2OUR PLANET MAGAZINE THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT
Jr., UnderSecretary o Commerce orOceans and Atmosphere, USA......decribes how UNEP’s Global Programmeo Action or the Protection o the MarineEnvironment rom Land-Based Activities assistssustainable management o oceans and coasts.
exible instrument - page 4
alsopage 3 reectionspage 7 verbatim and numberspage 5 bookspage 24 peoplepage 25 awards and eventspage 29 wwwpage 30 products
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the actress whohas appeared in 35 successulHollywood lms and was nominatedour times or the Golden Globes...... describes her green upbringing andexplains how she encourages others to beenvironmentally-riendly.
everyone's cause - page 31
Director o the Malpelo/MarViva Foundation Colombia......describes a pioneering bid to conservea unique patch o the world’s seas.
living laboratory - page 22
Prof Dr Ulf Riebesell
o theLeibniz Institute o MarineSciences in Kiel, Germany......describes how acidication o the oceans hasbecome a new reason or rapid and decisiveaction to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
acid oceans - page 10
Director o UNEP’s Division o Environmental Policy Implementation...
rethink, realign, redirect - page 18
...describes how UNEP’sOceans and Coasts Programmeis being redesigned in the aceo new challenges....describes the importance and role o the Lawo the Sea in protecting and preserving themarine environment.
matters o judgement - page 26
Registrar,International Tribunal or theLaw o the Sea; Proessor,Université Catholique deLouvain (Louvain-la-Neuve) ...
Efthimios E. Mitropoulos,
Secretary-Generalo the International Maritime Organization...
ship shape - page 8
...describes what is being done toprotect the marine environmentrom shipping....describes international eorts tobuild knowledge, through oceanassessment, as the basis o sounddecision making.
Lee A. Kimball,
a member o the Group o Experts o the Assessment o Assessments o the state o the marine environment...
building knowledge - page 12
an ecologist at theEast-West Center in Honolulu andauthor o
Human Ecology:Basic Concepts for SustainableDevelopment
an environmental journalist,.......describe how restoringmangroves can turn a viciousenvironment and developmentcycle into a virtuous one.
tipping points - page 20
His All Holiness EcumenicalPatriarch Bartholomew,
theArchbishop o Constantinople......describes how disorder in the world’soceans and other waters is prooundlytroubling or lie on Earth.
in the same boat - page 16