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20 feb. 2023 - factsheet - English Common Oceans Program
The oceans are essential to life on earth. Yet, marine life is at risk from increasing pressure caused by overfishing, pollution and climate change. The Common Oceans Program is a global alliance for action in marine areas beyond national jurisdic...
20 feb. 2023 - factsheet - English Common Oceans Program - Tuna fisheries
Strong demand for tuna brings economic benefits, food and jobs to millions of people, but also puts a lot of pressure on tuna stocks. The Common Oceans Tuna project aims to ensure that tunas are fished more sustainably by mobilizing a global partn...
20 feb. 2023 - factsheet - English Common Oceans Program - Deep-sea fisheries
Deep-sea fisheries bring economic benefits and are an important source of employment, livelihoods and nutrition. Yet, stock depletion is a major challenge while impacts on ecosystems raise environmental concerns. The Common Oceans Deep-sea fisheri...
20 feb. 2023 - factsheet - English Common Oceans Program - Sargasso Sea
The Sargasso Sea is a unique and highly biodiverse high seas ecosystem threatened by pressure from shipping, fishing, plastics and climate change. The Common Oceans Sargasso Sea project is committed to facilitating a collaborative, cross-sectoral ...
20 feb. 2023 - factsheet - English Common Oceans Program - Cross-sectoral cooperation
Cross-sectoral management and governance is a major challenge to biodiversity conservation and the sustainable use of marine areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ). The Common Oceans Cross-sectoral project is committed to building and strengthe...
25 nov. 2021 - factsheet - project: 9545 - English Ecosystem approach and Marine Spatial Planning: Key tools to manage natural resources in a sustainable way
Through the use of the ecosystem approach, Marine Spatial Planning benefits from a series of sustainability assessments and generates an integrated plan, contributing to the achievement of Good Environmental Status (GES). Thus, it ensures that the...
19 nov. 2021 - factsheet - project: 9912 - English Gedaref-Adigrat aquifer factsheet
The Gedaref-Adigrat aquifer is one of the three transboundary aquifers selected as a case study under the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI)’s Groundwater Project – ‘Enhancing Conjunctive Management of Surface Water and Groundwater Resources in Selected ...
19 nov. 2021 - factsheet - project: 9912 - English Kagera Aquifer factsheet
The Kagera river Basin forms the headwater of the river Nile. The river is the largest tributary of Lake Victoria. The Kagera shared aquifer is one of the three transboundary aquifers selected as a case study under the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI)’...
19 nov. 2021 - factsheet - project: 9912 - English Mount Elgon aquifer factsheet
The Mount Elgon aquifer is one of the three transboundary aquifers selected as a case study under the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI)’s Groundwater Project – ‘Enhancing Conjunctive Management of Surface Water and Groundwater Resources in Selected Tran...
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