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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Plan to expand protection for Maui and Hector’s dolphins

By   /  June 16, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, CTF, English, Exploration, fish, Fisheries, KB, MIL OSI, Mining, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Politics, Tourism  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Plan to expand protection for Maui and Hector’s dolphins

Source: New Zealand Government The Government is taking action to expand and strengthen the protection for Māui and Hector’s dolphins with an updated plan to deal with threats to these native marine mammals. Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage and Minister of Fisheries Stuart Nash today released proposals for consultation for a revised Threat Management Plan […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: New post for HKO chief

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, English, Environment, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Information Services, KB, MIL OSI, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Technology, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: New post for HKO chief

Source: Hong Kong Information Services Hong Kong Observatory Director Shun Chi-ming has been elected co-Vice-President of the Commission for Weather, Climate, Water & Related Environmental Services & Applications. He was elected to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) post at the 18th World Meteorological Congress being held in Geneva, Switzerland. The commission is one of the two […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: New Zealand Climate – New Zealand’s new role in global Tropical Cyclone preparedness

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Cyclone, English, India, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: New Zealand Climate – New Zealand’s new role in global Tropical Cyclone preparedness

 Source: MetService The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has named Chris Noble from New Zealand’s MetService as the Chair of the Tropical Cyclone Committee for the South Pacific and South-East Indian Ocean.   Tropical Cyclones are among the most devastating of natural hazards. As seen last year with the effects from Severe Tropical Cyclone Gita, their potential […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Time for bold actions guided by science

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Economy, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Investment, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, NIWA, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Science, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Time for bold actions guided by science

Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research The flames fueled by Nelson’s summer drought, and the bridges wrecked by March’s record-breaking downpour on the West Coast, speak for themselves. It is also sobering to read the latest report from NIWA’s sea-level experts, who are projecting a potential $38 billion bill for commercial […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Minister should release legal advice on Waihi mine

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, CTF, Economy, English, Investment, KB, law, Legal, MIL OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Minister should release legal advice on Waihi mine

Source: National Party Land Information Minister Eugenie Sage should release the legal information she received before controversially deciding to block Oceana Gold’s Overseas Investment Office application in Waihi, National’s spokesperson for Land Information David Bennett says. “The decision to decline the application for Oceana Gold to purchase 178 hectares of rural land for a new […]

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MIL-OSI China: Australia, Qatar to play in 2020 Copa America

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, China, China State Council Information Office, CTF, English, Japan, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI 1, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, PRC State Government  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI China: Australia, Qatar to play in 2020 Copa America

Source: China State Council Information Office Australia and Qatar have been invited to take part in the 2020 Copa America, South America’s football governing body CONMEBOL announced on Thursday. Contested between national teams from South America, the Copa America usually features 12 teams but CONMEBOL only has 10 members, meaning there is often a pair […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: World class far north ecotourism trail fully funded in State Budget

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, Budget, CTF, Education, English, Government of Queensland, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for the Commonwealth Games, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Queensland, Tourism, Trade, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: World class far north ecotourism trail fully funded in State Budget

Source: Government of Queensland The Palaszczuk Government will provide $36 million in theState Budget to fully fund construction of the Wangetti Trail in Tropical North Queensland.The announcement comes after the government already announced $5.7 million in March to compete the first phase of the trail.Member for Cook Cynthia Lui said the project would create up to 150 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Request for Proposals for OFMP2 Project Visibility and Digital Outreach Support

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, English, fish, Fisheries, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency, Pacific Region, Polynesia, Technology  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Request for Proposals for OFMP2 Project Visibility and Digital Outreach Support

Source: Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency Interested parties are invited to submit a proposal in response to the attached request for proposals for project visbility and digital outreach support for the FFA/ GEF Oceanic Fisheries Management Project 2.  It is envisaged that the consultant will work closely with the Project Techinical Director and the FFA […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Oceana Shines Light on Possible Illegal Fishing and Human Rights Abuses at Sea

By   /  June 13, 2019  /  AM-NC, Conservation, CTF, ecology, English, Environment, KB, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Oceania, oceans, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Oceana Shines Light on Possible Illegal Fishing and Human Rights Abuses at Sea

Source: Oceania Global – Today, Oceana published an investigative report demonstrating the power of technology to shine a light on possible illegal fishing and human rights abuses at sea. Oceana used the Global Fishing Watch mapping platform – a tool that empowers anyone in the world with an internet connection to investigate global fishing* activity […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: New Zealand Antarctica Sector – Climate secrets buried deep beneath the Southern Ocean

By   /  June 13, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, English, Exploration, KB, MIL OSI, Mining, New Zealand, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Technology, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: New Zealand Antarctica Sector – Climate secrets buried deep beneath the Southern Ocean

Source: Antarctica New Zealand   A Kiwi couple are on board a ship filled with international experts hoping to extract climate insights from below the seabed in the Southern Ocean.   University of Otago paleoceanographer, Christina Riesselman and husband Chris Moy, a paleoclimatologist, are among the 30 researchers on the JOIDES Resolution.   The current […]

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