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Note 5: Evaluating the risk to Ramsar Sites from climate change induced sea level rise

… Sites that are at risk to inunda- tion as a consequence of sea level rise, in order to provide site managers with information that …
26 Oct 2021 Document

The rise of environmental crime - A growing threat to natural resources, peace, development and security

… 1 1 THE RISE OF ENVIRONMENTAL CRIME A UNEP--INTERPOL RAPID RESPONSE … Africa. Poverty also facili- tates recruitments of low-level perpetrators at the frontlines. This means that the … available. However, this does not include illegal open sea discard of approximately one-third of the global catch. …
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Legal frameworks for REDD: design and implementation at the national level

… Editor Design and Implementation at the National Level IUCN Environmental Policy and Law Paper No. 77 IUCN … Assessment (EIA) and Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) can ensure legal incentives are developed with greater … of Land, Forest and Carbon 25 and Queensland,36 CSRs give rise to what is commonly called an “interest in the land” …
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The status of natural resources on the high-seas

… 15 1. Hydrothermal Vents 15 2. Seamounts 22 3. Deep-sea Trenches 28 4. Deep-Water, Reef-Forming Corals 33 5. … some measure of taxonomic variety, usually at the species level, e.g. the number of species in a sample, habitat or … the biological processes of the US mid Atlantic slope and rise. Final report for the US Department of the Interior, …
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White Paper - Regional Seas Governance

… .. . 21 2. The Global Framework for the Law of the Sea … instruments, institutions and developments at the global level are described, as well as the obligations under the law … however, that inclusion of the Joint Commission would give rise to calls to include many other bilateral and trilateral …
26 Oct 2021 Document in Marine and Freshwater

Governance of the Mediterranean Sea : Outlook for the legal regime

… Governance of the Mediterranean Sea Outlook for the Legal Regime Claudiane Chevalier Marine … The existence of a large area of high seas requires a high level of cooperation between coastal States to ensure the … continental margin6 (physical continental shelf, slope and rise), or to a distance of 200 n.m. from the baselines, where …
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Towards a strategy for high seas marine protected areas: Proceedings of the IUCN, WCPA and WWF Experts Workshop on High Seas Marine Protected Areas

… waters? 2.3.6 Why is the primary focus on seamounts, deep-sea coral reefs and hydrothermal vents, and not on pelagic … international co-operation at the global and regional level as well as targeted efforts to address specific … Report prepared for the Pew Oceans Commission. will also rise, increasing the need to manage shipping effectively to …
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Risks from Maritime Traffic to Biodiversity in the Mediterranean Sea. Identification of Issues and Possible Responses

… maritime traffi c to biodiversity in the Mediterranean Sea Identifi cation of issues and possible responses Core … elements and factors operating at the subregional level, making it diffi cult to delineate threats that apply … and container traffi c especially appears to be on the rise, largely because of traffi c from Asia. The situation is …
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Maritime Traffic Effects on Biodiversity in the Mediterranean Sea. Volume 1 - Review of Impacts, Priority Areas and Mitigation Measures

… traffic effects on biodiversity in the Mediterranean Sea Volume 1 - Review of impacts, priority areas and … noise than traditional vessels; they produce high level hydrodynamic noise, up to 10kHz and more, and engine … to implement the new measures. This may also explain the rise in oil spill detection in zones around it. Overall, …
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Maritime Traffic Effects on Biodiversity in the Mediterranean Sea. Volume 2 - Legal Mechanisms to Address Maritime Impacts on Mediterranean Biodiversity

… traffic effects on biodiversity in the Mediterranean Sea Volume 2 - Legal mechanisms to address maritime impacts … negative impacts of shipping activities. At the regional level, the European Union (EU) is playing an increasingly … on more than one occasion, on the basis that it might give rise to a risk of proliferation of PSSAs (e.g. MEPC 33/ …
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