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IUCN Publication

Primary microplastics in the oceans

Plastic has penetrated everyday life, and the disadvantages of plastics are becoming more and more visible: large quantities of plastics leak into rivers and oceans, with adverse effects to marine ecosystems and related economic activities.

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2017
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The future of the World Heritage Convention for marine conservation

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2016
IUCN Publication

Marine protected areas and climate change

The ocean is a major player in the regulation of the world’s climate system. The purpose of the report is to provide information to underpin the outcomes of COP21 and in particular to demonstrate the importance of the role of MPAs in climate change adaptation and mitigation.

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2016
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Ocean warming : causes, scale, effects and consequences

Ocean warming may well turn out to be the greatest hidden challenge of our generation. This report represents the most comprehensive review to date on ocean warming.

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2016
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Explaining ocean warming

Ocean warming may well turn out to be the greatest hidden challenge of our generation. This report represents the most comprehensive review to date on ocean warming.

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2016
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Vulnerability of the Bay of Bengal to ocean acidification

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2015
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Bridging the gap between ocean acidification impacts and economic valuation : regional impacts of ocean acidification on fisheries and aquaculture

Following the first international workshop on the economics of ocean acidification organized by the Centre Scientifique de Monaco and the International Atomic Energy Agency in 2010,  a second international workshop was held in November 2012, which explored the level of risk, and the resilience or

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2015
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Executive summary : focusing action, picking up the pace for ocean conservation

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2014
Non IUCN Publication

Blue urbanism : exploring connections between cities and oceans

Equal parts inspiration and practical advice for urban planners, ocean activists, and policymakers, Blue Urbanism offers a comprehensive look at the challenges and great potential for urban areas to integrate ocean health into their policy and planning goals.

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2014
IUCN Publication

Plastic debris in the ocean

Plastic debris has now become the most serious problem affecting the marine environment, not only for coastal areas of developing countries but also for the world's oceans as a whole.

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2014
IUCN Publication

The significance and management of natural carbon stores in the open ocean : a summary

This report sets out the importance of carbon in the open ocean and, through examples, illustrates the significance and values of some of its major carbon pools and sinks.

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2014
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The significance and management of natural carbon stores in the open ocean

This report sets out the importance of carbon in the open ocean and, through examples, illustrates the significance and values of some of its major carbon pools and sinks.

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2014
IUCN Publication

Ocean acidification : international policy and governance options

As the carbon dioxide level in the atmosphere rises, an increasing amount of the gas is absorbed by the ocean, making it more acidic.

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2014
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Protection and management of the Central American Dome

The Central American Dome is a distinct and highly productive biological habitat in the northeastern tropical Pacific, created through an interaction between wind and currents.

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2013
IUCN Publication

Blue carbon policy framework 2.0 : based on the discussion of the International Blue Carbon Policy Working Group

Development and implementation of blue carbon-based activities now requires strategic policy and incentive mechanisms to achieve coastal conservation, restoration and sustainable use, and provide disincentives to drain or damage coastal systems.

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2012
Non IUCN Publication

Le développement durable, synthèse et priorités à l'usage des décideurs

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2011
Non IUCN Publication

Shifting baselines : the past and the future of ocean fisheries

"Shifting Baselines explores the real-world implications of a groundbreaking idea: we must understand the oceans of the past to protect the oceans of the future.

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2011
Non IUCN Publication

Ecological effects of marine managed areas

Scientists used a network of interdisciplinary studies to investigate the ecological effects of marine managed areas (MMAs) dispersed widely across the tropics.

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2011
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UNEP year book 2011 : emerging issues in our global environment

The Year Book’s overview of events and developments during 2010 shows how cutting edge science reveals new opportunities to mitigate climate change while improving air quality. Stimulated by technological innovation and green investments, renewable energy supply is growing rapidly.

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2011
IUCN Grey Literature

International Earth system expert workshop on ocean stresses and impacts : summary workshop report

Through presentations, discussions and recommendations the workshop documented and described the cumulative effects of such impacts, how these commonly act in a negatively synergistic way, and why therefore concerted action is now needed to address the consequences set out in this report.

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2011
IUCN Publication

Blue carbon policy framework : based on the first workshop of the International Blue Carbon Policy Working Group

Development and implementation of blue carbon-based activities now requires strategic policy and incentive mechanisms for coastal conservation, restoration and sustainable use, and and disincentives to drain or damage coastal systems. Currently no broad, strategic program exists to achieve this.

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2011
IUCN Publication

Identifying ecologically and biologically significant areas on seamounts

This document summarizes discussions that were held during a workshop in December 2011 and which focused on making progress on the identification of Ecologically and Biologically Significant Areas for seamounts in the high seas.

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2011
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Ecologically or biologically significant areas in the pelagic realm : examples and guidelines : workshop report

For the Aichi Biodiversity Targets to be met in full, and for the other relevant processes to be successful, examples and guidelines for the identification of important pelagic areas must be made available to policy makers involved in the process of identifying ecologically or biologically signif

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2011
Non IUCN Publication

Living with the sea : local efforts buffer effects of global change

This document draws on marine managed area (MMA) experiences worldwide by synthesizing results from over 25 natural science studies conducted over the past five years in 18 tropical countries in 48 MMAs.

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2010
Non IUCN Publication

Guide to best practices for ocean acidification research and data reporting

The ocean presently takes up one-fourth of the carbon dioxide emitted to the atmosphere by human activities, thereby increasing ocean acidity.

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2010
IUCN Grey Literature

Global Ocean Biodiversity Initiative : identify EBSAs in the world's oceans

Insert for a presentation folder on GOBI. Describes GOBI's online submission tool to accept information about ecologically or biologically significant areas in the open oceans and deep seas.

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2010
IUCN Grey Literature

Global Ocean Biodiversity Initiative : taxon approaches

Insert for a presentation folder on GOBI.

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2010
IUCN Grey Literature

Global Ocean Biodiversity Initiative : regional approaches

Insert for a presentation folder on GOBI, focusing on the EBSAs in the Pacific Ocean region.

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2010
IUCN Grey Literature

Global Ocean Biodiversity Initiative : example of a candidate EBSA

Insert for a presentation folder on GOBI. This contribution looks at the Birdlife International marine important bird area (IBA) toolkit as a case study.

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2010
IUCN Grey Literature

Global Ocean Biodiversity Initiative : multi-criteria analyses

Insert for a presentation folder on GOBI.

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2010
IUCN Grey Literature

Global Ocean Biodiversity Initiative : examples of scientific contributions

Insert for a presentation folder on GOBI, looking at the scientific contributions of Census of Marine Life and Ocean Biogeographic Information Systems (OBIS).

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2010
IUCN Grey Literature

Global Ocean Biodiversity Initiative : the ecologically or biologically significant areas EBSA identification process

Insert for a presentation folder on GOBI.

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2010
IUCN Grey Literature

Global Ocean Biodiversity Initiative : working towards high seas conservation, executive summary

Executive summary insert for a presentation folder on GOBI.

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2010
IUCN Grey Literature

Global Ocean Biodiversity Initiative : working towards high seas conservation

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2010
IUCN Grey Literature

IUCN’s position on marine and coastal biological diversity : agenda item 5.2

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2010
IUCN Grey Literature

Diversité biologique marine et côtière (point 5.2 de l’ordre du jour)

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2010
IUCN Publication

Global ocean protection : present status and future possibilities (Korean version)

This publication provides a much needed and timely tool to assist in the collective effort to find new and better solutions to address the various threats to the marine biological diversity and productivity.

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2010
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Global ocean protection : present status and future possibilities

This publication provides a much needed and timely tool to assist in the collective effort to find new and better solutions to address the various threats to the marine biological diversity and productivity.

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2010
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The Bahrain action plan for marine World Heritage : identifying priorities for marine World Heritage and enhancing the role of the World Heritage Convention in the IUCN WCPA Marine Global Plan of Action for MPAs in our Oceans and Seas

The World Heritage Convention is a principal protection mechanism available to recognise and protect the very best marine sites around the globe. A key step to targeted application of the Convention has now been made by the creation of the Bahrain Action Plan for marine World Heritage.

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2010
Non IUCN Publication

Global open oceans and deep seabed (GOODS) biogeographic classification

This report presents a biogeographic classification for global open ocean and deep sea areas (GOODS). It has been compiled by an international expert group initiated at a workshop held in Mexico City, Mexico, in January 2007, and is based on the input of many scientists and managers.

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2009
IUCN Grey Literature

Defining ecologically or biologically significant areas in the open oceans and deep seas : analysis, tools, resources and illustrations

A background document for the CBD expert workshop.

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2009
IUCN Publication

Blue carbon : the role of healthy oceans in binding carbon : a rapid response assessment

Out of all the biological carbon (or green carbon) captured in the world, over half is captured by marine living organisms – hence it is called ‘blue carbon’.

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2009
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Coastal oceans research and development in the Indian Ocean : status report 2008

The CORDIO programme, which started in 1999 as a pragmatic response to the impacts of global warming on coral reefs, has over the years improved our knowledge and management of coral reefs.

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2008
IUCN Publication

Adrift : tales of ocean fragility

This book is a product of the Marine Conservation Sub-Committee, an advisory body on marine species issues within IUCN. The book features twelve stories of different ocean animals that highlight the latest issues in marine conservation.

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2008
Non IUCN Publication

Oceans in peril : protecting marine biodiversity

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2007
Non IUCN Publication

A handbook for measuring the progress and outcomes of integrated coastal and ocean management

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2006
IUCN Publication

Ecosystems and biodiversity in deep waters and high seas

This report reveals recent discoveries about the beauty, value and vulnerability of life in the deep seas and in the open ocean.

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2006

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