Ocean N.A.M.A. Network’s Peter Gross, Christine Lancaster, Jason McNamee, Bart Simmons, and Leonard Sonnenschein make a case for Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) and ask SIDs to consider signing a Declaration on Oceans.
Tony Long from the Pew Charitable Trusts highlights some of the reasons behind the severe global problem of illegal fishing and discusses some potential solutions.
The Global Ocean Commission advocates for a new Implementing Agreement under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea to protect and ensure equitable use of the biodiversity of the high seas.
Philippe Vallette and Christine Causse of NAUSICAA, French National Center of the Sea, show how island-dwellers are coming up with the necessary solutions for a more liveable and equitable world.
The Global Environment Facility emphasises the importance of biodiversity to SIDS’ economies and tourism, and discusses some key projects and activities contributing to conservation.
- Relevance of marine bioprospecting for access and benefit sharing frameworks
- The Caribbean Community Common Fisheries Policy: A tool for Caribbean SIDS accelerated modalities of action
- Ocean acidification: State-of-the science considerations for Small Island Developing States
- Reflections from the Third International Conference on SIDS, Tuesday 2nd September