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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...
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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...
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Frontiers in Marine Science – Movements, Habitat Use, and Diving Behavior of Shortfin Mako in the Atlantic Ocean
New data on habitat use of the shortfin mako reveals that sharks travel through the EEZ waters of several nations and the HighSeas, emphasizing the ne...
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STRONG High Seas Project – Study on the Socio-Economic Importance of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction in the Southeast Pacific Region
STRONG High Seas Project -- This report aims to assess the contribution to human well-being of current and potential socio-economic activities in mari...
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Plos One – Deep-sea biodiversity at the extremes of the Salas y Gómez and Nazca ridges with implications for conservation
The peer-reviewed scientific journal Plos One has published an article describing the unique deep-sea biodiversity of the Salas y Gomez & Nazca ridges...
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Marine Policy – Potential spatial intersection between high-seas fisheries and deep-sea mining in international waters
Interest in the mining of polymetallic nodules, sulfide deposits, and ferromanganese crusts in the deep sea is growing. While the impacts of deep-sea ...
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Promoting equity in the use of algorithms for high-seas conservation
One Earth - Spatial optimization algorithms show potential for prioritizing conservation areas on the high seas. Yet algorithmic approaches stand to ...
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STRONG High Seas Project – Study on the Socio-Economic Importance of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction in the Southeast Atlantic Region
STRONG High Seas Project: This report – Study on the socio-economic importance of areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ) in the Southeast Atlantic ...
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Launch of IPBES-IPCC Co-Sponsored Workshop Report on Biodiversity and Climate Change
In December 2020, 50 of the world’s leading biodiversity and climate experts, selected by a 12-person Scientific Steering Committee assembled by IPBES...
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Scientists call on global leaders to “Protect High Seas Biodiversity”
Several scientists have published a letter in Science Magazine calling on global leaders to protect high seas biodiversity...
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Launch of the Second World Ocean Assessment
The Regular Process for Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment...
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Internationalization of EIA in a new marine biodiversity agreement
A new biodiversity treaty under UNCLOS in being negotiated...
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Strengthening High Seas Governance through Enhanced Environmental Assessment Processes: A Case Study of Mesopelagic Fisheries and Options for a Future BBNJ Treaty
This report explores the challenges of addressing emerging activities...