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MIL-OSI NGOs: CFIA’s new food regulations miss the boat on seafood traceability: Oceana Canada calls on Canada to align with international best practices

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  Conservation, ecology, English, Environment, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Oceania, oceans, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: CFIA’s new food regulations miss the boat on seafood traceability: Oceana Canada calls on Canada to align with international best practices

Source: Oceania Global – Toronto, ON (June 14, 2018) – This week, the Canadian Food and Inspection Agency (CFIA) released its new Safe Foods for Canadians Regulations (SFCR). The regulations do not address the need to stop seafood fraud or keep illegally caught seafood out of Canadian supply chains. “CFIA had the opportunity to move in […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Court Confirms Decision Rejecting Outdated Catch Limit for California Anchovy Fishery

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  Conservation, ecology, English, Environment, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Oceania, oceans, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Court Confirms Decision Rejecting Outdated Catch Limit for California Anchovy Fishery

Source: Oceania Global – A federal judge confirmed her January 2018 decision requiring the National Marine Fisheries Service (Fisheries Service) to use the best available science to reconsider the annual catch limit and other limits to prevent overfishing for the central sub-population of northern anchovy. The January 2018 court decision was in response to a […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Five G7 Countries and EU Pledge to Tackle Pollution in Ocean Plastics Charter

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Canada, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Environment, EU, Europe, European Union, fish, Fisheries, France, G7, Gender, Germany, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, Health, IMO, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Process, Investment, Japan, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Five G7 Countries and EU Pledge to Tackle Pollution in Ocean Plastics Charter

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 June 2018: The leaders of the Group of 7 (G7) agreed on the ‘Charlevoix Blueprint for Healthy Oceans, Seas and Resilient Communities’ at the G7 Summit in Charlevoix, Canada. In addition, the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the UK and the European Union (EU) agreed to tackle ocean […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNWTO Report Links Sustainable Tourism to 17 SDGs

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, Crime, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Employment, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Gas, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, India, Investment, Justice, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sanitation, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tourism, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United States of America, UNWTO, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, Wildlife, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNWTO Report Links Sustainable Tourism to 17 SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 June 2018: The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has published a two-volume report titled, ‘Tourism for Development,’ that makes recommendations on the ways in which tourism could contribute to sustainable development and the SDGs, and illustrates the global reach and positive effects of tourism on other sectors. The publication […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Growing Doubts Over Adequacy of €102 Million EU Public Money for Krk LNG Terminal After Lex LNG Adopted in Croatia’s Parliament Today

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  Conservation, ecology, English, Environment, Food and Water Europe, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Growing Doubts Over Adequacy of €102 Million EU Public Money for Krk LNG Terminal After Lex LNG Adopted in Croatia’s Parliament Today

Source: Food and Water Europe – June 14th, 2018 Brussels – Today, the Croatian Parliament agreed on a law facilitating a planned LNG terminal offshore the island of Krk. Parliamentarians voted in favor of the Law on Liquefied Natural Gas heavily criticized by local groups and NGOs. Environmental organizations warned that the law would speed up the […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: You did it! Samsung chooses renewable energy!

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, China, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, English, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Korea, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Republic of Korea, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Technology, Trade, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: You did it! Samsung chooses renewable energy!

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Remember the time we gave Samsung stores a makeover… Greenpeace activists protest Samsung to commit to using 100% clean energy. The environmental activists hang a 40m2 banner over a Samsung advertisement on the walls of the Berlin Palace that reads: ‘Go 100% renewable energy now!’. © Mike Schmidt / Greenpeace Or […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Global protests push Samsung to commit to 100% renewable energy

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, English, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Korea, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Republic of Korea, Technology, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Global protests push Samsung to commit to 100% renewable energy

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Samsung Electronics officially announced today its plan to commit to 100% renewable energy in the United States, Europe and China by 2020. This major commitment – the first by an electronics manufacturing company in Asia – comes after months of campaigning and global protests calling on Samsung to urgently set a clear renewable energy […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Rich lister props up failing irrigation schemes, threatens NZ’s rivers

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Conservation, English, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Labour, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Rich lister props up failing irrigation schemes, threatens NZ’s rivers

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand It’s been revealed that a rich-lister Gary Rooney looks set to bail out the ailing South Canterbury irrigation scheme, Hunter Downs. Rooney also bailed out another Canterbury irrigation scheme, the Hurunui Water Project in 2016. The Hurunui scheme is still struggling to find adequate funds. Rooney’s companies have also profited from […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: 5 ways people are standing up to oil pipeline companies

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Canada, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Crude, English, Environment, Exploration, fish, Gas, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, United States of America, Weather, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: 5 ways people are standing up to oil pipeline companies

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand All over the world, people are getting more concerned about the threats posed by major new oil pipelines. They’re prone to spills and, as a result, they’re a serious risk to clean water and the wildlife, ecosystems and communities living along their routes. In fact, pipelines belonging to just three companies […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Government decision fails cod again: Oceana Canada states 2018 catch levels go against scientific advice

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  Conservation, ecology, English, Environment, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Oceania, oceans, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Government decision fails cod again: Oceana Canada states 2018 catch levels go against scientific advice

Source: Oceania Global – Toronto, ON, (June 12, 2018) – Today, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) released its fishery management approach for Northern cod, allowing a catch level of up to 9,500 metric tonnes. This approach goes against scientific advice to reduce fishing pressure to the lowest possible level for the depleted stock.  In March […]

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