25 Feb '12, 3am

New Global Partnership for Healthy Oceans @World_Wildlife

On February 24, 2012, the World Bank announced the Global Partnership for Oceans ; bringing science, advocacy, the private sector, and international public institutions together, committed to addressing the threats to the health, productivity and resilience of the world’s oceans. WWF is working with the World Bank and others in support of the partnership, to coordinate efforts in areas such as: Protecting and restoring habitats and species required for maintaining ecosystem services and livelihoods Managing risks to ocean health, including from land-based pollution and off-shore extractive industries risks Supporting rights-based fisheries management and sustainable aquaculture Fostering global advocacy for sustainable and climate-resilient communities and economies Sharing knowledge of innovation and solutions Oceans cover over two-thirds of the planet's surface and are h...

Full article: http://www.worldwildlife.org/who/media/press/2012/WWFPres...

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