Posts Tagged ‘global ocean refuge system’

Scientists Gather at International Marine Conservation Congress to Develop Global Ocean Refuge System Criteria

Marine Conservation Institute Founder and Chief Scientist, Dr. Elliott Norse, to Give Plenary Speech at Conference in Glasgow, Scotland Marine Conservation Institute, a leader in protecting marine biodiversity, is hosting an all-day workshop with 19 top marine scientists today to discuss criteria for the Global Ocean Refuge System (GLORES). The workshop is being held in…

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President Obama Announces Plan to Create the Largest Marine Protected Area in the World with Help from Marine Conservation Institute

Marine Conservation Institute and Others Provide Scientific Basis for Expanding the U.S. Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument to Double Area of Global Ocean that is Fully Protected At the State Department’s Our Oceans Conference today, President Obama announced his intention to double the area of global oceans that are fully protected from fishing and…

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Global Ocean Refuge System to Help Resilience of the World’s Oceans and Humankind

Recent Report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Points to Need for Marine Biodiversity Protections SEATTLE, WA—May 8, 2014—Marine Conservation Institute, a leader in protecting marine biodiversity, today highlighted its Global Ocean Refuge System(GLORES, pronounced glôr-ees) as a way to increase the resilience of the world’s oceans. This comes on the heels of…

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