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Despite Rhetoric, Ecuador's Laws Contribute to Sharks' Decline

Published May 15, 2022 2:03 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Guillermo Ortuño Crespo] "Better an honest enemy than a false friend," the saying goes. Unfortunately...

Coastal and Marine Carbon Offsets are Taking Root

Published May 8, 2022 1:44 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Environment

[By David Adam] Where there’s muck there’s brass”, goes an old saying from northern England. Brass is slang f...

By Cutting Fuel Subsidies, China Takes Major Step on Fishery Reform

Published May 4, 2022 7:06 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Zhou Wei] Shandong and Fujian provinces recently announced they will start paying “fishery stewardship...

China Puts Limits on its Distant-Water Squid Fleet

Published May 1, 2022 10:05 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Zhou Chen] On April 1, China started restricting boat numbers in five squid fishing grounds, including in the Southeas...

Can "Green Corridors" Help Cut Shipping's Carbon Footprint?

Published Apr 24, 2022 7:07 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Environment

[By Isabelle Gerretsen] At last year’s COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, 22 countries, including the UK, US, Germany and J...

With IUU Fishing Rampant, Ghana May Lose Access to EU Seafood Market

Published Mar 11, 2022 10:10 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Zubaida Mabuno Ismail] Among Ghana’s fishing communities, tradition has dictated that one day a week remains fre...

UN Meeting Sets Sights on Global Plastics Treaty

Published Feb 13, 2022 12:13 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Jessica Aldred and Aron White] In Nairobi this month, the world’s governments will discuss the path towards the first...

Chinese Companies Are Combining Offshore Wind With Fish Farms

Published Dec 23, 2021 3:33 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Environment

[By Gao Baiyu] Last year, China installed more offshore wind capacity than any other nation for the third year r...

ISA Punts on Deep Sea Mining Regulation as Deadline Approaches

Published Dec 10, 2021 12:27 AM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Todd Woody] As the International Seabed Authority meets in person this month for the first time in nearly two yea...

COP26 Deal Sees Progress on Ocean Protection

Published Nov 22, 2021 1:33 AM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Jessica Aldred] Marine conservationists have welcomed an “important and hard-fought-for win” as the ocean was i...

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