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MIL-OSI NGOs: Oceana Dismisses Industry’s $1.5 Billion Dream as Another False Solution to Plastic Pollution Crisis

By   /  January 15, 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 Dismisses Industry’s $1.5 Billion Dream as Another False Solution to Plastic Pollution Crisis

Source: Oceania Global – Today, a coalition of the world’s largest plastic producers announced they will put $1.5 billion into waste management and other programs to clean up plastic pollution. While the industry is touting this initiative as the answer to the global plastic pollution crisis, Oceana panned it as another distraction from the real […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: The youth have seen enough

By   /  January 13, 2019  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Canada, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, Crude, CTF, DJF, Economics, Economy, English, Environment, Exploration, Exports, Gas, Greenpeace New Zealand, Justice, KB, law, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Politics, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Technology, Trade, United Kingdom, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: The youth have seen enough

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Why are global politics so dysfunctional that the UN climate meeting requires a 15-year-old Swedish grade school student to speak the truth? Why does a coalition of youth, outside the COP 24 climate meeting articulate a more comprehensive action plan than the delegates inside the meeting? Greta Thunberg at COP24 in […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Oregon Seeks to Extend Offshore Drilling Ban

By   /  January 11, 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: Oregon Seeks to Extend Offshore Drilling Ban

Source: Oceania Global – Today, a bi-partisan group of Oregon Senators and Representatives introduced a bill (SB 256) that will safeguard natural resources, communities, and local economies by banning offshore oil and gas drilling in the state’s territorial sea (0-3 miles from shore). Specifically, the bill repeals the sunset date of the existing offshore drilling […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Oceana’s new campaign warns about salmon farming’s potential risks to human health

By   /  January 11, 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’s new campaign warns about salmon farming’s potential risks to human health

Source: Oceania Global – Using an animated video, marine conservation organization Oceana warned about the effects that bacterial resistance could have on health. This natural phenomenon has increased due to the excess use of antibiotics in humans and the animal industry and, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), it will become the primary cause […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Two salmon farming companies refuse to provide information on their use of antibiotics despite an order from the Council for Transparency

By   /  January 11, 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: Two salmon farming companies refuse to provide information on their use of antibiotics despite an order from the Council for Transparency

Source: Oceania Global – Companies Marine Harvest, now Mowi, and Ventisqueros, the latter in the spotlight for a massive escape of salmon from one of their farms, refused to comply with a sentence issued by the Council for Transparency ordering them to provide Oceana with data on their use of antibiotics in 2015, 2016 and […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: European Parliament vote puts future of Mediterranean fishing on the line

By   /  January 11, 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: European Parliament vote puts future of Mediterranean fishing on the line

Source: Oceania Global – MEPs reject necessary conservation measures, putting region’s already overfished stocks at high risk of total collapse Oceana warns emergency closures to fishing could be only option to fix Mediterranean fish crisis and to comply with EU law The European Parliament voted today to adopt the first-ever multiannual plan for fishing in […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: New law that modernizes Sernapesca leaves Chile at the forefront in the fight against illegal fishing

By   /  January 9, 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: New law that modernizes Sernapesca leaves Chile at the forefront in the fight against illegal fishing

Source: Oceania Global – Marine conservation organization Oceana celebrated the Chilean Senate’s approval of the bill that updates the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Service (Sernapesca) providing, among other things, increased transparency in access to the Vessel Monitoring System (VMS), information that will be public for the first time.  “Chile has taken a very important step […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: 2019: The Year to End Harmful Fisheries Subsidies

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, fish, Fisheries, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, International Financial Institution, International Negotiations, Justice, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, Weather, World Trade Organisation, WTO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: 2019: The Year to End Harmful Fisheries Subsidies

Source: Small Island Developing States A truth that is fundamental to humanity’s existence is that the Ocean sustains life on planet Earth. Think only of the way the Ocean provides us with over 50 percent of the oxygen we breathe, and the motivation to secure the Ocean’s health is incontrovertible. With that health now under […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: In difficult times, hope is an act of courage

By   /  January 3, 2019  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, China, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Crude, CTF, Culture, Cyclone, DJF, English, Environment, Exploration, Fiji, fish, Fisheries, France, Gas, Greenpeace New Zealand, Health, India, Indonesia, Japan, Justice, KB, law, Legal, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oceania, Oil, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Philippines, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: In difficult times, hope is an act of courage

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Flooding in Japan, unprecedented monsoons in India, a nearly 30% increase in rainfallthroughout the Americas and 40% across Europe. Africa is seeing deadly droughtsacross Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya. Australia, Greece, Sweden, Portugal and the American Northwest’s horizons glowed red with wildfires because of heatwaves and drier seasons. The Philippines and Fiji were battered by some of the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Expert Group Meeting on Conservation and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

By   /  December 28, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Biosafety, Conservation, CTF, DJF, English, events, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Protected Areas, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Expert Group Meeting on Conservation and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Source: Small Island Developing States This EGM is organized annually by the Indigenous Peoples in Development Branch within the Division of Inclusive Social Development of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA). The theme of the 2019 EGM is, ‘Conservation and the rights of indigenous peoples,’ as recommended by the 2018 session of […]

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