The Washington Post published an article, which claims that U.S. Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke has recommended shrinking the boundaries of two marine national monuments — the Pacific Remote Islands and Rose Atoll. Click here to read the Post article.
The European Union will host its fourth Our Ocean Conference in St. Julian, Malta, on October 5-6, 2017.
This conference will address the themes of marine protected areas, sustainable fisheries, marine pollution, climate change, blue economy and climate change.
This conference complements the EU’s international ocean governance initiative, which sets out an agenda for the future of the oceans around the world.