Oceans & Seas

This study focuses on how SDG 14 (Life Below Water), and the targets within that goal, contributes to other SDG goals. This study highlights the importance of the oceans in achieving sustainable development.
Using a case study in Mozambique this article examines how other effective area-based conservation measures (OECMs) can contribute to achieving Goal 14 (Life below water), particularly target 5.
This article focuses on how the SDGs and Goal 14 can provide a framework for island ocean states (IOS), or ‘small island developing states’ (SIDS), which are characterized by limited land and oceanic remoteness, creating local and international dependencies for food, livelihoods, trade and transport.
The Scottish fishing industry depends upon a healthy flow of ecosystem services and the factors affecting ecosystem services for fishing are varied and challenging. Part of Scotland's pledge to the UN SDGs can be met by better fisheries management. This paper directly support knowledge on Goal 14, Life below water.
This paper looks at the importance of fiscal reforms and incentives in ensuring ‘no-one is left behind’ in the achievement of the SDGs, with a particular focus on Goal 14, Life below water.
Ensuring that knowledge and implementation of the qualitative elements of Aichi Target 11 is fully utilised in addressing Goal 14, Life Below Water. This paper highlights where there may be gaps in knowledge to be able to strengthen efforts for marine biodiversity conversation.
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Management of Marine Plastic Debris, 2017, Pages 215–315

This chapter address SDG 14, life below water, through its review of all techniques available for recycling marine plastic debris.
The Oceanology International event offers the world’s leading forum where industry, academia and government share knowledge and connect with the marine science and ocean technology communities. Oceanology International’s world-class exhibition and conference help organisations reach buyers from key market regions and sectors worldwide and helps them improve their strategies for measuring, developing, protecting and operating in the world’s oceans. This is directly related to SDG 14: Life below water and advances the SDG Target 14.a to increase scientific knowledge, develop research capacity and transfer marine technology.
Effective science-based fisheries management can be applied to a risk-based management framework as an essential step towards the achievement of Goal 14 with respect to the conservation and sustainable use of marine resources for sustainable development.
The study identifies different issues which have resulted in a weak fisheries regulatory framework in Bangladesh and how the legal framework governing the Bangladeshi fisheries sector can be reformed. The study submits that a reformed legal framework could play an instrumental role in achieving Sustainable Development Goal 14 in Bangladesh.

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