The challenges faced by seafarers during the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to keep on track with IMO’s work to combat climate change were two key issues highlighted during a virtual meeting organized by IMO.
102 environmental organizations, led by Seas At Risk, BirdLife Europe, ClientEarth, Oceana, Surfrider Foundation Europe and WWF are launching the “Blue Manifesto”.
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World leaders are currently updating the laws for international waters that apply to most of the world’s ocean environments.
Beating climate change and achieving the targets set in the United Nations Sustainable Development Agenda are the two defining challenges of our time, according to former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who warned against rising unilateralism.
The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report, published, highlights the urgency of prioritizing timely, ambitious and coordinated action to address unprecedented and enduring changes in the ocean and cryosphere.
The Getting to Zero Coalition will lead the push for shipping’s decarbonization with the mutual goal of having commercially viable zero-emission vessels operating along deep-sea trade routes by 2030.
The global warming debate intensified when the IPCC reported that surpassing the 1.5 degrees rise in global temperature carries huge risks for humans and nature alike.
A group of professional dancers and actors took the stage on Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. at the front door of the IMO to protest against the devastating destruction of the ecosystems caused by the emissions of the shipping industry.