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Manado Ocean Declaration Adopted at World Ocean Conference - Ocean States Eye Copenhagen
Representatives from 76 countries convening at the inaugural World Ocean Conference (WOC) agreed Thursday to push ocean issues as an agenda at the United Nations climate talks in Copenhagen in December.
World Oceans Conference 11-15 May 2009, in Manado, Indonesia
The World Ocean Conference (WOC) 2009 is forum for the world community to discuss current issues in the marine field which are related to climate change, and how the world can wisely utilize the ocean to weather crisis. Furthermore, WOC 2009 is expected to create a more aligned global vision and commitments from participating governments and institutions to work together to improve marine resource management.
Countdown continues to the LBS Protocol entry into force – U.S. sixth country to ratify the regional treaty
On February 13, 2009, the United States became the sixth country to sign the regional environmental agreement titled ‘Land Based Sources of Marine Pollution Protocol’ (LBS), joining the Governments of Belize, France, Panama, Saint Lucia, and Trinidad and Tobago in their efforts to protect the Caribbean Sea from pollution.
Guardian (UK): Arctic CO2 levels growing at an 'unprecedented rate', say scientists
Monday 27 April 2009 16.56 BST
Project Management Consultants Needed
Billion Tree Campaign passes three billion mark
Barbados Provides Coastal Zone Technical Cooperation for St Lucia