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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 14: Life Below Water

Organizations relating to Land and Coastal Forms

Sandra Ann Morsilli Pacific-Basin Capital Markets Research Center / Kingston RI, USA / Est. 1989
Athletic Confederation of the Central American Isthmus / Tegucigalpa, Honduras
International Pipe Line and Offshore Contractors Association / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1966
Convention Relating to the Regime of the Straits / Est. 1923
Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security / Manado, Indonesia / Est. 2007
International Centre for Coastal Resources Research / Barcelona, Spain / Est. 1993
Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Conservation Measures for Marine Turtles of the Atlantic Coast of Africa / Bonn, Germany / Est. 1999
International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation / London, UK / Est. 1968
Mediterranean Action Plan / Athens, Greece / Est. 1975
Australasian Cave and Karst Management Association / Mount Compass, Australia / Est. 1987
Federation of Municipalities of the Central American Isthmus / Est. 1991
International Coral Reef Action Network / Cambridge, UK / Est. 2000
Action Plan for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment and Coastal Areas of the East Asian Region / Bangkok, Thailand / Est. 1981
Regional Activity Centre for Specially Protected Areas / Tunis, Tunisia / Est. 1985
Black Sea Coastal Association / Varna, Bulgaria / Est. 1997
Pacific Basin Medical Association / Majuro, Marshall Is / Est. 1995
Declaration Recognising the Right to a Flag of States Having no Sea-coast / Est. 1921
International Rainwater Catchment Systems Association / Est. 1989
Coastal and Marine Union - EUCC / Leiden, Netherlands / Est. 1989
International Black Sea Club / Varna, Bulgaria / Est. 1992
Coastwatch Europe / Dublin, Ireland
United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States / New York NY, USA / Est. 2001
Charter on Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation Concerning the Environment in the Mediterranean Basin / Est. 1990
Convention for Cooperation in the Protection and Sustainable Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Northeast Pacific / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 2002
International Show Caves Association / Genga, Italy

View all profiles (178 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Land and Coastal Forms

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Vulnerability of land-locked countries
Overexploitation of underground water resources
Environmental hazards of empolderment of wetlands
Uncoordinated international river basin development
Coastal water pollution
Threatened coral reef ecosystems
Inadequate watershed management
Threatened marine or estuarine habitats with rooted vascular beds
Threatened coastal sand dune systems
Threatened coastal aquatic habitats with algal beds
Threatened littoral habitats of freshwater lakes
Lack of finance in coastal communities
Restrictions on passage through straits and interoceanic canals
Legal havens
Threatened marine coastal habitats
Threatened habitats of bare sand
Threatened lake habitats
Lack of coastal development
Threatened alluvial forests habitats
Conflicting claims concerning off-shore territorial waters
Inadequate rail transport facilities
Loss of coastal lagoons
Eutrophication
Non-accountability of offshore banks
Shifting coastlines

Action Strategies relating to Land and Coastal Forms

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Protecting coral reefs
Protecting coastal wetlands
Protecting against environmental hazards of empolderment of wetlands
Integrating wetlands biodiversity conservation into river basin management
Coordinating sectoral programmes for management of coastal zones
Coordinating international river basin development
Establishing marine conservation zones
Instituting integrated management of water catchments
Conserving estuarine ecosystems
Ensuring sustainable development of coastal zones
Facilitating environmentally sound technologies for coastal zones
Developing human resources in coastal zones
Managing coasts
Negotiating conflicting claims concerning off-shore territorial waters
Establishing offshore zones
Preserving coastal biodiversity
Adapting coast management techniques to environmental conditions on small islands
Monitoring coastal environment
Reclaiming wetlands
Developing sustainable coastal fishing policy
Monitoring conservation of coral reefs
Managing degraded river basins
Assisting coastal and island states to expand marine research capabilities
Conserving Alaskan north slope coastal tundra ecoregion
Conserving Northeast Congo Basin forest ecoregion

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