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The CLME+ Hub and the wider Caribbean
07 Jun 2020 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
As we commemorate World Oceans Day, the Secretariat of the Caribbean and North Brazil Shelf Large Marine Ecosystem...
Benguela Current Convention Celebrates World Oc...
07 Jun 2020 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
This news release was originally published on the Benguela Current Convention website.
Championing resilient oceans for prosperity
07 Jun 2020 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
The world’s ocean offers great potential for economic growth and development, improved livelihoods and jobs, and c...
In Djirnda people are desperate to go back to f...
07 Jun 2020 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
Djirnda, Senegal, 30 May 2020 – Elhadj Issakha Sarr is sounding the alarm. So far, says this 52-year old fisherman...
GEF Council agrees on $700 million for urgent e...
05 Jun 2020 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
The Global Environment Facility’s governing body, meeting remotely, has agreed on $700 million for projects and pr...
Carlos Manuel Rodriguez named new CEO of Global...
04 Jun 2020 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
Costa Rican Environment and Energy Minister Carlos Manuel Rodriguez has been selected as the next CEO and Chairper...
Strengthening global coordination and science-b...
03 Jun 2020 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
Report commissioned by 14 serving heads of state and government calls for strengthening the science-based integrat...
COVID-19: The ocean, an ally against the virus
19 May 2020 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
When we think of public health risks, we may not think of the ocean as a factor. Increasingly, however, the health...
A holistic approach for sustainable fisheries a...
19 May 2020 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
As consumer demand for wild caught seafood continues to grow, so do the pressures that lead to overfishing and col...
GEF IW:LEARN launches Benefit Sharing Package
19 May 2020 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
The concept of Benefit Sharing represents an alternative approach to the conventional way of negotiation. GEF IW:L...
The Water Changemaker Award
18 May 2020 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
If yes, then share and submit your story until 07 June 2020 to the Water ChangeMaker Awards. The Water ChangeMaker...
“Earth School” launches to keep students connec...
15 May 2020 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
In response to the COVID-19 crisis, an unprecedented coalition has come together to launch “Earth School,” which p...