Environment/Science
New York : With the ocean in deep crisis, members of civil society and philanthropic organisations are urging governments and corporations to take bold action to safeguard the ocean.  After a two-day preparatory meeting in New York ahead of June’s UN Ocean Conference in Portugal, activists handed over what they termed “A Blue Call to Action” to the UN Secretary-General António Guterres, on Wednesday. more
Ocean Conference has potential to be a ‘global game-changer’

New York : The second global Ocean Conference taking place in Portugal in a few months’ time promises to be “a critical moment” for the health of life under water and on ...

Deadly life at sea: UN partners spotlight depths of danger in fishing industry

New York: There is a clear link between the seedy underbelly of the seafood industry, and fishers’ safety, now ranked as the second deadliest profession in the world; and more must ...

Negotiating legally-binding agreement to provide future generations with a ‘healthy, resilient and productive ocean’

New York, Aug 21 (JEN): While the world’s oceans contain some 200,000 identified living species, the actual numbers could reach the millions ­­– all exposed to the dan ...