BD COP11: IUCN welcomes prospect of new marine protection areas
Kristina M. Gjerde & Patricio Bernal, IUCN, interview: Rio Conventions
Pavilion, CBD COP11, 15/10/2012 — Kristina M. Gjerde & Patricio Bernal,
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), discuss the
significance step of the development of new enhanced marine protection
areas - including in areas beyond national jurisdiction (i.e. the high
seas) - on the table in Hyderabad. More Info at Climate Change TV
Deep-sea fisheries: Exploiting the most vulnerable species
March 12 2012 - In the deepest, darkest parts of the oceans are ecosystems with more diversity than a tropical rainforest. Taking us on a voyage into the ocean - from the deepest trenches to the remains of the Titanic - marine biologist David Gallo explores the wonder and beauty of marine life.
New BBC documentary spotlights ICIJ probe into fish devastation
As aggressive, unregulated fishing continues in the South Pacific, BBC World News will broadcast this weekend a documentary that features the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists' recent probe into the plundering of jack mackerel, once one of the world's most abundant fish.
The DSCC was founded in 2004, to address the issue of bottom trawling on
the high seas in the absence of an effective governance regime. The
coalition is made up of over 70 non-governmental organisations (NGOs),
fishers organisations and law and policy institutes, all committed to
protecting the deep sea.
Deep Sea Links
A list of interesting deep sea related sites and links from the around the web.