Category Archives: Coastal Zone Management

Communities of Action for SDG 14 – “Life Under Water”

UN Launches SDG 14 Communities of Action STORY HIGHLIGHTS To follow-up on outcomes from its World Ocean Conference*, held in June 2017, the UN has launched nine thematic, multi-stakeholder “Communities of Ocean Action”. The communities are meant to generate new … [Read more]

Ocean Conference Addresses MPAs, Ocean Acidification

from the International Institute for Sustainable Development’s (IISD’s) daily coverage of the Ocean Conference 5-9 June 2017. STORY HIGHLIGHTS On the second day of the UN Ocean Conference, two partnership dialogues took place on: (1) managing, protecting, conserving, and restoring marine … [Read more]

From ENSIA — What Works in Conservation – real data instead of sponsor bs or doublespeak

from the on-line environmental magazine ENSIA: * — based on meta-analyses of (mostly) peer-reviewed studies of conservation projects around the world. For example, “What Works in Conservation assessed 38 studies of agricultural lands and found that 32 showed that growing grassy buffer … [Read more]