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Major Victory for Protection of the Southern Ocean

Friday, 28 October 2016, 12:21 pm | Antarctic Ocean Alliance

Friday 28 October, Hobart, Australia: The Antarctic Ocean Alliance applauds the momentous agreement by Members of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) to safeguard 1.55 million km2 of the Ross Sea in the Southern ... More >>

Southern Ocean progress remains stalled

Monday, 2 November 2015, 12:25 pm | Antarctic Ocean Alliance

Despite substantial movement from China on Antarctic Conservation, Southern Ocean progress remains stalled while protection efforts expand around world More >>

Antarctic Species Would Benefit from Marine Protections

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 1:32 pm | Antarctic Ocean Alliance

Spectacular Antarctic Species That Would Benefit From Comprehensive Marine Protections, Spotlight on Species Leading Into 33rd Antarctic Marine Conference More >>

Russia, Ukraine again block Southern Ocean protection

Friday, 1 November 2013, 5:23 pm | Antarctic Ocean Alliance

The partners of the Antarctic Ocean Alliance (AOA) today said that theCommission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) missed an historic opportunity due to blocking by Russia and the Ukraine again to protect key Antarctic ... More >>

Public call on CCAMLR to deliver Antarctic marine protection

Tuesday, 29 October 2013, 12:30 pm | Antarctic Ocean Alliance

More than 150 people took part in a rally hosted by the Antarctic Ocean Alliance (AOA) today outside the headquarters of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) meeting in Hobart, calling for permanent Antarctic ... More >>

AOA calls on US and NZ to stand firm on Ross Sea protection

Thursday, 5 September 2013, 12:36 pm | Antarctic Ocean Alliance

The Antarctic Ocean Alliance (AOA) called on the United States and New Zealand, proponents of a large--scale marine protected area (MPA) proposal for Antarctica’s Ross Sea, to stand strong in the face of opposition to protect this irreplaceable marine ... More >>

Russia blocks global efforts for Antarctic marine protection

Wednesday, 17 July 2013, 8:58 am | Antarctic Ocean Alliance

The Antarctic Ocean Alliance (AOA) today called the Russian delegation’s blocking of proposals for the two largest ocean sanctuaries in the world in pristine Antarctic waters, “the loss of an extraordinary opportunity to protect the global marine ... More >>

Monaco Prince Backs Call For Antarctic Marine Protected Area

Thursday, 23 May 2013, 11:47 am | Antarctic Ocean Alliance

Prince Albert of Monaco Backs Call For Marine Protected Areas In Antarctica   Antarctic Ocean Alliance Delegation In Brussels In Lead Up to Landmark Ocean Conservation Decision More >>

PM urged to make protecting the Ross Sea a personal mission

Thursday, 17 January 2013, 2:45 pm | Antarctic Ocean Alliance

WELLINGTON, 17th Jan 2013 – The Antarctic Ocean Alliance (AOA) has called on New Zealand Prime Minister John Key to make a personal commitment to securing a marine reserve in the Ross Sea this year, and to increase the level of protection, as he ... More >>

AOA: Sad day for Southern Ocean as CCAMLR Fails To Agree

Friday, 2 November 2012, 9:24 am | Antarctic Ocean Alliance

AOA: Sad day for Southern Ocean as CCAMLR Fails To Agree On Antarctic Marine Protected Area Initiatives More >>

Antarctic Ross Sea protection hangs in the balance at CCAMLR

Tuesday, 30 October 2012, 9:20 am | Antarctic Ocean Alliance

HOBART, 29 October 2012 – The Antarctic Ocean Alliance (AOA) welcomed the news of a joint US and New Zealand Ross Sea protection proposal as a key foundation for a network of marine protected areas and reserves in the Southern Ocean but warned ... More >>

Cry for Antarctic marine protection in final week of CCAMLR

Monday, 29 October 2012, 9:28 am | Antarctic Ocean Alliance

At a lunch for Delegates of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) today, the Antarctic Ocean Alliance (AOA) highlighted the global outcry for protection of key habitats in East Antarctica and the Ross Sea, ... More >>

Alliance calls on CCAMLR Delegates to seize opportunity

Tuesday, 23 October 2012, 11:25 am | Antarctic Ocean Alliance

HOBART, 23 October 2012 – The Antarctic Ocean Alliance (AOA) called on Members of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) to seize the opportunity to establish unprecedented marine protection in the Southern ... More >>

Report calls for 3.6 million sq km Ross Sea marine reserve

Tuesday, 28 February 2012, 5:38 pm | Antarctic Ocean Alliance

A new coalition of environmental groups and notable people, the Antarctic Ocean Alliance (AOA), launched its first report, “Antarctic Ocean Legacy: A Marine Reserve for the Ross Sea”, at a reception for Parliamentarians and guests in Wellington today. ... More >>

 

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