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UN Sustainable Development Goals

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

Sandra Ann Morsilli Pacific-Basin Capital Markets Research Center / Kingston RI, USA / Est. 1989
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
Convention Concerning Social Security for Seafarers, 1987 / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1987
Aquacultural Engineering Society / Copper Hill VA, USA / Est. 1993
European Institute of Marine Studies / Plouzané, France / Est. 1991
International Pipe Line and Offshore Contractors Association / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1966
Marine Emergency Mutual Aid Centre / Manama, Bahrain / Est. 1982
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
South Pacific Fisheries Treaty / Est. 1987
Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission / Kolonia, Micronesia FS
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
Action Plan for Protection, Development and Management of the Marine Environment of the Northwest Pacific Region / Busan, Korea Rep / Est. 1991
Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security / Manado, Indonesia / Est. 2007
International Centre for Coastal Resources Research / Barcelona, Spain / Est. 1993
INTERFERRY / Victoria BC, Canada / Est. 1976
International Collective in Support of Fishworkers / Chennai, India / Est. 1986
Convention for the Protection on the Marine Environment for the North-East Atlantic / London, UK / Est. 1992
Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Seals / Est. 1972

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World Problems relating to Marine

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Radioactive contamination of the marine environment and of fisheries products
Marine dumping of wastes
Vulnerability of marine environment to catastrophic warfare damage
Marine pollution
Toxic anti-fouling agents
Inadequate marine services
Threatened marine or estuarine habitats with rooted vascular beds
Overpopulation of shipping vessels
Accumulation of pollutants in marine wildlife
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

Action Strategies relating to Marine

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Reducing marine pollution
Compiling data on ocean fishing
Stopping ocean dumping
Preventing marine pollution from land-based sources
Conserving global marine biological diversity
Increasing international protection of marine environment

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