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Banc d’Arguin: West Africa's Largest Marine Park is Under Threat

Published Sep 11, 2022 2:09 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Environment

[By Regina Lam] The Banc d’Arguin National Park, West Africa’s largest marine protected area, wears many important...

UN High Seas Treaty Talks End Without Agreement Again

Published Sep 6, 2022 8:49 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Fermin Koop] While many had hoped this would be the session to do it, after two weeks of talks at the UN headquar...

The Decarbonization Tradeoffs for Ammonia, Methanol and H2

Published Jul 22, 2022 5:39 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Shipping

[By Isabelle Gerretsen] Experts say the shipping industry will have to decarbonize rapidly to keep global average temperature i...

China Works to Get Wild-Caught Fish Out of its Aquaculture Feed

Published Jul 17, 2022 12:28 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Zhang Chun] A 2021 Chinese government initiative to stop aquaculture feed being made from only young or low-value...

Algae Blooms From Chinese Fishmeal Plants Hurt The Gambia's Fisheries

Published Jul 5, 2022 9:47 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Mustapha Manneh] On and off for almost four years now, vast quantities of dead seaweed have been washing up along beac...

Explainer: What's Included in the WTO's Fishing Subsidies Agreement?

Published Jun 29, 2022 1:33 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Shipping

[By Fermin Koop] It has taken more than 20 years, but government representatives at the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Genev...

UN Ocean Conference is a Key Step to Restoring Ocean Health

Published Jun 26, 2022 3:50 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Peter Thomson] With every breath we take, we are connected to the ocean. The planet-defining blue covers more than 70 perce...

Opinion: Some W. African Fishing Deals Appear to be "Lose-Lose"

Published Jun 24, 2022 6:58 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Environment

Some of humanity’s largest impacts on the oceans have come from the widespread industrialization of fishing practices&n...

The Sticky Problem of Biofouling

Published Jun 19, 2022 3:28 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Shipping

[By David Adam] Like many English words and phrases, the description of something reliable as “copper-bottomed” has...

What is Killing South Africa's Seals?

Published Jun 12, 2022 12:19 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Environment

[By Emma Bryce] From a distance, a seal appears to be napping on the rust-colored rocks; members of its small colony grunt at o...

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