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GOAL 14: Life Below Water


Marine is an adjective meaning of or pertaining to the sea or ocean.

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Organizations relating to Marine

Environment Northern Seas Foundation / Est. 1992
Sandra Ann Morsilli Pacific-Basin Capital Markets Research Center / Kingston RI, USA / Est. 1989
Internationale Vereniging Finse Zeemanskerk / Est. 1993
European Cetacean Bycatch Campaign
Nordic Marine Academy / Bergen, Norway / Est. 2005
Seafarers International Research Centre / Cardiff, UK
Athletic Confederation of the Central American Isthmus / Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Caribbean Marine Parks and Protected Areas Management Network
ReefGuardian International / Est. 1989
Convention Concerning Social Security for Seafarers, 1987 / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1987
Aquacultural Engineering Society / Copper Hill VA, USA / Est. 1993
Pacific Basin Cooperation Study / Est. 1978
European Institute of Marine Studies / Plouzané, France / Est. 1991
Regional Fisheries Advisory Commission for the Southwest Atlantic / Est. 1961
International Centre for Fishing and Aquaculture Development / Est. 1979
International Pipe Line and Offshore Contractors Association / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1966
Marine Emergency Mutual Aid Centre / Manama, Bahrain / Est. 1982
Eastern African Action Plan / Est. 1985
Asian Marine Conservation Association / Kolkata, India / Est. 1988
World Council of Fisheries Societies / Bethesda MD, USA / Est. 2000
Agreement on the Conservation of Seals in the Wadden Sea / Wilhelmshaven, Germany / Est. 1990
Coalition for Fair Fisheries Agreements / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1992
International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies
South Pacific Fisheries Treaty / Est. 1987
Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission / Kolonia, Micronesia FS

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World Problems relating to Marine

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Marine dumping of wastes
Vulnerability of marine environment to catastrophic warfare damage
Marine pollution
Radioactive contamination of the marine environment and of fisheries products
Overpopulation of shipping vessels
Accumulation of pollutants in marine wildlife
Threatened marine or estuarine habitats with rooted vascular beds
Corrosion of ships
Threatened marine coastal habitats
Lack of coastal development
Environmental hazards from fishing industry
Threatened species of marine mammals
Marine accidents
Hunting of marine animals
Non-epidemic typhus
Plastic pollution of coastal zones
Environmental impacts of shipping
Poisonous algae
Military use of animals
Marine oxygen deficiency
Vulnerability of marine ecosystems
Inadequate marine services
Ecological disruption of animal breeding grounds
Marine navigation hazards
Unethical practice of marine sciences

Action Strategies relating to Marine

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Protecting against vulnerability of marine animal communication
Using environmentally sound land-use practices
Conserving endangered species of marine mammals
Compiling data on ocean fishing
Increasing marine living resources for food
Increasing efficient use of marine living resources for food
Establishing marine conservation zones
Protecting marine ecosystems
Protecting marine animals
Maintaining data base on marine living resources
Maintaining biodiversity of marine species
Conserving marine living resources in accordance with international law
Supporting international data networks on marine issues
Monitoring marine pollution from ships
Acquiring additional marine vessels
Reducing marine pollution
Creating global profile of marine pollution
Protecting marine environment
Using oceans sustainably
Assisting developing countries improve scientific capabilities on climate change and the marine environment
Protecting marine environment from sea-based pollution
Stopping ocean dumping
Expanding regional cooperation on point source marine pollution from new installations
Conserving global marine biological diversity
Surveying marine living resources

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