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World's Largest Network of Marine Parks

Former Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities Tony Burke. In November last year, Environment Minister, Tony Burke announ...
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EDF Launches Sustainable Fisheries Toolkit - Environmental Leader

Environmental Defense Fund has launched a Fisheries Toolkit to help fishermen and seafood companies design and implement management systems to restore the sustainability and profitability to fisheries around the world.
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SCIENCE AND POLICY DIALOGUE ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND FISHERIES IN AFRICA

SCIENCE AND POLICY DIALOGUE ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND FISHERIES IN AFRICA | Oceans Conservation | Scoop.it
(by NEPAD Fish Node) (Event: Science and #policy dialogue on #climatechange and #fisheries in Africa 27-29 Nov. Malawi http://t.co/2qhp1AaB2v)
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19-year-old inventor finds way to clean up the world's oceans in under 5 years time

19-year-old inventor finds way to clean up the world's oceans in under 5 years time | Oceans Conservation | Scoop.it
Previously the idea of cleaning up the world’s oceans with their vast accumulations of disposed plastic material was considered an impossibility.
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Interesting concept, but it raises a number of points:

 

1) How will the devices efficiently and completely separate the biological material from the synthetic?

2) 5 years does not seem enough time given the vast amount of garbage already in the ocean. How sustainable is this theory if the problem is ALSO about reducing the amount of trash going INTO the ocean?

3) What will happen from the removed plastic? Will it be recycled? Where will it go? Who will take responsibility for it?

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Quarterly forum on water shortages and conservation scheduled for Thursday - Imperial Valley Press

Quarterly forum on water shortages and conservation scheduled for Thursday - Imperial Valley Press | Oceans Conservation | Scoop.it
Quarterly forum on water shortages and conservation scheduled for Thursday
Imperial Valley Press
The Quantification Settlement Agreement further underscores the need for comprehensive and successful water conservation programs.
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Study concludes climate change will wreak havoc on oceans by 2100

Study concludes climate change will wreak havoc on oceans by 2100 | Oceans Conservation | Scoop.it
CORVALLIS, Ore. – A new study looking at the impacts of climate change on the world's ocean systems concludes that by the year 2100, about 98 percent of the oceans will be affected by acidification, warming temperatures, ...
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