This third edition of the State of Mediterranean and Black Sea Fisheries provides a comprehensive overview of the status of fisheries in the region, looking at their main features and trends, in order to better inform their management and better examine current and future challenges that they will face in the near future.

Response on behalf of the Appellant on the report of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change of July 2020 in the matter of Conservation Action Trust & Others Vs Union of India & Others).The case is against the expansion of ship breaking yards in Alang by adding more area of the inter-tidal zone for the purpose of breaking old ships on the beach. The beaching method is the least environment friendly and has the highest pollution potential.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dileep B. Nevatia Vs Union of India & Others dated 09/10/2020.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Katiya Haidarali Ahmadbhai & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 23/09/2020. The matter related to illegal encroachment in Wild Ass Sanctuary, Little Rann of Kutch.

Affidavit on behalf of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Limited setting out the status of the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL) project and environmental impact mitigation measures taken by L&T dated 19/09/2020. The MTHL and the approval of January 25, 2016 given by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) under the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Notification 2011 are the subject matter of the appeal filed by Dileep B. Nevatia.

Affidavit on behalf of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Limited setting out the status of the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL) project and environmental impact mitigation measures taken by L&T dated 19/09/2020. The MTHL and the approval of January 25, 2016 given by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) under the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Notification 2011 are the subject matter of the appeal filed by Dileep B. Nevatia.

This draft blue economy policy framework prepared in line with the Government of India’s Vision of New India by 2030 highlights blue economy as one of the ten core dimensions for national growth.

The project was designed to support the government’s efforts to address the pollution and water management issues of its marine ecosystems. The Qingdao municipal government in Shandong Province started the preparation of a new development strategy of “embracing bay development, surrounding bay protection” in 2008.

The ocean and its resources are the lifelines of Asia and the Pacific. As a resource for the economy, livelihoods and identity for coastal communities, the condition of the ocean is inextricably linked to the pathways of sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific.

Healthy marine and freshwater ecosystems are critical to sustaining life on earth. Water— both freshwater and the oceans—supports and connects ecosystem functions, human health, and key economic sectors. Yet our aquatic ecosystems face unprecedented threats.

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