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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 14: Life Below Water

Organizations relating to Seas

Sandra Ann Morsilli Pacific-Basin Capital Markets Research Center / Kingston RI, USA / Est. 1989
IIED América-Latina / Buenos Aires, Argentina / Est. 1988
Center for Global Change and Governance / Est. 1995
Global Climate Forum / Berlin, Germany / Est. 2001
Agreement Concerning Interim Arrangements Relating to Polymetallic Nodules of the Deep Sea Bed / Est. 1982
Athletic Confederation of the Central American Isthmus / Tegucigalpa, Honduras
UNANIMA International / New York NY, USA / Est. 2002
Africa Humanitarian Action / Addis Ababa, Ethiopia / Est. 1994
International Pipe Line and Offshore Contractors Association / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1966
Agreement on the Conservation of Seals in the Wadden Sea / Wilhelmshaven, Germany / Est. 1990
Law of the Sea Institute / Berkeley CA, USA / Est. 1965
International Centre of Climate and Environmental Sciences / Beijing, China / Est. 1991
EcoAgriculture Partners / Washington DC, USA / Est. 2002
Convention on Fishing and Conservation of the Living Resources of the High Seas / Est. 1958
Convention Relating to the Regime of the Straits / Est. 1923
International Centre for Earth Construction / Villefontaine, France / Est. 1979
Amendments to the Protocol for the Prevention of Pollution of the Mediterranean Sea by Dumping from Ships and Aircraft / Est. 1995
Convention on Anti-diphtheritic Serum / Est. 1930
Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security / Manado, Indonesia / Est. 2007
International Centre for Coastal Resources Research / Barcelona, Spain / Est. 1993
Association internationale de climatologie / Besançon, France / Est. 1988
African Centre of Meteorological Applications for Development / Niamey, Niger / Est. 1987
Climate Action Network Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia / Est. 1994
North American Foot-and-Mouth Disease Vaccine Bank / Greenport NY, USA / Est. 1982
Sea Turtle Conservancy / Gainesville FL, USA / Est. 1959

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World Problems relating to Seas

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Vulnerability of land-locked countries
Marine dumping of wastes
Marine pollution
Overpopulation of shipping vessels
Falling sea level
Inadequate laws of the sea
Obstacles for international ocean shipping
Storm surges
Piracy at sea
Ice-blocked seaways
Marine accidents
Inequitable allocation of rights to exploit sea-bed and marine resources
Threatened temperate sea-grass beds
Environmental impacts of shipping
Poisonous algae
Marine oxygen deficiency
Vulnerability of marine ecosystems
Environmental hazards from mineral exploitation of seabed resources
Sea-bird deaths

Action Strategies relating to Seas

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Desalinizing sea water
Compiling data on ocean fishing
Conserving marine living resources in accordance with international law
Banning disposal of low level radioactive waste at sea
Protecting marine environment from sea-based pollution
Stopping ocean dumping
Strengthening international cooperation on enclosed and semi-enclosed seas
Regulating use of oceans
Observing global oceans
Apply international provisions to fish populations on the high seas
Assessing high seas resources potential
Restoring damage to the oceans
Restoring beaches
Implementing international law of the sea on straddling and highly migratory fish stocks
Minimizing withdrawal lake and inland sea water
Adjusting to rising sea level
Promoting diversified sea harvest
Limiting utilization of coastal and deep sea water resources
Monitoring fisheries activities on the high seas
Expanding membership of high seas fisheries agencies
Providing sea access for land-locked countries
Restoring sea waters
Correlating marine environmental data with high seas marine living resource data
Discharging dangerous substances at sea
Studying marine pollution

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