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EBSAs in the North-East Atlantic Ocean added to the CBD Repository

EBSAs in the North-East Atlantic Ocean added to the CBD Repository

Amidst the furore of finalising the CBD’s post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) – now know as the Kunming-Montreal GBF – the results of the most recent Regional Workshop to describe Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (the North-East Atlantic Workshop held in 2019) were accepted by the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP15)Continue Reading EBSAs in the North-East Atlantic Ocean added to the CBD Repository

GOBI research awarded a two-year extension

GOBI research awarded a two-year extension

Building on the success and achievements from GOBI’s five-year programme of work funded through the International Climate Initiative (IKI), a further two years of work has been approved to build on these results and implement them in a regional setting.  The extension recognises the value of GOBI’s continuing input to the science base underpinning the EBSAContinue Reading GOBI research awarded a two-year extension

Success story for IMMA uptake in conservation

Success story for IMMA uptake in conservation

The Bazaruto Archipelago to Inhambane Bay IMMA has formed the basis of a proposed Environmental Protection Area (EPA) in Mozambique, as recommended by Conservation International. The proposed EPA corresponds with the extent of the Bazaruto Archipelago to Inhambane Bay IMMA identified during the Western Indian Ocean and Arabian Seas IMMA Workshop held in March 2019.  TheContinue Reading Success story for IMMA uptake in conservation