The MPA Outlook, from the Nairobi Convention and the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association, documents progress made by countries in the region towards the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 14.5 and provides lessons and opportunities to increase momentum for achieving post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework targets.

The report draws together an evidence base that demonstrates beyond question the need for enhanced governance coordination between terrestrial activities and marine resources.

Written submission on behalf of Nayara Energy Ltd. in appeal no. 5 of 2021 in the matter of Sanghar Zuber Ismail Vs Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change & Others. An application was filed before the NGT challenging the EC dated January 5, 2021 granted by MOEF&CC to Nayara Energy.

Marine protected areas (MPAs) play a vital role in conserving vulnerable and important ocean species, habitats and ecosystems. Ensuring effective management of these protected coastal areas is just as crucial.

The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) has developed a State of the Environment (SoE) report for the Pacific islands, the first of its kind. It reveals areas of progress as a result of conservation efforts, as well outstanding and newly emerging issues.

Greater understanding of the ocean is essential if the world is to recover better from the COVID-19 pandemic and achieve agreed targets on sustainable development and climate action, UN Secretary-General said in launching a major study on what called “the life support system of our planet.” .

This paper provides a comprehensive assessment of the recent and projected socio-economic development of coastal areas. It reviews the environmental pressures exerted by human activities on coastal areas, as well as the impacts of climate change that exacerbate existing challenges.

Report of Joint Committee Member, sub collector, Padmanabhapuram, Kanyakumari district on the construction of a check dam across Kuzhithuraiyar near Erumanthurai in Kanniyakumari district affecting fishing activities.

The Western Indian Ocean is comprised of productive and highly diverse marine ecosystems that are rich sources of food security, livelihoods, and natural wonder.

The purpose of the supplement is to: Clarify the entry points and financial instruments to enhance access to coastal and marine NbS opportunities in the GCF; and, Provide a specifically coastal EbA and NbS lens that take into account the GCF’s requirements and priorities, as defined in the GCF Programming Manual and the GCF Updated Strategic pla

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