Including a financing scheme in the Manado Oceans Declaration is a sticking point at this week’s World Oceans Conference in Indonesia. On Thursday, following closed negotiations held throughout the week, delegates adopted the Manado Ocean Declaration by acclamation. Manado Ocean Declaration. Adopted on 14 MAY , in Manado. Project Fostering a Global Dialogue on Oceans, Coasts, and SIDS.
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Remarks by partner organizations: He discouraged using ocean fertilization as a means of sequestering carbon dioxide and promoted ecosystem- and precautionary-based approaches to protect the oceans. Can I get a copy? He indicated uncertainties associated with carbon capture and storage in seabeds, including its impact on sea life and leakage potential, and called for a financial mechanism for the development of ocean-based hydrokinetic energy.
Summary of WOC – May – Manado – Indonesia
Kiribati expressed concern over the impacts of climate change, such as sea level rise and sea surges to small island states. He informed participants that, with support from relevant non-governmental organizations, his Cabinet has established a unit within his Government to implement the CTI Plan of Action.
Glineur also noted that adaptation measures should encompass: He echoed President Ramos-Horta, saying that the best way to help is through direct assistance to the government and not intermediate agencies. Raphael Lotilla, Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia, noted the many cross-cutting issues that affect sustainable development and stressed the need for partnerships at the local and global level for integrated coastal management.
She believed that this research has the potential to grow into a amnado programme or a whale shark sea-ranger group that could supplement the livelihoods of locals through alternatives to illegal fishing. Ben van Zyl, Executive Secretary; tel: In response to a question from the audience, one speaker stated that despite highly effective local MPA efforts, the impacts of climate change are too universal and extreme to discount.
Declarwtion delegates emphasized the need for establishing clear coordination mechanisms. Order a copy Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. This meeting will take place Novemberin Recife, Brazil, and will be preceded by a working group on sport and recreational fisheries and a compliance committee meeting.
Marine resources conservation — Congresses. Declartaion also acknowledged the role of Indonesia in the context oceab the Kanado. Minister Numberi emphasized the indispensable environmental and economic role of the oceans. Emil Salim, University of Indonesia, presented a keynote address, emphasizing the importance of the Pacific Ocean in regulating the climate system. Van Duc Nguyen, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Viet Nam, described changes in weather patterns and associated impacts on coastal zones and oceans, including: BookOnline – Google Books.
He urged a collective approach to addressing mando such as illegal fishing and protection of sensitive marine species, such as turtles and dugongs, and land-based pollution. He recognized MPAs as an effective management tool to: This session will be held Decemberin Papeete, Tahiti.
US delegation head Mary M.
During the morning session, four speakers presented on coral reefs, emphasizing their importance as biodiversity hotspots and a source of both economic livelihood and coastal protection for many people. He presented a joint initiative by Canada and China to implement integrated coastal zone management in Hainan, China, with the ofean of strengthening institutions and developing human resources through education and outreach activities.
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All of the presenters found reasons to hope that coral reefs could be saved, but ocan if action is taken immediately to: Payet also acknowledged recent World Bank research that reveals that trade between SIDS is about 10 to 15 times more than that between continental states, and that disaster damage is also much higher as a percentage of GDP.
Moses Murihungirire, Ministry of Fisheries and Resources Management, Namibia, discussed declaragion dynamics of biotic and abiotic components of the northern Benguela Current system.
They noted that bleaching is a symptom of environmental stress and is affecting declarztion numbers of coral reefs. David McCauley, Asian Declarationn Bank, commented on the recent mobilization of adaptation resources, particularly in Asia. The Philippines stressed that countries brought together in Manado must continue to promote enhanced cooperation to achieve the intended common goals outlined in the Declaration.
Co-Chair Lawrence Greenwood, Jr. He committed to informing decision-makers and implementation bodies with the best available scientific information, and working with governments to engage both private and public sector interests.
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Payet emphasized the support of the GEF and various UN agencies in addressing threats to oceans, through programmes such as: The meeting sought to accelerate progress in achieving international ocean policy targets, especially those related to the WSSD and the Millennium Development Goals. Richard Spinrad, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOAAUS, called for a commitment to collaborative science to assess, predict, manzdo against, and adapt to the implications of a changing climate and oceans.
Desima Williams of Grenada, ocen small island state vulnerable to climate change impacts, agreed the declaration had accommodated the interests of small island state. He said that East Timor plans to declare additional MPAs and take action on the devastation of fish stocks caused by IUU fishing using two patrol boats to be operational within the next few years.
MPA networks; marine species sanctuaries; and fisheries regulation. He described the limited ability of the ocean to act as a buffer against climate change and that despite all the concern, cause for cautious optimism remains if action is taken now.
He emphasized adaptation as essential, and held up the Sagay Marine Reserve and Visayan Sea as models for community-based management of coral reefs, coastal resources and coastal communities. A selection of presentations are summarized below.
Manado Ocean Declaration, World Conference, Manado, 2009
EAS Congress Secretariat; tel: She described the Coral Triangle region as a hot spot of marine life, which requires protection. Mark Mitsuyasu, Fisheries Programme Officer; tel: He noted that donor support should be based on the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness, emphasizing that ownership of Action Plans rests with individual member states.
Minister Numberi reported mannado progress at WOCdiscussing the connections between the oceans and climate change, and expressed hope for the successful adoption of the Manado Ocean Declaration. He indicated that questions remain as to whether or how much these observations can be attributed to climate change.
IUCN extended its congratulations and offered support on behalf of mamado Pacific Nature Conservation Roundtable and its eeclaration of agencies and commissions. He called for assistance for developing countries to respond to the oceanic and coastal impacts of climate change, but noted that this response must not only be multilateral, but also bilateral and unilateral.