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An information service for the aquatic world. Our website provides information on a wide range of aquatic topics, some serious and some more light-hearted. At our core is a passion for the aquatic world and a desire to promote sustainable commerce and preserve our planet's aquatic resources.
Coastal and Marine Resources
Within UNESCO, the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC)provides a primary focus for improving scientific knowledge and understanding of oceanic and coastal processes.
Coastal information in Atlantic Canada
Website of the Atlantic Coastal Zone Information Steering Committee (ACZISC), sstablished in 1992 to foster cooperation in Atlantic Canada with regards to integrated coastal and ocean management (ICOM), coastal mapping and geomatics.
Commission for Environmental Cooperation
The Commission for Environmental Cooperation facilitates collaboration and public participation to foster conservation, protection and enhancement of the North American environment for the benefit of present and future generations, in the context of increasing economic, trade, and social links among Canada, Mexico, and the United States.
FAO - Fisheries and Aquaculture Department
The work of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Department centers on “Sustainable management and use of fisheries and aquaculture resources” (Strategic Objective C) which embraces normative as well as operational activities whether implemented from headquarters or from the field.
The Global Aquaculture Alliance
The Global Aquaculture Alliance is an international, non-profit trade association dedicated to advancing environmentally and socially responsible aquaculture. GAA recognizes that aquaculture is the only sustainable means of increasing seafood supply to meet the food needs of the world's growing population.
The Ocean Project
The Ocean Project supports a global network of zoos, aquariums, museums (ZAMs) and other conservation organizations, providing these partners with research, tools and other resources that help them communicate effectively with their audiences about how to protect our ocean.
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