Entries by Andrei Polejack

Brazil signs contract with the International Seabed Authority to promote scientific exploration in the Area

  [dropcap]O[/dropcap]n november 2015, a contract was signed between the Brazilian Geological Survey (CPRM) and the International Seabed Authority (ISA) for implementing the work plan for the exploration of cobalt crusts in the Rio Grande Rise region, an Area of the South Atlantic. The recent geological and environmental recognition of the Rio Grande Rise allowed […]

Ecosystem Approach to the management of fisheries and the marine environment in West Africa waters

Andrei Polejack Received by email. Workshop on West Africa fisheries management by ecosystem approach. Interesting programme that you can find below:   The Sub Regional Fisheries Commission’s Permanent Secretary is honored to inform you that the first International conference “Ecosystem Approach to the management of fisheries and the marine environment in West Africa waters” will […]

Global Ocean Science Report

The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, in the 47th Session of its Executive Council, analysed the  review of the Global Ocean Science Report (GOSR) proposal. The Global Ocean Science Report (GOSR) is envisaged to provide an overview on nations’ (i) investments, (ii) resources, and (iii) scientific productivity in Ocean Science. It would provide a tool for mapping […]

Oceans in Peril: IPSO Publishes Five Papers on Ocean Stresses, Impacts and Solutions

The International Programme on the State of the Ocean (IPSO) has published a set of five papers on ocean stresses, impacts and solutions written by leading international experts. The papers present the key findings of a number of IPSO’s workshops held in 2011 and 2012 in partnership with IUCN and its World Commission on Protected Areas. The […]