Latest News for: Marine resources


FM University opens Odisha’s 1st Marine Bioresources and Biotechnology Centre

The Times of India 07 Mar 2021
India has a great potential in the field of marine bioresources and can exploit marine fisheries, seaweeds, horseshoe crab and other living resources ... He said marine biotechnology has a great future and the centre will study the untapped bioresources of not only the Odisha coast but also the unique Chilika lake.

Aeschynanthus rejieae from Tawi-Tawi is the first Philippine lipstick vine to be newly described after ...

Manila Bulletin 07 Mar 2021
By Jenna V. Genio ... “PhilBio has forged partnership with the local government of Panglima Sugala, the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MENRE) of Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), and the Philippine Marine Corps to conserve the globally important forests of Tawi-Tawi that are the homes of the Sulu Hornbill, A.

Rachel Kippen, Our Ocean Backyard | Dive into a changing ecosystem: Kelp forests and urchin barrens

Santa Cruz Sentinel 06 Mar 2021
I caught up with underwater photographer Kate Vylet, and UCSC doctorate candidate Josh Smith, who have dedicated their lives to understanding our local marine ecosystems ... She takes stunning photographs and videos, sharing the lifecycles and dazzling diversity of marine organisms with the public.

Is Sierra Leone richly poor or poorly rich?

Sierra Leone Telegraph 06 Mar 2021
With such resources for a population averaging seven million at best of times, what is our excuse for being such a poor nation? ... We had Sierra Fisheries – a private public enterprise to oversee our fish and marine resources; Wellington distilleries; NATCO; and Sierra Leone Oil Refinery, to name but a few.

European Union and Seychelles’ Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement 2020 -2026 | 06 March 2021

Nation 06 Mar 2021
... a key milestone of the long-standing bilateral cooperation in fisheries between the European Union (EU) and Seychelles, and of their joint commitment to promote a sustainable and transparent use of marine resources both in the Seychelles waters and in the Indian Ocean region.

Illegal fishing: The great threat to Latin America’s marine sanctuaries

Mongabay 05 Mar 2021
It is estimated that around 26 million tons of fish and other marine resources are caught illegally every year to supply a black market worth up to $23 billion. Illegal fishing takes many forms, one of which involves fishing inside marine protected areas that have been created to safeguard the biodiversity within them.

Mega Global Corporation expands Zamboanga operations

Sun Star 05 Mar 2021
... Agriculture and Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. Recognizing its role in ensuring the richness of our waters, Mega Global is committed to implementing sustainable fishing practices and processes to preserve the marine resources and support the entire fishing community.

MoES to perform first-ever coastal spatial mapping towards sustainable future of oceans

Indian Express 05 Mar 2021
The five-year programme, Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) is one of the many initiatives planned between the two countries ... India has initiated the process to improve its usage of ocean and marine resources through its proposed Blue Economy Policy 2020 to be developed by the MoES.

Carbon in UK’s exclusive territorial waters fully mapped for the first time

Belfast Telegraph 04 Mar 2021
An EEZ is an area of the sea in which a sovereign state has special rights regarding the exploration and use of marine resources, including energy production from water and wind ... The research provides a UK-wide national breakdown of carbon stocks in marine sediments, placing Scotland’s shelf seas at the forefront of these natural resources.

New study improves marine climate change evidence base

Phys Dot Org 04 Mar 2021
... Scotland's shelf seas very much at the forefront of these natural resources ... An Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) is an area of the sea in which a sovereign state has special rights regarding the exploration and use of marine resources, including energy production from water and wind.

NZ School Kids Learning Why Seaweed Helps Our Economy And Nature

Scoop 04 Mar 2021
Kiwi school kids are about to learn how scientists know ...

East China Virtual Academy to debut this fall

The Voice 04 Mar 2021
Clair and Marine City high schools, respectively ... “Our ultimate goal is to be in the Innovation Center, but we’ll have a temporary learning center probably at the Marine City complex because there’s some space there,” she said. “And that learning center is going to be a resource ...

Study: Chinook salmon are key to Northwest orcas all year

The Roseburg News-Review 04 Mar 2021
bits of orca poop floating on the water, or fish scales sparkling just below the surface ... Officials could use it in prioritizing certain habitat restoration efforts or in timing hatchery production of salmon to best benefit the whales, said co-author Lynne Barre of the National Marine Fisheries Service’s Protected Resource Division ... ....