Liste rouge de l'UICN: la biodiversité terrestre ne cesse de diminuer
May 2006, CIESM News
GENEVE (AFP) - La biodiversité ne cesse de diminuer sur Terre, où plus de 16.000 espèces animales et végétales sont menacées d'extinction, dont l'ours polaire, l'hippopotame et les poissons d'eau douce, selon la Liste rouge ...
EU plans to clean marine environment in 15 years
January 2005, CIESM News
The European Commission has proposed a new strategy to ensure that all EU marine waters are environmentally healthy within 15 years. Loss of marine biodiversity due to contamination ...
Deep-sea fishing and driftnets banned in the Mediterranean
3 March 2005, CIESM News
A few days ago in Rome, the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) -- the regional regulatory body on fishery management in the Mediterranean Sea -- adopted a measure to ban trawling below 1000 meters ...
Should Europe's fishermen have marine "stewardship" role?
15 January 2005, CIESM News
European scientists have come up with a pioneering North Sea fisheries management plan, which recognizes the importance of humans and their interaction with the marine environment, or ecosystem ...
Stakes high for EU science plans
1 December 2004, BBC News
Europe must make good on plans to set up an independent funding body for science or face an unprecedented brain drain, according to Carl Sundberg of the Euroscience forum. Proposals to boost Europe ’s knowledge-based economy have so far failed to live up to their promise ...
Sixty nations agree to protects sharks, but plans fail to track tuna
21 November 2004, CIESM News
The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) drew up the agreement that would ban the killing of sharks for their fins in the Atlantic Ocean, a move that conservationists hope will increase protection of threatened species around the world ...