Welcome to FIS   Sponsored By
United States
Subscribe to FIS | Register with FIS | Advertise with FIS | Newsletter | About FIS | Contact us
   


The General Affairs Council on 19 November 2019 adopted conclusions on oceans and seas threatened by climate change

Council calls for inmediate action to protect oceans and seas threatened by climate change (Video)

EUROPEAN UNION
Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 06:20 (GMT + 9)

The Council of the EU today adopted conclusions on oceans and seas, stressing that climate change is a direct and existential threat to life in oceans and seas globally. It calls for increased policy action at all levels of government to protect marine and coastal ecosystems. It notes with great concern the warming of European regional seas at a higher pace than average.

Member states unanimously stress the need for immediate action against increasing threats on our oceans, seas and coastal areas. The Council invites the Commission to come up with policy options to respond to the alarming findings of the new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) special report on the ocean and cryosphere in a changing climate.

In its conclusions, the Council underlines the importance of:

  • sustainably using marine resources
  • a sustainable blue economy, and the role of the economic sectors related to oceans, seas and coasts including fisheries, maritime transport and offshore renewable energies
  • enhanced coordination in maritime security including circumpolar meteorological and oceanographic cooperation
  • protecting the Arctic and the outermost regions and overseas countries and territories, given their specific vulnerability to climate change
  • reducing marine litter including plastic waste and microplastics
  • ensuring healthy and resilient oceans
  • protecting the biodiversity of vulnerable marine and coastal ecosystems
  • strengthening research and ocean science.


www.fis.com


 Print


Click to know how to advertise in FIS
MORE NEWS
Chile
Dec 11, 07:30 (GMT + 9):
Supreme Court forces SERNAPESCA to report on health status of farmed salmon
Indonesia
Dec 11, 05:30 (GMT + 9):
Malaysia, Indonesia to create joint development area for fishery industry
United States
Dec 11, 03:00 (GMT + 9):
Proposed offshore almaco jack farm (yellowtail) worries environmentalists (video)
Maldives
Dec 11, 02:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Celebrate Fisherman's Day
Chile
Dec 11, 01:50 (GMT + 9):
Invermar loses USD 14 million in the first nine months
Italy
Dec 11, 01:20 (GMT + 9):
Badinotti acquires Croatian aquaculture equipment supplier
Australia
Dec 11, 00:00 (GMT + 9):
World’s first sea cucumber fishery gets MSC certification
Indonesia
Dec 10, 21:00 (GMT + 9):
Greenpeace reveal new testimonials of abuses of Southeast Asian migrant fishers at sea
United Kingdom
Dec 10, 19:30 (GMT + 9):
Scottish Sea Farms’ new GBP55m Barcaldine Hatchery achieves critical milestone with the first smolts having gone safely out to sea pens
Canada
Dec 10, 19:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - B.C. First Nation concerned Ottawa not doing enough to protect salmon stocks after Big Bar landslide
Norway
Dec 10, 19:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Kings Cross sold to Norway
Falkland Islands
Dec 10, 17:50 (GMT + 9):
Potential development of aquaculture to be assessed
United States
Dec 10, 17:20 (GMT + 9):
Canadian seafood wholesaler sentenced for illegally importing fish into U.S.
Norway
Dec 10, 17:10 (GMT + 9):
NTS merges with Frøy Group and becomes Norway Royal Salmon's largest shareholder
Greece
Dec 10, 16:40 (GMT + 9):
Nireus achieves new private certification (video)



Lenguaje
FEATURED EVENTS
  
TOP STORIES
5,500+ scientists call on European Commission to defend the EU water law
European Union Scientists and academics concerned by the dire state of European rivers, lakes and wetlands have released a statement calling on the EU to fully implement and enforce its own water law - the EU Water ...
Weekly movements of fishmeal and fish oil (Norway, China, Peru) W49
Worldwide Fish meal  Norway Through week 48, 624,494 tonnes of fish were destined for reduction at an average price of NOK 2.95 /kg, down 13% on those destined for such purpose during the same period in ...
This is how Wikipedia sums up the 'Fishrot Files' scandal
Namibia Fishrot Files On 12 November 2019, WikiLeaks began publishing what it called the Fishrot Files (Icelandic: Samherjaskjölin), a collection of thousands of documents and email communication by emp...
The scandal | Anatomy of a Bribe | Al Jazeera Investigations (video)
Namibia Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit secretly films officials in Namibia demanding cash in exchange for political favours. It’s a story of how foreign companies plunder Africa’s natural ...
 
Maruha Nichiro Corporation
Nichirei Corporation - Headquarters
Pesquera El Golfo S.A.
Ventisqueros - Productos del Mar Ventisqueros S.A
Wärtsilä Corporation - Wartsila Group Headquarters
ITOCHU Corporation -Headquarter-
BAADER - Nordischer Maschinenbau Rud. Baader GmbH+Co.KG (Head Office)
Inmarsat plc - Global Headquarters
Marks & Spencer
Tesco PLC (Supermarket) - Headquarters
Sea Harvest Corporation (PTY) Ltd. - Group Headquarters
I&J - Irvin & Johnson Holding Company (Pty) Ltd.
AquaChile S.A. - Group Headquarters
Pesquera San Jose S.A.
Nutreco N.V. - Head Office
CNFC China National Fisheries Corporation - Group Headquarters
W. van der Zwan & Zn. B.V.
SMMI - Sunderland Marine Mutual Insurance Co., Ltd. - Headquarters
Icicle Seafoods, Inc
Starkist Seafood Co. - Headquearters
Trident Seafoods Corp.
American Seafoods Group LLC - Head Office
Marel - Group Headquarters
SalMar ASA - Group Headquarters
Sajo Industries Co., Ltd
Hansung Enterprise Co.,Ltd.
BIM - Irish Sea Fisheries Board (An Bord Iascaigh Mhara)
CEFAS - Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science
COPEINCA ASA - Corporacion Pesquera Inca S.A.C.
Chun Cheng Fishery Enterprise Pte Ltd.
VASEP - Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters & Producers
Gomes da Costa
Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
NISSUI - Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd. - Group Headquarters
FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization - Fisheries and Aquaculture Department (Headquarter)
Hagoromo Foods Co., Ltd.
Koden Electronics Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
A.P. Møller - Maersk A/S - Headquarters
BVQI - Bureau Veritas Quality International (Head Office)
UPS - United Parcel Service, Inc. - Headquarters
Brim Ltd (formerly HB Grandi Ltd) - Headquarters
Hamburg Süd Group - (Headquearters)
Armadora Pereira S.A. - Group Headquarters
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Headquarters)
Mowi ASA (formerly Marine Harvest ASA) - Headquarters
Marubeni Europe Plc -UK-
Findus Ltd
Icom Inc. (Headquarter)
WWF Centroamerica
Oceana Group Limited
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Ajinomoto Co., Inc. - Headquarters
Friosur S.A. - Headquarters
Cargill, Incorporated - Global Headquarters
Benihana Inc.
Leardini Pescados Ltda
CJ Corporation  - Group Headquarters
Greenpeace International - The Netherlands | Headquarters
David Suzuki Foundation
Fisheries and Oceans Canada -Communications Branch-
Mitsui & Co.,Ltd - Headquarters
NOREBO Group (former Ocean Trawlers Group)
Natori Co., Ltd.
Carrefour Supermarket - Headquarters
FedEx Corporation - Headquarters
Cooke Inc. - Group Headquarters
AKBM - Aker BioMarine ASA
Seafood Choices Alliance -Headquarter-
Austevoll Seafood ASA
Walmart / Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Supermarket) -Headquarter-
New Japan Radio Co.Ltd (JRC) -Head Office-
Gulfstream JSC
Marine Stewardship Council - MSC Worldwide Headquarters
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Headquarter)
Genki Sushi Co.,Ltd -Headquarter-
Iceland Pelagic ehf
AXA Assistance Argentina S.A.
Caterpillar Inc. - Headquarters
Tiger Brands Limited
SeaChoice
National Geographic Society
AmazonFresh, LLC - AmazonFresh

Copyright 1995 - 2019 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd| All Rights Reserved.   DISCLAIMER