The latest in marine protection from around the globe.

15 Dec 2015
The Secretariat of the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) is happy to announce that the 5th International Tropical Marine Ecosystem Management Symposium (ITMEMS 5) will be held in Bohol, Philippines from 25-28 February 2016!  ITMEMS 5 will be held by the Governments of Japan and the Philippines in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). We ar ... full text
06 Dec 2015
At the COP 21 this week, the government of Australia announced the creation of the International Partnership for Blue Carbon. It will bring together governments non-profit organizations, intergovernmental agencies, and scientists to increase understanding of, and accelerate action on the important role of coastal blue carbon ecosystems in climate change action. Founding mem ... full text
13 Nov 2015
Bill Ballantine at the Cape Rodney – Okakari Point Marine Reserve, Leigh, Northland, NZ. It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Dr Bill Ballantine on November the 1st 2015. Bill was the pioneer of marine reserve protection in New Zealand and worldwide.  As the first Director of the University of Auckland’s Leigh Marine Laboratory, Bill contributed significa ... full text
As Rubio Waffles, Two Floridians in the House Seek Bipartisan Climate Solutions
06 Feb 2016
ONW: Week of February 1, 2016 – Number 303 – Available Now!
05 Feb 2016
Jon White – From the President’s Office: 2-5-2016
05 Feb 2016
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