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01.07.03 – LAW OF THE SEA

ICJ / WHALES

The United Nations International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled against Japan in a case involving charges by Australia that the country was using a scientific research programme to mask a commercial whaling venture in the Antarctic. ICJ

31 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / LIBYA

The Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution condemning attempts to illicitly export crude oil from Libya and imposing sanctions on vessels involved in such efforts. UNTV

19 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / OCEANS

United Nations Secretary-General   Ban Ki-moon Sunday (12 August) launched a new initiative to protect the oceans and the people whose livelihoods depend on it, and called on countries to work together to achieve a more sustainable management of this precious resource and address the threats it is currently facing. WORLD BANK / TELEVICIONMALDIVES

13 Aug 2012 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / OCEANS

World Bank President Robert B. Zoellick announces an international partnership to save the world’s oceans, citing urgent reports of collapsing fisheries and widening 'dead zones’ of marine degradation. WORLD BANK

23 Feb 2012 | Read More »

UN / OCEANS

Marine experts today said that acidification and overfishing are leaving the oceans “in crisis as much as and, in fact, probably more than land.” The State of the Ocean 2011 report released yesterday warns the world’s oceans are at high risk of entering a phase of extinction of marine species unprecedented in human history. UNTV [...]

21 Jun 2011 | Read More »

TUNISIA / OVERFISHING

In a small fishing village in Tunisia, overfishing has destroyed people’s livelihoods. Now fishermen are trying to restore the fish stock and safeguard a way of life that has been passed down through generations. UNTV

12 Jun 2010 | Read More »

UN / WORLD OCEANS DAY

While commemorating 'World Oceans Day’ at the United Nations Dr. Sylvia Earle from National Geographic Explorer says that Oceans are vital not just to sea life but “it’s our life support system”. UNTV/ FILE

8 Jun 2010 | Read More »

UN / HIGH SEAS FISHERIES

At a conference this week on saving the world’s fish stocks, experts from the Pew Environment Group warn against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing and add that without better conservation and management, fisheries “will crash by 2050″ affecting “three billion people who rely on fish as the primary source of protein.” UNTV / FILE

24 May 2010 | Read More »

UN / SOUTH KOREA SHIP

UN Spokesman Martin Nesirky reads a statement from Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voicing serious concern over the recent investigations which found that a navy ship off the coast of the country was hit by a torpedo from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. UNTV

20 May 2010 | Read More »

UN / SOMALIA

The Security Council unanimously approves a Russian sponsored resolution calling for tougher prosecution of pirates operating off the coast of Somalia. UNTV

27 Apr 2010 | Read More »

 

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