Video Profile: Eco Wave Power

Eco Wave Power has been selected as one of the innovations presented by The Sustainable Markets Initiative. In response to the increasing threats posed by climate change and biodiversity loss, His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales created the Sustainable Markets Initiative and Council, in collaboration with the World Economic Forum, in September 2019. AsContinue reading “Video Profile: Eco Wave Power”

Study Shows Marine Reserves Can Benefit Fisheries

A new study outlines where the benefits of fishing restrictions could enable a fishery to become more productive, even with the closures. The research, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, lays the groundwork for expanding marine conservation alongside fishery catches. The benefits of a well-considered marine protected area (MPA) can bolsterContinue reading “Study Shows Marine Reserves Can Benefit Fisheries”

Tanki: Sustainable TP

In support of global initiatives to reduce the amount of pollutants discharged to the marine environment, a U.K. start-up has developed a revolutionary sanitary paper that uses no adhesives or other nanoplastics in its manufacture. Tanki is able to supply a sustainably sourced and produced paper that does not congeal to clog up a vessel’sContinue reading “Tanki: Sustainable TP”

Blue Economy Potential in Caribbean

Dr. Valerie Hickey, the World Bank’s Practice Manager for Environment, Natural Resources and Blue Economy in Latin America and the Caribbean, said the blue economy can unlock inclusive sustainable jobs across the Eastern Caribbean. Hickey made this statement during a presentation at OECS (Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States) SDM (Sustainable Development Movement) 2020, citing strongContinue reading “Blue Economy Potential in Caribbean”

Tongans Question Seabed Mining Proposal

Tonga held a national consultation on seabed mining with representatives from the five island groups and participants from church, civil society, youth groups, and the fishing and tourism sectors. Tongans want more information from government about the implications of potential seabed mining. The ocean is the main source of livelihood for 90% of Tongans. ThereContinue reading “Tongans Question Seabed Mining Proposal”