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  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Wetlands International recently congratulated Iraq, Iran and the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands for the newest milestone for conserving the Mesopotamian Marshes. The Mesopotamian Marshes are shared by Iran and Iraq and are the largest wetlands in the Middle East. In December the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands organised an advisory mission to the marshes to identify […]

  • 22 January 2007

    A major effort to try to reverse the decline in tuna stocks worldwide is getting under way in Kobe, Japan. Five regional bodies responsible for managing stocks of tuna, one of the most valuable and endangered species, are at the meeting.

  • 14 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources will host a presentation on coastal resiliency at noon January 28.  Analie Barnett, a landscape ecologist with The Nature Conservancy, will present on “Identifying Resilient Coastal Sites for Conservation in the South Atlantic” at the Susan Shipman Environmental Learning Center, One Conservation Way in […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Research released today shows overwhelming backing for the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon among Conservative MPs and Councillors, with more than four in five saying they support the project.

  • 2 May 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    Conservation groups have moved to intervene in an industry challenge to the federal government’s denial of permits for seismic testing in the Atlantic.  The Southern Environmental Law Center filed motion on behalf of the North Carolina Coastal Federation, the South Carolina Coastal Conservation League, One Hundred Miles, and Defenders of Wildlife. “The only reason to […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Conservation groups have filed suit in federal court challenging the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers’ use of a permit that allows construction of bulkheads, seawalls, and other hardened structures to be built in waters of the United States without adequately assessing their environmental impact. Nationwide Permit 13 authorizes the construction of bank stabilization structures along […]

  • 17 September 2007

    Work on conserving material from the fire-damaged Cutty Sark is under way in Kent, so the whole ship can eventually return to its dry dock in London. Specialists working on the tea clipper have said their aim is conservation rather than restoration, because much of the original material remains.

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Five coal ash ponds at Dominion’s Possum Point power plant have been illegally leaking toxic pollutants for decades into groundwater and two popular waterways near Washington, D.C., charged conservation groups in a notice filed yesterday. The Southern Environmental Law Center, representing the Potomac Riverkeeper and the Sierra Club, sent notice to Dominion and the Virginia […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell presented the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and the National Ocean Council (NOC) the Department’s Partners in Conservation Award for their collaborative efforts to partner federal and state agencies with stakeholders to develop a national-level policy governing the conversion of obsolete offshore oil and natural gas platforms […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Authorities & Government

    Her Majesty The Queen today delivered the speech to the UK Parliament as part of the State Opening of Parliament 2015. The speech sets out the government’s policies and proposed legislative programme for the new parliamentary session. Regarding the new Energy Bill, it was revealed today that the UK government, led by David Cameron and the Conservative party, would […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Wilhelmsen CEO: “If you are conservative in the maritime industry, you will not make it.”

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Coast Conservation Department together with the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources have taken steps to develop 18 lagoons in the island. The development of the new lagoons is scheduled for completion before the end of 2015. Arrangements are in place to remove unauthorized establishments in the lagoon areas and develop them without harming their […]

  • 28 October 2013

    Drydocks World, the well-established international player in the maritime, oil & gas and energy and offshore construction, received a Special Recognition Award for achievement in the field of Energy Conservation at the prestigious Emirates Energy Awards. The Award has been instituted under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President […]

  • 6 April 2015

    The conservation group Sea Shepherd reported receiving a distress signal from the poaching vessel Thunder today, saying that the ship is sinking inside the Exclusive Economic Zone of Sao Tome, the Gulf of Guinea, West Africa. The Sea Shepherd ship Bob Barker answered the distress call issued by the captain of the Thunder, and found that 35 crewmembers had abandoned […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    NOAA’s Coral Reef Conservation Program has awarded more than $8.3 million in grants and cooperative agreements, supporting conservation projects and scientific studies in seven U.S. states and territories, as well as international projects in the Caribbean and Micronesia. Grant award recipients are also providing more than $5.2 million in matching support for these critical projects. […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The University of Miami’s (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science has won a two-year award from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to support research in coral conservation. The grant will support coral propagation and restoration efforts necessary to help with the recovery of threatened coral species and increased resilience of coastal […]

  • 4 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    NOAA, with staff from the State Department, U.S. Marine Mammal Commission, Department of the Interior and private citizens representing… [mappress] Source: NOAA , July 04, 2012;  Image: NOAA

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) has awarded $2.98 million to the California Tahoe Conservancy to help restore the Upper Truckee Marsh, the largest wetland in the Lake Tahoe Basin. “We’re grateful to the Wildlife Conservation Board for its support,” said Conservancy Board Chair and City of South Lake Tahoe representative, Brooke Laine. “This new […]

  • 8 June 2016

    Shell has voluntarily contributed offshore rights to the Nature Conservancy of Canada to support the establishment of a national marine conservation area off the coast of Nunavut. To remind, this is the area for which the validity of Shell’s permits was recently challenged by World Wildlife Fund Canada, the environment conservation organization. WWF Canada claimed that these […]

  • 9 January 2012

    The Capricorn Conservation Council is unhappy with the independent scientific panel’s findings on the Gladstone Harbour. Michael McCabe, Capricorn Conservation Council co-ordinator, thinks that the Gladstone Harbour dredging should be halted immediately. “This report clearly indicates we don’t know enough about marine health matters and therefore shouldn’t continue the massive dredging until it can be […]

  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    MCS has welcomed yesterday’s announcement by Government of 27 Marine Conservation Zones as a significant milestone for marine conservation in English seas. But says a commitment to managing the sites properly, and to designating more sites in future, is essential to ensure that a full network is achieved. “This announcement is a significant step towards […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Conservation groups sent a letter to Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Director James Watson asking for a public comment period and review of ConocoPhillips’ Chukchi Oil Spill Response Plan and accompanying environmental documentation. In 2012, BSEE distributed Shell Oil’s Chukchi and Beaufort Oil Spill Response Plans to the public and reviewed public comments. […]