[NEWS] 43 Governments and 80,000 Individuals Pledge Action on Plastic Pollution

清潔海洋運動啟動一年後,一半代表世界海岸線的43個國家的政府已經簽署了該運動。 在個人層面上,近8萬人已採取清潔海洋承諾,從生命中消除一次性塑料和微珠。 SLO active,一家致力於清理海洋的社會企業,發布了題為“塑料污染:對我們的海洋的單次使用塑料衝擊”的指南。 One year since the Clean Seas Campaign’s launch, 43 governments, representing half of the world’s coastline, have signed up to the Campaign. At an individual level, nearly 80,000 people have taken the Clean Seas pledge to eliminate single-use plastics and microbeads from their lives. SLO active, a social enterprise dedicated to Continue reading [NEWS] 43 Governments and 80,000 Individuals Pledge Action on Plastic Pollution

[NEWS] FAO, Spanish Newspaper Collaborate to Raise SDG Awareness

糧農組織和ELPAÍS正在製作一系列11本書,目的是使每個人都能理解複雜的行星難題。 該系列文件介紹了2030年議程,重點討論了氣候變化,生物多樣性,森林,海洋,水,飢餓和營養以及人口和遷移等全球性挑戰。 FAO and EL PAÍS are producing a series of 11 books that aims to make complex planetary challenges understandable to everyone. The series introduces the 2030 Agenda and focuses on global challenges such as climate change, biodiversity, forests, oceans, water, hunger and nutrition, and populations and migration. Read full article

[FREE DATA] Ecological Risk Assessment Framework (ERAF) feasibility and suitability evaluation based on a subset of Significant Ecological Components (SEC) from the Hecate Strait – Queen Charlotte Sound Glass Sponge Reefs Marine Protected Area (HS-QCS MPA).

Description: 太平洋區域ERAF通過評估多個活動對多個生態系統組成部分的累積風險評估海洋生態系統提供了一個全面的方法,用於基於生態系統的管理(EBM),改進國際和國家風險評估的最佳做法,僅關注單一 活動(如用於評估漁業影響的ERAFs)或單一生態系統組成部分(如基於棲息地的風險評估)。 The Pacific Region ERAF provides a comprehensive approach for assessing all threats to marine ecosystems by evaluating cumulative risk from multiple activities to multiple ecosystem components for ecosystem-based management (EBM), improving upon international and national best practices in risk assessment that focus solely on single activities (e.g., ERAFs for assessing fisheries impacts) Continue reading [FREE DATA] Ecological Risk Assessment Framework (ERAF) feasibility and suitability evaluation based on a subset of Significant Ecological Components (SEC) from the Hecate Strait – Queen Charlotte Sound Glass Sponge Reefs Marine Protected Area (HS-QCS MPA).

[FREE DATA] Marine mammal interactions at British Columbia marine finfish aquaculture sites

Description: 漁業和海洋加拿大與工業界合作改善海洋哺乳動物的威懾和控制措施。 目前,最常見的系統包括四面圍繞設施結構的反捕食網。 Fisheries and Oceans Canada works with industry to improve marine mammal deterrent and control measures. At present, the most common system includes anti-predator netting that surrounds the facility structure on all sides and from below. Items: Marine mammal interactions at BC marine finfish aquaculture sites, 2011 onwards: Year, Quarter, Facility Reference Year, Facility Continue reading [FREE DATA] Marine mammal interactions at British Columbia marine finfish aquaculture sites

[FREE DATA] Morrison Creek Lamprey Survey Data

Description: 莫里森河七鰓鰻(Morrison Creek lamprey),Lampetra richardsoni品種麥考瑞加只在位於不列顛哥倫比亞考特尼的莫里森溪找到。 1995年,該品種被COSEWIC認定為“瀕危”品種,目前受到“風險物種法”(SARA)的保護。 多年來,2011-2013年和2015-2017年,努力在生產時間和周圍生活捕捉莫里森溪七鰓鰻。 Morrison Creek lamprey, Lampetra richardsoni variety marifuga are found only in Morrison Creek in Courtenay, BC. In 1995, this variety was designated Endangered by COSEWIC and is currently protected under the Species at Risk Act (SARA). For the years, 2011-2013 and 2015-2017, efforts were made to live trap Continue reading [FREE DATA] Morrison Creek Lamprey Survey Data

[NEWS] World Bank Report Reviews SDG Achievement in Water-Scarce Cities

世界銀行的一份報告強調,水安全是實現可持續發展目標的一個組成部分,認為人類發展,宜居城市,氣候變化,糧食安全和能源安全都取決於獲得水和衛生服務。 報告借鑒了世界20個發達國家和發展中國家缺水城市的經驗,並提出了一系列改善城市供水安全的措施。 A World Bank report highlights water security as an integral part of achieving the SDGs, arguing that human development, livable cities, climate change, food security and energy security all hinge on access to water and sanitation services. The report draws on experiences from 20 water-scarce cities around the world, in both developed and Continue reading [NEWS] World Bank Report Reviews SDG Achievement in Water-Scarce Cities

[FREE DATA] Rocky Mountain Ridged Mussel Density Survey Data

Description: 對於河流現場,收集了河流兩側的累積計數。 有些網站僅從2011年至2016年抽樣一次,而其他網站則多次抽樣。 所有調查的平均貽貝密度範圍為0.19至2.86貽貝/平方米,對應於從102至3,276的場地估計豐度。 For the river site, cumulative counts from sides of the river were collected. Some sites were sampled only once while others were sampled multiple times from 2011-2016. Mean mussel densities across all surveys ranged from 0.19 to 2.86 mussels/m2, corresponding to site abundance estimates ranging from 102 to 3,276 mussels. Items: Continue reading [FREE DATA] Rocky Mountain Ridged Mussel Density Survey Data

[FREE DATA] Marbled Murrelet (Brachyramphus marmoratus) – Critical Habitat for Species at Risk – British Columbia

Description: 數據是關於聯邦危險物種法(SARA)附錄1中列出的危險物種關鍵棲息地的地理區域,發生在英屬哥倫比亞。 The data is about the geographic areas within which critical habitat for species at risk listed on Schedule 1 of the federal Species at Risk Act (SARA) occurs in British Columbia. Items: Brachramphus: type, features, properties, Population, SpeciesID, SiteID, SiteName, Area, Modelling, Region, Easting, Northing, Latitude, Longitude, Area_ha, Comments, DateEdited, Canadian Wildlife Service, Continue reading [FREE DATA] Marbled Murrelet (Brachyramphus marmoratus) – Critical Habitat for Species at Risk – British Columbia

[NEWS] Commonwealth Clean Oceans Alliance Supports SDG 14 Achievement

英國首相文翠珊已宣布用6,140萬英鎊支持英聯邦清潔海洋聯盟,該聯盟旨在結束使用一次性塑料並推動實現可持續發展目標14的進展。同時,一個營利性的社會企業’The Plastic Bag’使用區塊鏈技術來解決發展中國家的塑料垃圾問題。 UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced £61.4 million to support the Commonwealth Clean Oceans Alliance, which aims to end the use of single-use plastic and promote progress towards SDG 14. A for-profit social enterprise, ‘The Plastic Bag,’ uses blockchain technology to address plastic waste in developing countries. Read full article