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Updates & New Voluntary Commitments
Progress update
Blue Planning in Practice: Worldwide MSP training offer to enable ecosystem-based marine and coastal planning and management, #OceanAction25529
Strengthening MSP in Latin America: Another Blue Planning in Practice Training was conducted in Atacames, Ecuador! The fictitious country Bakul is the venue and place of learning in our Marine Spatial Planning training courses. From 26th February to 2nd March, Bakul was visited by another outstanding group of participants with lots of passion fo [more]
Progress update
Partnership with African Coastal States to Eradicate IUU Fishing in their Sovereign Waters by 2020, #OceanAction17190
In January 2018, Sea Shepherd expanded its mission into East Africa through a new partnership with the Tanzanian government -- called Operation Jodari -- to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing and other crimes. Sea Shepherd is helping to train and assist Tanzanian officers in monitoring, control and surveillance of all fishing a [more]
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On My Wish List: Ocean in View, #OceanAction14668
Launch of "Lady Lawyer Village Fun Plan" (https://ladylawyerfashionarchive.wordpress.com/2018/02/28/lady-lawyer-village-fun-plan-launch-en-soufflant-le-chaud/)
In sinergy with the Lady Lawyer Foundation voluntary commitments at the UN Ocean Conference for implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 (SDG 14), and at the Agenda for Human [more]
Progress update
Mangrove Partnership Reporting Online Platform, #OceanAction23237
Farmers irked by evasive administrative solutions. South West region producers have show-cased their capacity to produce despite production challenges often presented to administrative officials.\r\n Officials usually promise to channel the challenges to hierarchy. But during the 2017 regional agro pastora [more]
New Commitment
Blue Planning in Practice: Worldwide MSP training offer to enable ecosystem-based marine and coastal planning and management, #OceanAction25529
Capacity Development is a key element of the Blue Solutions Initiative. Through different formats and cooperation with various partner institutions, we seek to ... enhance capacities for scaling up success ... provide learning opportunities and trainings on Blue Solutions themes ... support policy processes to facilitate blue solutions. Co [more]
New Commitment
Paddling for a Cleaner ocean , #OceanAction25293
Lucy Graham and Mathilde Gordon set out to kayak over 2000km from Juneau (Alaska) to Vancouver Island (Canada) over 3 months to raise awareness about marine debris and promote women in adventure. The trip will take 3 months in total and they are doing it completely singe-use plastic-free. Marine debris is an issue that is affecting our oceans wo [more]
New Commitment
Stronger commitment to dolphin protection, #OceanAction24394
Hotelplan Suisse is strengthening its cooperation with the Swiss NGO OceanCare, with a particular focus on dolphin protection. The aim is to advise customers against visiting dolphinaria and swimming with dolphins by educating and raising awareness of the issue. Such activities will no longer be advertised. Hotelplan Suisse and OceanCare aim to ra [more]
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