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01 Aug 2019 - publication - English Governance Challenges, Gaps and Management Opportunities in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction: A STAP Information Paper
Published in May 2017, this STAP information paper synthesizes the regulatory and legal frameworks of UNCLOS. It encourages the GEF to support actions that account for the diversity of ecosystem services that ABNJ provides to regulating the climat...
18 Jul 2019 - report - project: 4489 - English [TWAP] Volume 6 - Annex L: The Open Ocean: Selected Indicators
Volume 6 Transboundary Water Systems: Crosscutting Status and Trends (A Summary for Policy Makers) – highlights a first global analysis to examine the present-day thematic dimensions of risk among 756 international water systems across five water ...
15 Jul 2019 - publication - English Aquaculture Perspective of Multi-Use Sites in the Open Ocean: The Untapped Potential for Marine Resources in the Anthropocene
AUTHORS/EDITORS: Bela H. Buck and Richard Langan ABSTRACT (Excerpt): As we exhaust traditional natural resources upon which we have relied for decades to support economic growth, alternatives that are compatible with a resource conservation...
07 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4489 - English [TWAP] VOLUME 5: The Open Ocean — Status and Trends
Volume 5 presents the results of a baseline review of issues linking human well-being with the status of the open ocean, prepared in partnership with the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC/UNESCO, lead), the European Commiss...
07 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4489 - English [TWAP] Summary for Policy Makers - VOLUME 5: The Open Ocean — Status and Trends (English)
The Open Ocean Assessment provides a baseline review of issues linking human well-being with the status of the open ocean through the themes of governance, climate change, ocean ecosystems, fisheries, pollution, and integrated assessment of the hu...
07 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4489 - French [TWAP] La haute mer - État et tendances - RÉSUMÉ À L’INTENTION DES DÉCIDEURS
L’évaluation de la haute mer consiste en un premier examen des questions associant le bien-être humain à l’état de la haute mer qui porte sur les thèmes de la gouvernance, des changements climatiques, des écosystèmes océaniques, des pêches, de la ...
07 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4489 - Spanish [TWAP] El mar Abierto - Situación y Tendencias - RESUMEN PARA RESPONSABLES DE POLÍTICAS
La evaluación del mar abierto examina, a modo de referencia, una serie de cuestiones en las que el bienestar humano se vincula al estado de los océanos abiertos a través de temas como la gobernanza, el cambio climático, los ecosistemas de los océa...
07 Jun 2019 - report - Chinese Summary for Policy Makers - VOLUME 5: The Open Ocean — Status and Trends (Chinese)
The Open Ocean Assessment provides a baseline review of issues linking human well-being with the status of the open ocean through the themes of governance, climate change, ocean ecosystems, fisheries, pollution, and integrated assessment of the hu...
07 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4489 - Chinese [TWAP] Summary for Policy Makers - VOLUME 5: The Open Ocean — Status and Trends (Chinese)
The Open Ocean Assessment provides a baseline review of issues linking human well-being with the status of the open ocean through the themes of governance, climate change, ocean ecosystems, fisheries, pollution, and integrated assessment of the hu...
07 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4489 - Arabic [TWAP] Summary for Policy Makers - VOLUME 5: The Open Ocean — Status and Trends (Arabic)
The Open Ocean Assessment provides a baseline review of issues linking human well-being with the status of the open ocean through the themes of governance, climate change, ocean ecosystems, fisheries, pollution, and integrated assessment of the hu...
07 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4489 - Russian [TWAP] Summary for Policy Makers - VOLUME 5: The Open Ocean — Status and Trends (Russian)
The Open Ocean Assessment provides a baseline review of issues linking human well-being with the status of the open ocean through the themes of governance, climate change, ocean ecosystems, fisheries, pollution, and integrated assessment of the hu...
31 May 2019 - report - project: 4582 - English [ABNJ Strengthening capacity] Summary: Side Event on BBNJ Capacity Development in the Context of Climate Change
This side event took place at the second intergovernmental conference on BBNJ, co-organized by the International Coastal and Ocean Organization (Secretariat of the Global Ocean Forum), the Permanent Mission of Monaco to the United Nations, the Foo...
29 May 2019 - report - project: 4856 - English [ABNJ Ocean partnerships] Impact of climate change on tropical tuna species and tuna fisheries in Pacific Island waters and high seas areas (Report)
Report on the impact of climate change on tropical tuna species and tuna fisheries in Pacific Island waters and high seas areas (modelling the effects of climate change on tuna abundance in areas beyond national jurisdiction), developed for Conser...
27 May 2019 - project-information - project: 4581 - English [ABNJ Tuna & Biodiversity] ABNJ Tuna Project Brochure
IMPROVING MANAGEMENT: Agreed decision frameworks are important components of sustainable management of tuna fisheries, according to the guidelines provided in the UN Fish Stocks Agreement and in the FAO Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries. T...
27 May 2019 - report - project: 4660 - English [ABNJ Deep Seas] Report of Key Outcomes from the Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction Deep Seas Project Third Project Steering Committee Meeting, 17-18 April 2018, Cambridge, United Kingdom
The third Project Steering Committee (PSC) meeting of the ABNJ Deep Seas Project was held at WCMC headquarters in Cambridge, United Kingdom from 17-18 April 2018. The meeting was attended by representatives of 13 project partners, including the FA...
04 May 2019 - publication - English Ecological connectivity between the areas beyond national jurisdiction and coastal waters: Safeguarding interests of coastal communities in developing countries
AUTHORS: Ekaterina Popova, David Vousden, Warwick H.H. Sauer, Essam Y.Mohammed, Valerie Allain , Nicola Downey-Breed, Ruth Fletcher, Kristina M. Gjerde, Patrick N. Halpin, Stephen Kelly, David Obura, Gretta Pecl, Michael Roberts, Dionysios E. Rait...
27 Apr 2019 - report - English Maximising ecosystem benefits through EIAs in areas beyond national jurisdiction
AUTHOR: Daniela Diz. A new instrument to govern the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction can provide significant opportunities for many coastal developing countries in general, and for the L...
25 Apr 2019 - report - English Future scenarios and projections for fisheries on the high seas under a changing climate
AUTHORS: William WL Cheung, Vicky WY Lam and Colette CC Wabnitz. Marine biodiversity and ecosystems provide important benefits to human societies through fisheries. But the benefits are not shared equally among countries – and climate change will ...
04 Apr 2019 - report - project: 4660 - English [ABNJ Deep Seas] Connectivity: A critical biodiversity consideration in global ocean sustainability
The relevance of connectivity for marine biodiversity has been recognised in the negotiations for a new international legally binding instrument for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction. This t...
26 Mar 2019 - report - project: 4660 - English [ABNJ Deep Seas] Deep-ocean climate change impacts on habitat, fish and fisheries
This publication presents the outcome of a meeting between the FAO/UNEP ABNJ Deep-seas and Biodiversity project and the Deep Ocean Stewardship Initiative. It focuses on the impacts of climatic changes on demersal fisheries, and the interactions of...

 

 

 

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