Category Archives: Geopolitics

OF Seafood & Nuclear weapons: Let’s not go to war over seafood, Please… Latest AP investigation highlights ethical issues in global supply chain #SeafoodEthics

Continue reading OF Seafood & Nuclear weapons: Let’s not go to war over seafood, Please… Latest AP investigation highlights ethical issues in global supply chain #SeafoodEthics

OUR Ocean kicks off in Malta: “The sea is a global common. It is Our Ocean because it belongs to humanity, to each and every human being” – Mogherini

Continue reading OUR Ocean kicks off in Malta: “The sea is a global common. It is Our Ocean because it belongs to humanity, to each and every human being” – Mogherini

CLIMATE change: “European action can help ease pressure on threatened Arctic environment” –  EEA Report

Continue reading CLIMATE change: “European action can help ease pressure on threatened Arctic environment” –  EEA Report

“CLEAR need to ensure the environmental protection & sustainable development of the Arctic”: High-level event on EU Arctic Policy in Oulu, 15-16 June

Continue reading “CLEAR need to ensure the environmental protection & sustainable development of the Arctic”: High-level event on EU Arctic Policy in Oulu, 15-16 June

WATER scarcity needs “urgent and massive response” in N. Africa & Near East; Sustainable water use for agriculture requires transforming food systems & diets – FAO

Continue reading WATER scarcity needs “urgent and massive response” in N. Africa & Near East; Sustainable water use for agriculture requires transforming food systems & diets – FAO

ONGOING conflicts continue to intensify food insecurity; 39 countries in need of external assistance for food

Continue reading ONGOING conflicts continue to intensify food insecurity; 39 countries in need of external assistance for food

EU taking the lead on International Ocean Governance, #EUOceanGov Communication adopted; Global ocean economy estimated at €1.3 trillion

Continue reading EU taking the lead on International Ocean Governance, #EUOceanGov Communication adopted; Global ocean economy estimated at €1.3 trillion

‘MAJOR victory for protection of Southern Ocean’: momentous CCAMLR members agreement to safeguard 1.55 million km2 of the Ross Sea

Continue reading ‘MAJOR victory for protection of Southern Ocean’: momentous CCAMLR members agreement to safeguard 1.55 million km2 of the Ross Sea

TELE-CONNECTED [incl. food] systems: ‘Local Consumption, Global Consequences’… Journal special issue examines the impacts of an increasingly connected world

Continue reading TELE-CONNECTED [incl. food] systems: ‘Local Consumption, Global Consequences’… Journal special issue examines the impacts of an increasingly connected world

ANTARCTIC Treaty nations reaffirm their commitment to protecting Antarctica’s environment in Chile at ATCM39 – Santiago Declaration

Continue reading ANTARCTIC Treaty nations reaffirm their commitment to protecting Antarctica’s environment in Chile at ATCM39 – Santiago Declaration

INTERNATIONAL negotiations to prevent unregulated fisheries in the Arctic high seas; First round takes place in DC

Continue reading INTERNATIONAL negotiations to prevent unregulated fisheries in the Arctic high seas; First round takes place in DC

ARCTIC indigenous peoples to be kept informed & consulted on the EU policies that affect them; Includes Saami people

Continue reading ARCTIC indigenous peoples to be kept informed & consulted on the EU policies that affect them; Includes Saami people

NORWAY, Canada, Denmark, Russia & USA sign cooperation deal to combat unregulated fishing in Arctic Ocean

Continue reading NORWAY, Canada, Denmark, Russia & USA sign cooperation deal to combat unregulated fishing in Arctic Ocean

HARNESSING our ocean wealth: EU Commissioner calls for a ‘true global governance project’

Continue reading HARNESSING our ocean wealth: EU Commissioner calls for a ‘true global governance project’

KURIL Islands dispute reaches seafood, arguably… Russia’s proposed drift net ban “will likely lead to a plunge in Japan’s salmon catches in the area”

Continue reading KURIL Islands dispute reaches seafood, arguably… Russia’s proposed drift net ban “will likely lead to a plunge in Japan’s salmon catches in the area”

MINING the seabed: outcome of study and EU public consultation published; “Probable imminent start”

Continue reading MINING the seabed: outcome of study and EU public consultation published; “Probable imminent start”

CHINESE krill fishing in Antarctica & Xi Jinping’s recent visit to Tasmania make New York Times headline; Strategic interests & food security

Continue reading CHINESE krill fishing in Antarctica & Xi Jinping’s recent visit to Tasmania make New York Times headline; Strategic interests & food security