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Saving vulnerable turtles and seabirds, restoring tourism infrastructure post-cyclones, monitoring crown-of-thorns starfish outbreaks and ensuring zoning rules are followed — just a few of the achievements of a unique Great Barrier Reef program celebrating its 40th anniversary this week. Since 1979, rangers and marine managers from the Australian and Queensland governments have joined forces to protect the iconic and vast Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. A critical part of this historic agreement was the creation of a single field management program, funded by both the Commonwealth and Queensland governments. http://www.gbrmpa.gov.au/news-room/latest-news/latest-news/field-management/2019/rangers-and-marine-managers-celebrate-40-years-protecting-the-great-barrier-reef
From 4 to 9 September 2019, managers from the 50 marine sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List gathered in a momentous setting to discuss challenges and solutions toward reaching the 2030 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. More info: http://whc.unesco.org/en/news/2020/
The Australian government today welcomed the decision by Yolngu Traditional Owners from north-east Arnhem Land to dedicate an additional area of culturally significant sea country in Northern Territory and Commonwealth waters as part of the Dhimurru Indigenous Protected Area. "The expansion of the Dhimurru Indigenous Protected Area will help to strengthen Indigenous knowledge, ceremonies, stories and cultural practices for the benefit of future generations, complementing the current management by Commonwealth and Northern Territory agencies ", Mr Burke said. "Yolngu traditional owners have long held the view that their traditional land and sea estates are inseparable and that they must be managed in a coordinated way. The traditional owners and the Dhimurru Aboriginal Corporation are to ...
Jeremy Rude, Fisheries Specialist with The Nature Conservancy, describes the fundamentals of fisheries management and its connection to marine conservation. This webinar provides an introduction to TNC’s recently released fisheries management guidebook and discusses how fisheries management can complement the work of marine conservationists. The presentation also explores case studies that highlight how fisheries management can advance the work of marine conservation. For more information see: http://www.reefresilience.org/coral-reef-fisheries-module/.
This video shows the third Marine World Heritage site managers conference which was held in the Galápagos Islands (Ecuador) from 27-31 August 2016. http://whc.unesco.org/en/marine-programme
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The owners and managers of Rocky Mountain RV and Marine get fired up for the holidays.
Chang Yung-fa, founder of Taiwan-based shipping giant Evergreen Group died this morning at the age of 90. He founded EVA Air and Evergreen Marine, which is now one of the world’s largest shipping companies. With a net worth estimated to be around NT$46bn, the legendary businessman led a modest life and decided to bequeath all the assets listed in his name to charities, not his children. The gate is closed with a sense of mourning. This is the residence of Evergreen Group founder, Chang Yung-fa, who passed away at 11:05 this morning. During an interview a few years ago, Chang spoke eloquently about Taiwan’s shipping industry. He built his business from scratch beginning in 1968, and in just 17 years (1985) Evergreen Marine became the world''s largest container shipping company. He later sta...
General James Mattis (Ret.) served in the United States Marine Corps from 1969 to 2013. During this time he was the 11th Commander of United States Central Command. We sat down with him and asked him your questions. 0:08 - What is the toughest decision you had to make while in the Marine Corps and did you ever regret your decision? 2:25 — How did you stay motivated throughout your Marine Corps career? 3:27 — How do you keep improving as a leader to meet the demand of each role in your career? 5:53 — There was a cold night in Afghanistan when you were walking the perimeter by yourself, greeting a bunch of young Marines. What were you thinking about? 7:16 — What is the one leadership lesson that you learned as a General grade officer that you wish you had known your whole career? 10:1...
SFO prepares for all types of emergencies, including incidents on the water. Find out about the Airport's marine rescue capabilities in this episode.