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

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Organizations relating to Marine

International Marine Environment Protection Association / Athens, Greece / Est. 2006
International Alliance of Marine-Related Institutions / Busan, Korea Rep
Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology / London, UK / Est. 1889
European Society for Marine Biotechnology / Kiel, Germany / Est. 1995
Regional Organization for the Protection of the Marine Environment / Safat, Kuwait
Nordic Association of Marine Insurers / Oslo, Norway / Est. 1911
European Marine Science Educators Association / Oudenaarde, Belgium / Est. 2011
South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation / Wellington, New Zealand
Ocean Sanctuary Alliance / New York NY, USA
Marine Aquarium Council
Fishery Committee for the Eastern Central Atlantic / Accra, Ghana / Est. 1967
International Institute of Marine Surveyors / Fareham, UK
International Marine Certification Institute / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1992
Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Mediterranean Sea / Floriana, Malta / Est. 1976
Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection / London, UK / Est. 1969
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission / Paris, France / Est. 1960
Joint WMO-IOC Technical Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology / Ravenna, Italy / Est. 1999
International Committee for Marine Conservation / Hochheim am Main, Germany / Est. 1997
Accord RAMOGE / Monte Carlo, Monaco
Programme régional de Conservation de la zone Côtière et Marine en Afrique de l'Ouest / Nouakchott, Mauritania
International Marine Biotechnology Association / Baltimore MD, USA / Est. 1989
Nordic Marine Academy / Est. 2005
Action Plan for Protection, Development and Management of the Marine Environment of the Northwest Pacific Region / Busan, Korea Rep / Est. 1991
Network of Marine Protected Area Managers in the Mediterranean / Marseille, France / Est. 1990
Action Plan for the Protection of the Marine Environment and Coastal Areas in the South East Pacific / Guayaquil, Ecuador / Est. 1981
Marine Accident Investigators' International Forum / Bramley, UK
MarViva Foundation / Est. 2002
Earthrace Conservation / Whangarei, New Zealand
Third Millennium Foundation / Paciano, Italy / Est. 1987
Global Ghost Gear Initiative / London, UK / Est. 2015
SHARKPROJECT International / Heusenstamm, Germany / Est. 2002
Fondation internationale du Banc d'Arguin / Arles, France / Est. 1986
Japan International Marine Science and Technology Federation / Tokyo, Japan / Est. 1987
Tethys Research Institute / Milan, Italy / Est. 1986
Marine Technology Society / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1963
Pacific Whale Foundation / Wailuku HI, USA / Est. 1980
International Marine Minerals Society / St Petersburg FL, USA / Est. 1987
International Marine Animal Trainers Association / Chicago IL, USA / Est. 1972
Caribbean Marine Protected Areas Management Network / Marathon FL, USA / Est. 1997
Marine Conservation Society / Ross-on-Wye, UK / Est. 1977
Fondazione Mediterranea / Ragusa, Italy / Est. 1985
Marin Interfaith Task Force on the Americas / Mill Valley CA, USA / Est. 1985
West African Association for Marine Environment / Dakar, Senegal / Est. 1995
Bangladesh Maritime Academy / Chittagong, Bangladesh / Est. 1972
International Association of Marine Investigators / Salem OR, USA / Est. 1990
International Marine Centre / Oristano, Italy / Est. 1988
Marine Conservation Institute / Seattle WA, USA / Est. 1996
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies / Hobart TAS, Australia / Est. 2010
Blue Ventures
Centre d'Etudes et de Sauvegarde des Tortues Marines de Méditerranée / Le Grau-du-Roi, France / Est. 2003

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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 pollution
Marine dumping of wastes
Vulnerability of marine environment to catastrophic warfare damage
Hunting of marine animals
Inadequate marine services
Vulnerability of marine ecosystems
Marine oxygen deficiency
Military use of animals
Poisonous algae
Environmental impacts of shipping
Plastic pollution of coastal zones
Non-epidemic typhus
Overpopulation of shipping vessels
Marine accidents
Threatened species of marine mammals
Environmental hazards from fishing industry
Lack of coastal development
Threatened marine coastal habitats
Corrosion of ships
Threatened marine or estuarine habitats with rooted vascular beds
Accumulation of pollutants in marine wildlife

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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