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Next Week, the Southern Ocean Could Get New Environmental Protections

Published Oct 17, 2021 12:35 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Fermín Koop] Twenty-five countries and the European Union will gather on- and off-line from 18–25 October to v...

Can Indonesia Become a Fisheries Leader Again?

Published Oct 15, 2021 6:08 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Nithin Coca] This July, Indonesia’s former fisheries minister Edhy Prabowo was sentenced to five years in prison afte...

Four Species of Tuna Show Signs of Recovery After Years of Overfishing

Published Oct 12, 2021 4:31 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Todd Woody] In September, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) announced some surprisingly g...

China Begins to Crack Down on Ecologically-Harmful Aquaculture Farms

Published Oct 3, 2021 3:53 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Zhang Chun and Chen Mingzhi] The Huiwen wetlands stretch nine miles along the northeast coast of Hainan, from Bamen bay nex...

China Sees Results With Revamped Marine Environment Regulations

Published Oct 1, 2021 5:15 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) has just finished drafting the country’s first Five Year Plan f...

Will Ranking China's Fishing Companies Make Them More Sustainable?

Published Sep 13, 2021 5:00 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Environment

[By Zhou Chen] Commenting on the state of China’s distant-water fishing, Zhang Xianliang, an official with the Ministry o...

Landmark Arctic Fisheries Agreement Enters Into Force

Published Aug 29, 2021 3:22 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Environment

[By David Balton] In June, the Central Arctic Ocean Fisheries Agreement entered into force, bringing to fruition...

China Set to Expand Targets for Marine Environmental Protection

Published Aug 23, 2021 2:35 AM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Shi Yi] In 2017, the 19th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party set the goal of creating a “Beautiful Chin...

Deep-Sea Salvage Firm Uses NAFTA to Fight Mexican Environmental Rules

Published Aug 8, 2021 5:33 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Emilio Godoy] A lawsuit filed against the Mexican government for denying a permit for seabed mining has put a spotlight on...

Will Seafood Corporations Act as Ocean Stewards?

Published Aug 1, 2021 2:58 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Environment

[By Robert Blasiak and Nobuyuki Yagi] Communities and small-scale producers around the world have long achieved resil...

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