Category archive: Conference

PERSGA Address in COP19 High Level Segment

PERSGA Address in COP19 High Level Segment

PERSGA was one of the few IGOs addressed high level segment of the UNFCCC COP19/CMP9, held during 11-22 November in Warsaw. PERSGA SG stressed the role and importance of coastal and marine environment in the mitigation and adaptation to climate change. As a new convention for climate change is expected to be adopted by COP21,…

Carbon Management Efforts and Activities UNFCCC Side Event

Carbon Management Efforts and Activities UNFCCC Side Event

Saudi-Arabia and the Regional Organization for the Conservation of the Environment of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden (PERSGA) are jointly organizing the above side event which will focus on various carbon management efforts, activities and policy options in the GCC and PERSGA regions. These will range from GHG management in the oil sector,…

Counterpart International hosts Blue Carbon Conference in Washington, D.C.

Counterpart International hosts Blue Carbon Conference in Washington, D.C.

A blue carbon conference, hosted by Counterpart International, will take place at Washington D.C. tomorrow, Friday 12th, 2012.

Blue Carbon Offset

Blue Carbon Offset

Seafood Choices is offering blue carbon offsets for greenhousegas emissions related to travel and participation of the 2012 International Seafood Summit -_________________________ Help Us Create a Greener (and Bluer) Seafood SummitThe Ocean Founda…

Blue Carbon side event at Rio+20

The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (UNESCO-IOC), the International Union for Conservation of Nature, Conservation International, Indonesia, Costa Rica and Ecuador are organizing a Blue Carbon side event at Rio +20. The event will discuss an…

Melanesia Blue Carbon Initiative Called For

Melanesia Blue Carbon Initiative Called For

Melanesian Leaders calls for a Blue Carbon Initiative  The Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) consisting of Fiji,  FLNKS, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu, recently signed the “MSG Leaders Declaration on Environment & Climate C…

Need for Blue Carbon at Rio+20

Blue Carbon highlighted in a new report published by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) -“Protocols for the Measurement, Monitoring and Reporting of Structure, Biomass, and Carbon Stocks in Mangrove Forests” provides valuable inform…

Blue Carbon is key to fighting climate change

http://www.scotsman.com/news/cartoon/struan_stevenson_blue_carbon_is_key_to_fighting_climate_change_1_2058656  Blue carbon is key to fighting climate change 16 January 2012/ by Struan Stevenson/ Scotsman Online WE have long known the importance of our forests and peat bogs in capturing and storing CO2. These “green carbon” systems are the world’s natural carbon capture and storage system and a crucial factor in climate change mitigation,…

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