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IUCN Publication

Durabilité des aliments pour le poisson en aquaculture

Reducing the environmental footprint of aquaculture has become a high priority as part of the drive for greater sustainability in modern society.

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2017
IUCN Grey Literature

Aquaculture and marine protected areas

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2017
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Natural marine World Heritage in the Arctic Ocean

The 1972 UNESCO World Heritage Convention unites nations behind a shared commitment to preserve the world’s outstanding cultural and natural heritage for the benefit of present and future generations.

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2017
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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
IUCN Publication

National blue carbon policy assessment framework

The value and role of mangroves, saltmarshes and seagrasses for climate change mitigation was established back in 2009 by reports by IUCN and UNEP to focus attention on addressing a critical gap in national carbon accounting and management.

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2016
IUCN Publication

Field guide to seagrasses of the Red Sea

The purpose of this publication is to provide naturalists, resource managers and scientists with a simple guide to identify all species of seagrasses in the Red Sea. Each species is described in detail using photographs of key and diagnostic features.

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2016
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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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Coastal "blue" carbon

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2015
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Atlas of the Mediterranean seamounts and seamount-like structures

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2015
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African solutions in a rapidly changing world = Solutions africaines dans un monde qui change rapidement

In this publication, several case studies from the African continent illustrate the "nature-based solutions" approach and offer hope that effective solutions to the climate change dilemma can be addressed through local responses that also achieve mutual benefits for biodiversity conservation and

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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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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
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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
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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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An ecosystem approach to management of seamounts in the Southern Indian Ocean : volume 4 : a road map towards sustainable use and conservation of biodiversity in the Southern Indian Ocean

This publication presents proposals from a management workshop on conservation and management measures applicable to high seas areas in the Southern Indian Ocean regarding: (i) a biodiversity initiative; (ii) the principles, objectives and process included in the draft road map developed in suppo

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2013
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An ecosystem approach to management of seamounts in the Southern Indian Ocean : volume 3 : legal and institutional gap analysis

This publication presents a legal and institutional gap analysis of the project area, covering five seamount regions, two of which are inside proposed Benthic Protected Areas (BPAs), Atlantis Bank and Coral Seamount, and three outside BPAs.

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2012
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An ecosystem approach to management of seamounts in the Southern Indian Ocean : volume 2 : anthropogenic threats to seamount ecosystems and biodiversity

The individual and cumulative threats to and effects of the full range of human activities on marine ecosystems and biodiversity in general, and seamounts in particular, in areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ) are still largely unknown.

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2012
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An ecosystem approach to management of seamounts in the Southern Indian Ocean : volume 1 : overview of seamount ecosystems and biodiversity

Seamounts are topographic rises of the seabed with a limited extent across the summit. There is evidence that seamounts form hotspots of biological activity in the oceans. Why seamounts host abundant populations of fish and other pelagic and aquatic predators is still uncertain.

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2012