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Organizations relating to Seas

Arab Sea Ports Federation / Alexandria, Egypt / Est. 1976
Regional Clean Sea Organization / Dubai, United Arab Emirates / Est. 1972
ROPME Sea Area Hydrographic Commission / Muscat, Oman / Est. 2000
Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Tsunami Early Warning and Mitigation System in the North-eastern Atlantic, the Mediterranean and Connected Seas / Paris, France / Est. 2005
World Network of Indigenous Peoples and Local Community Land and Sea Managers / New York NY, USA / Est. 2012
Action Plan for the Protection and Management of the South Asia Seas Region / Colombo, Sri Lanka / Est. 1995
Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level / Liverpool, UK / Est. 1933
World Ship Society / Mitcham, UK / Est. 1947
Sea Turtle Conservancy / Gainesville FL, USA / Est. 1959
Save Our Seas / Est. 1993
Mer et monde / Montréal QC, Canada
Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research / Den Burg, Netherlands / Est. 1876
Ryan Foundation International / Chennai, India / Est. 1982
International Centre for the Environmental Management of Enclosed Coastal Seas / Kobe, Japan / Est. 1994
Sea Shepherd International / Friday Harbor WA, USA / Est. 1977
North Sea Foundation / Utrecht, Netherlands / Est. 1980
Human Rights at Sea / Havant, UK / Est. 2014
Sea First Foundation / Bergschenhoek, Netherlands / Est. 2009
Okeanos Foundation for the Sea / Darmstadt, Germany / Est. 2007
United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea / Est. 1958
Association for the History of the Northern Seas / Est. 1974
Federation of Institutions Concerned with the Study of the Adriatic Sea / Est. 1972
Latin American Association of Navigational Law and Law of the Sea / Buenos Aires, Argentina
Interstate Council of the Central Asia States on the Aral Sea Basin Problems
Intermorgeo / Est. 1973
Mediterranean Trust Fund / Athens, Greece / Est. 1979
Meso-American-Caribbean Sea Hydrographic Commission / Monte Carlo, Monaco / Est. 1994
African Sea Kayak Society, The / Cape Town, South Africa / Est. 1997
Åland Foundation for the Baltic Sea / Mariehamn, Finland / Est. 1989
Marins sans frontières / Neuilly-sur-Seine, France / Est. 1984
Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea / Utrecht, Netherlands / Est. 1984
Fédération internationale de thalassothérapie - mer et santé / Paris, France / Est. 1986
Working Conference of Baltic Sea Countries, Norway and Iceland
Wadden Sea Conference / Wilhelmshaven, Germany
United Nations Conference on Environment and Development
Agreement Concerning Interim Arrangements Relating to Polymetallic Nodules of the Deep Sea Bed / Est. 1982
Agreement on the Conservation of Seals in the Wadden Sea / Wilhelmshaven, Germany / Est. 1990
Convention on Fishing and Conservation of the Living Resources of the High Seas / Est. 1958
Amendments to the Protocol for the Prevention of Pollution of the Mediterranean Sea by Dumping from Ships and Aircraft / Est. 1995
International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to the Assistance and Rescue of Aircraft or by Aircraft at Sea / Est. 1938
Provisional Understanding Regarding Deep Seabed Matters / Est. 1984
International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution of the Sea by Oil / Est. 1954
International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1960 / Est. 1960
Protocol to Amend the 1910 Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules of Law Relating to Assistance and Salvage at Sea / Est. 1967
Declaration Recognising the Right to a Flag of States Having no Sea-coast / Est. 1921
Protocol for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea against Pollution from Land-Based Sources and Activities / Est. 1980
International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to Arrest of Sea-going Ships / London, UK / Est. 1952
Inter-American Convention for the Protection and Conservation of Sea Turtles / Est. 1996
Convention on the Conservation and Management of Pollock in the Central Bering Sea / Est. 1994
Amendments to the Protocol for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution from Land-based Sources and Activities / Est. 1996

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World Problems relating to Seas

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

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

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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