HSA/Civil Society
On 10 June, 2021, the High Seas Alliance, in collaboration with the Nobel Peace Center, hosted a 2-hour seminar entitled The Forgotten Half of the Pla
HSA/Civil Society
This inspiring Summit, planned for November 25-27 2021, will generate a powerful space where 200 young change-makers will co-build bold campaigns to d...
Science
The unique combination of natural and cultural resources has made the Salas y Gómez and Nazca Ridges a top priority for protection on the high seas. W...
Science
If any place on Earth can be considered a final frontier, it is perhaps the ocean’s “areas beyond national jurisdiction” (ABNJ)...

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IUCN World Conservation Congress Urges U.N. to Finalize Treaty to Protect High Seas by Early 2022
The vote signals growing consensus on the need to conserve biodiversity and mitigate climate change. ...
Science
Tracking data and the conservation of the high seas: Opportunities and challenges
Journal of Applied Ecology - Biologging technology is rapidly advancing—scientists are obtaining data on movement and behaviour for a range of species...
HSA/Civil Society
High Seas Youth Ambassadors – Why The High Seas Must Be Part of Discussions at the UN Youth4Climate Summit In Rome
Whether you know them as the High Seas, international waters, or the Latin mare liberum, the bodies of water that lie beyond national jurisdiction are...
Science
Modeling Can Help Us Explore—and Save—Marine Life on Underwater Mountains, According to a New Scientific Report
Marine Conservation Institute announces a new scientific study detailing the need to protect biodiverse and sensitive deep-water ecosystems along the ...
HSA/Civil Society
The Honourable Kirk Humphrey calls for the rapid conclusion of an ambitious High Seas Treaty
At the Virtual Islands Summit 2021, Barbados Minister of Maritime and the Blue Economy, Kirk Humphrey, delivered an ambitious call to successfully con...
Science
Science – The MPA Guide: A framework to achieve global goals for the ocean
Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are conservation tools intended to protect biodiversity, promote healthy and resilient marine ecosystems, and provide so...
HSA/Civil Society
Virtual Islands Summit – Why the UN High Seas Treaty Negotiations are important to the Caribbean
Virtual Islands Summit 2021 - From the outset of the BBNJ Negotiations, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has played a leading role. This session prov...
HSA/Civil Society
Greenpeace – High Stakes: The environmental and social impacts of destructive fishing on the high seas of the Indian Ocean
In this report, we will focus on fishing pressure on the high seas of the western Indian Ocean; the threats this industry poses to biodiversity and li...
Intersessional
High Seas Treaty Dialogues: 1 & 2 September Cross-cutting Issues
The High Seas Treaty Dialogues on 1 & 2 September focused on Principles and Approaches, the Preamble and Scope of Application....
Intersessional
Reports on the four thematic issues of the BBNJ Conference and cross-cutting issues – September 2021
President of the BBNJ Conference Rena Lee has released a compilation of detailed reports on the intersessional work that took place from September to ...
News
Webinar Registration – The MPA Guide: A Framework to Achieve Global Goals for the Ocean
The MPA Guide is a peer-reviewed study that will be published in the prestigious scientific journal Science in September, coinciding with this event. ...
Science
Frontiers in Marine Science – Polycentricity and Regional Ocean Governance: Implications for the Emerging UN Agreement on Marine Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction
The United Nations is in the final stages of negotiations on a new UN Agreement on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in area...