EU leads the way with ambitious action for cleaner and safer seas - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Hellenic Shipping News WorldwideEU leads the way with ambitious action for cleaner and safer seasHellenic Shipping News WorldwideAt the ongoing EU-hosted Our Ocean conference in Malta (5-6 October), the European Union has committed to 36 tangible actions to foster healthier, cleaner, safer and more secure seas. Amounting to over €550 million and involving activities worldwide ...and more »

More than £5.3bn raised at EU-led Our Ocean conference to protect marine life - Sky News

Sky NewsMore than £5.3bn raised at EU-led Our Ocean conference to protect marine lifeSky NewsCommitments have been made at the Our Ocean event to protect marine areas and deny insurance to private fishing ships. 22:07, UK, Friday 06 October 2017. Humpback Whale Migration - Stock image. Image: Conservationists have welcomed the ...and more »

An ocean for life - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

An ocean for lifeHellenic Shipping News WorldwideOver the last few decades, marine environments have undergone widespread deterioration. To help turn this tide, the Our Ocean Conference 2017 held in Malta (2-3 October) brought together world leaders looking to commit to actions to reduce marine ...and more »

Meeting raises $US7b for marine protection - The Australian

Meeting raises $US7b for marine protectionThe AustralianA global conference to better protect marine life has raised more than $US7 billion ($A9 billion) and won commitments to protect huge swathes of the earth's oceans. The European Union, which organised the Our Ocean conference in the Maltese capital of ...and more »

Fishing plans support sustainability - Innovators Magazine

Innovators MagazineFishing plans support sustainabilityInnovators MagazineThe 'Our Ocean, An Ocean for Life conference concluded in Malta today with a raft of commitments made to support a sustainable fishing industry. World leaders gathered in the small European country over the past two days have been discussing the ...and more »

Ocean Conference Raises Over $7 Billion for Marine Protection - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaOcean Conference Raises Over $7 Billion for Marine ProtectionVoice of AmericaA global conference organized by the European Union aimed at better protecting marine life has raised more than $7 billion. During the Our Ocean conference that concluded Friday in the Maltese capital of Valletta, the EU committed $645 million to ...and more »

Several countries to ban plastic microbeads in cosmetic products - Xinhua

Several countries to ban plastic microbeads in cosmetic productsXinhuaVALLETA, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- Several countries have announced plans to ban plastics including products containing microbeads and single-use plastics in the coming few years at the Our Ocean Conference held in Malta on Friday. France will ban single-use ...and more »

Over 6 bln euros committed to better managing oceans - Xinhua

Over 6 bln euros committed to better managing oceansXinhuaVALLETTA, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- More than 6 billion euros (7.01 billion U.S. dollars) was dedicated by public and private sectors from 112 countries to improve management of oceans at the Our Ocean conference 2017 being held on Friday in Malta .and more »

Pope emphasises need to care for oceans in message to Malta conference - MaltaToday

MaltaTodayPope emphasises need to care for oceans in message to Malta conferenceMaltaTodayIn a letter addressed to the participants of the 'Our Ocean' conference, which is currently underway, Pope Francis encouraged efforts to deal with various pressing issues which directly affect the welfare of a great number of people. The conference is ...and more »

President Faure leads panel discussion during Our Ocean Youth Summit - Office of the President of the Republic of Seychelles (press release)

Office of the President of the Republic of Seychelles (press release)President Faure leads panel discussion during Our Ocean Youth SummitOffice of the President of the Republic of Seychelles (press release)President Danny Faure currently in Malta attending the "Our Oceans Conference," led a panel discussion on Policy and Diplomacy held during the Ocean Youth Summit organised in the margins of the Conference. The Ocean Youth Summit, co-hosted by the ...and more »

Maritime security cooperation important for Seychelles, president says - Seychelles News Agency

Seychelles News AgencyMaritime security cooperation important for Seychelles, president saysSeychelles News AgencyPresident Faure was invited to share the Seychelles' experience and provide an update on the previously registered commitments made in 2016. (State House). Photo license. Google +. Send to Kindle. (Seychelles News Agency) - The importance of maritime ...and more »

President Danny Faure delivers new commitment to safeguarding our Oceans - Office of the President of the Republic of Seychelles (press release)

Office of the President of the Republic of Seychelles (press release)President Danny Faure delivers new commitment to safeguarding our OceansOffice of the President of the Republic of Seychelles (press release)Speaking at the High Level panel discussion on Maritime Security on the opening day of the leadership “Our Oceans Conference” in Malta this week, President Danny Faure delivered a poignant message to world leaders, entrepreneurs, civil society leaders, ...and more »

Ocean conference raises over $7 billion to marine protection - TVNZ

Ocean conference raises over $7 billion to marine protectionTVNZA global conference organized by the European Union aimed at better protecting marine life has raised more than $7 billion. Fish in the ocean. Fish in the ocean (file picture). Source: istock.com. During the Our Ocean conference that concluded Friday ...and more »

19 killed in Russia after train hits bus stuck on crossing - TVNZ

19 killed in Russia after train hits bus stuck on crossingTVNZUzbekistan's Foreign Ministry says that 19 citizens of the ex-Soviet nation were killed when a train slammed into a bus carrying them near Moscow. Police investigators work on the site of a brawl at the Khovanskoye cemetery in in Moscow, Russia. Source ...and more »

Malta's underwater cultural heritage gets some government TLC - Times of Malta

Times of MaltaMalta's underwater cultural heritage gets some government TLCTimes of MaltaProtecting Malta's marine cultural heritage would be a boon to diving tourism, the minister said. Photo: Shutterstock. A newly-established Tourism Ministry unit will be tasked with studying, protecting and preserving Malta's underwater cultural ...and more »

MALTA-ST. JULIAN'S-OUR OCEAN CONFERENCE - Prokerala

ProkeralaMALTA-ST. JULIAN'S-OUR OCEAN CONFERENCEProkeralaST. JULIAN'S (MALTA), Oct. 5, 2017 (Xinhua) -- EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini addresses a joint press conference of Our Ocean Conference 2017 in St. Julian's, Malta, on Oct. 5, 2017. The two-day conference aims to inspire joint solutions ...and more »

European Union leads the way on global actions for better governance of the oceans - EU News

European Union leads the way on global actions for better governance of the oceansEU NewsMore than six billion euros committed by public and private actors to better manage our oceans at European Union-hosted conference in Malta. The European Commission has announced over €550 million of EU-funded initiatives to tackle global oceans ...and more »

EU and Africa, Caribbean, and Pacific partners reaffirm commitment for sustainable ocean governance - EU News

EU and Africa, Caribbean, and Pacific partners reaffirm commitment for sustainable ocean governanceEU NewsIn the framework of the 'Our Ocean' Conference, the European Union and the group of 79 African, Caribbean and Pacific states have reaffirmed today their support to the implementation of SDG 14 and have stressed their commitment to an ambitious, ...and more »

European Union generates global action for our ocean - EU News

European Union generates global action for our oceanEU NewsMore than six billion euros committed by public and private actors to better manage the 70% of the planet - our oceans – at conference hosted by the European Union in Malta. Oceans cover more than 70% of the planet. They produce most of the oxygen we ...and more »

'I wanted to bring the sound of the South Pacific into the digital environment' – Kiwi student turns Tongan drum ... - TVNZ

'I wanted to bring the sound of the South Pacific into the digital environment' – Kiwi student turns Tongan drum ...TVNZMassey uni design student Rachel Hall has created the "Pato" - an award-winning modern take on a traditional Tongan drum. Source: Seven Sharp. Related. Manawatu-Wanganui · Music. 19 killed in Russia after train hits bus stuck on crossing. 4:49am. share.and more »