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(News) WORLD- World Hydrography Day: Understanding hydrography

https://nation.com.pk/21-Jun-2020/world-hydrography-dayunderstanding-hydrography-and-enabling-autonomous-technologies Hydrography underpins almost every other activity associated with the sea, including, resource exploitation, environmental protection and management, national marine spatial data infrastructures, recreational boating, coastal zone management, tourism and marine science to name a...

(News) INDIA – Rare marine life sighted from Mahalaxmi shoreline

https://www.hindustantimes.com/mumbai-news/rare-marine-lifesighted-from-mahalaxmi-shoreline-as-coastal-road-reclamation-inches-closer/storys6RnlSNVKAEUcIHEYAy3zN.html South Mumbai residents and a marine biologist have requested the state to protect areas around the Mahalaxmi Bay, as Coastal Road reclamation work has begun in the area.

(News)EAST AFRICA-Tourism, fishing trawlers hurt seagrasses of East Africa

https://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/news/ea/Tourism-fishing-trawlersseagrasses-of-East-Africa/4552908-5578500-u1jm2f/index.html Fishing trawlers, seaweed farming, and tourism on the coasts of Kenya and Tanzania are threatening the survival of seagrasses, warns the United Nations Environment Programme (Unep). Now, UNEP wants countries to include seagrass protection and...

(News)- YEMEN- Yemen, Britain Warn against 1 Mn Barrel Oil Leak in Red Sea...

https://english.aawsat.com/home/article/2335061/yemen-britain-warn-against1-mn-barrel-oil-leak-red-sea-safer-tanker Yemen’s Minister of Fish Wealth Fahd Kafayen warned that a marine environment disaster was imminent in the Red Sea over the continued erosion of the Safer floating oil storage and offloading vessel that is...

(News)- RED SEA- Red Sea plankton communities ebb and flow with the seasons

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-06/kauo-rsp061520.php The communities of tiny picoplankton in oceans reveal a great deal about the health of marine ecosystems and food webs. KAUST researchers have examined how numbers of these organisms vary across the year in...

(News)- UAE-First evidence of Olive Ridley turtles breeding in UAE found in Sharjah

https://gulfnews.com/uae/environment/first-evidence-of-olive-ridley-turtlesbreeding-in-uae-found-in-sharjah-1.72074432 The first evidence of Olive Ridley turtles breeding in the UAE was announced by Sharjah’s Environment and Protected Areas Authority (EPAA) on Tuesday. The announcement coincided with World Sea Turtle Day.

(News) REUNION ISLAND-100 kg of garbage collected in Ste-Marie for World Oceans Day

https://www.zinfos974.com/100-kg-de-dechets-ramasses-a-Ste-Marie-pour-la- Journee-mondiale-des-oceans_a156019.html World Oceans Day was held on Monday, 8 June, an opportunity for nature lovers to mobilize. The volunteers of Project Rescue Ocean, big and small, criss-crossed the coastline of Sainte-Marie and, in one...

(News) WORLD – More than a third of fish stocks are being overfished, FAO...

https://www.aljazeera.com/ajimpact/fish-stocks-overfished-fao-warns200608173258137.html The UN Food and Agriculture Organization also warned that the problem is particularly acute in developing countries. More than a third of the fish stocks around the world are being overfished and the problem is...
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