and North Sea Foundation call for protection of rare reefs found during underwater research

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  AM-NC, Conservation, CTF, DJF, ecology, English, Environment, KB, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Oceania, oceans, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Oceana and North Sea Foundation call for protection of rare reefs found during underwater research

Source: Oceania Global – Protecting Dutch waters of the Brown Bank would preserve fragile worm reefs that were thought to have disappeared Oceana and the North Sea Foundation call for the designation of the Brown Bank as a marine protected area, after having discovered fragile and ecologically important Sabellaria worm reefs in Dutch waters. These […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Decides to Convene High-level Ocean Conference in 2020

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, HLPF 2019, International Negotiations, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Ocean Conference, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Decides to Convene High-level Ocean Conference in 2020

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 May 2019: The UN General Assembly (UNGA) decided to convene a high-level conference on the conservation and sustainable use of the oceans, seas and marine resources, within the context of the SDGs. The 2020 Conference follows the high-level UN Conference to Support the Implementation of SDG 14 (UN Ocean […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Nature Champions Summit Calls for Putting Nature at the Center of Sustainable Development Agenda

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Canada, CBD, CBD COP 15, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Finance, Forests & REDD, France, Gender, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, International Negotiations, Investment, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Nature Champions Summit Calls for Putting Nature at the Center of Sustainable Development Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 April 2019: The Nature Champions Summit kicked off a series of multilateral meetings focused on building momentum towards 2020, when leaders representing 190 countries will come together with non-government actors for the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Rec fishers join environmental heavyweights to save “kauri forests of our ocean”

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Exploration, fish, Fisheries, Gas, Greenpeace New Zealand, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oceania, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Rec fishers join environmental heavyweights to save “kauri forests of our ocean”

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand New Zealand’s leading environmental organisations have today joined with recreational fishers to call on the Government to ban bottom trawling on seamounts. The Deep Sea Conservation Coalition (DSCC), ECO, Forest and Bird, Greenpeace, LegaSea and WWF-New Zealand are urging the public to sign a petition to the Minister of Fisheries, Stuart […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Enriching New Zealand-Aotearoa through sustainable tourism growth

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Department of Conservation, DJF, English, Environment, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Tourism, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Enriching New Zealand-Aotearoa through sustainable tourism growth

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis and Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage today released a new Tourism Strategy that aims to enrich New Zealand-Aotearoa through sustainable tourism growth. Date:  16 May 2019 Source:  Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment “Tourism is a vital part of New Zealand-Aotearoa’s economy and our ongoing prosperity, and connection to […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Public calls for changes to ensure a sustainable whitebait fishery

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Conservation, CTF, Department of Conservation, DJF, English, Environment, fish, Fisheries, KB, may19, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Public calls for changes to ensure a sustainable whitebait fishery

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction Changes are needed to make New Zealand’s whitebait fishery sustainable, according to 90% of respondents to a DOC survey. Date:  16 May 2019 Whitebaiting regulations will remain unchanged for the 2019 whitebait season, which starts on the West Coast on 1 September and elsewhere in New Zealand on 15 August. The […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Iwi tell their history on Matiu/Somes Island

By   /  May 15, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Conservation, CTF, Department of Conservation, DJF, English, Environment, KB, may19, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Iwi tell their history on Matiu/Somes Island

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction Ten new interpretative panels unveiled on Matiu/Somes on Saturday 11 May tell the story of Taranaki Whānui and their unique connection to the island. Date:  15 May 2019 “It has been almost a decade since the Crown handed back the harbour islands to Taranaki Whanui ki te Upoko o Te Ika, […]

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