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Sustainable Ocean Investing: Opportunities Abound in the Blue Economy

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by Ted Janilus, founder of Investable Oceans 

ESG and sustainable investing have taken center stage in asset management. Climate and now oceans are leaders in this elevation with a proliferation of products, firms, and frameworks increasingly on investors’ radar screens. This is good news: the oceans are becoming broadly investable, with market-based opportunities across all sectors of the Blue Economy. These cover the entire asset allocation pie chart – equites, fixed income, private equity and venture capital.

Fishing in a Wind Farm: How Fisheries and Wind Farms Co-exist

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How can fisheries and wind farms co-exist? Since the inauguration of Westermost Rough wind farm in 2015 Ørsted has been working closely with Holderness Fishing Industry Group in Bridlington, England, to investigate if there are any ecological effects on the crustacean habitat from the construction or operation of the wind farm. This film is a summary of the study and of our collaboration with the local fisheries.

The Reclamation and Biodiversity Research Center at PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Supports Agricultural Programs in Papua

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December 7, 2018 -The Reclamation and Biodiversity Research Center at PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) was established in 1995 as a way to restore the ecological function of the area near the operations known as the tailings deposition area. Tailings are the finely ground mineral rock that remain from the mining process after the economically valuable minerals have been removed from the ore.

Tetra Tech is Helping Improve Fisheries Management

Combining our experience, tools, and expertise to solve problems confronting coastal communities in the Asia Pacific region
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For the past 20 years, Tetra Tech has been Leading with Science in coastal fisheries management in the Asia Pacific region. As vulnerable coastal populations compete with international fisheries fleets for increasingly scarce marine resources, Tetra Tech is working to empower local communities to develop and implement management plans to monitor and enforce coastal activities.

The Indonesia Sustainable Ecosystems Advanced Project | Enhancing Marine Biodiversity Conservation and Fisheries Management Efforts

Enhancing marine biodiversity conservation and fisheries management efforts while strengthening leadership capacity
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The Indonesia Sustainable Ecosystems Advanced (SEA) Project supports the Government of Indonesia to improve the management of fisheries and marine resources and to conserve biological diversity. Tetra Tech is implementing the SEA Project, which is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The SEA project is targeted at national, provincial, and local levels, with a focus on the provinces of West Papua, Maluku, and North Maluku that lie within Indonesia’s Fishery Management Area (FMA) 715.

The Oceans and Fisheries Partnership (USAID Oceans), Asia-Pacific

Developing a tracking system to combat fraud and promote sustainability of vital marine ecosystems
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The Asia-Pacific region’s waters are home to some of the world’s most productive and biodiverse marine ecosystems, providing food and income to more than 200 million people. However, these waters are also rife with illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing practices that threaten the biodiversity of the region, as well as regional and global food security. Tetra Tech is supporting the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in a multinational effort to increase the sustainability of fishing in the Asia-Pacific region. 

Launch of FisheryProgress.org Lauded as Valuable New Resource For Sustainable Seafood Stakeholders

SCS Congratulates Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions and FishChoice for Website Launch
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ — SCS Global Services (SCS) commends the Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions and FishChoice on their launch of FisheryProgress.org, a comprehensive, easy-to-use website providing the latest information on the progress of fishery improvement projects (FIPs) around the world.

Lasers, Escape Windows and Air Cannons Among Innovative Ideas in Competition to Reduce Fisheries Bycatch

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WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Lasers, shark repellent, escape windows, air cannons—these are not the makings of an action movie but the winning ideas from World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) International Smart Gear Competition. These are the latest innovations in an effort to address the global problem of fisheries bycatch—the unintentional catch of fish and other animals in fishing gear.

Wheelabrator Proudly Sponsors Fabien Cousteau’s Mission 31

Groundbreaking Research Journey Enables Middle School Students to “Connect to the Oceans”
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HAMPTON, N.H., June 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ — With the support of sponsor Wheelabrator Technologies, third-generation ocean explorer Fabien Cousteau today launched Mission 31, a 31-day long research mission in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary aboard Aquarius, the only underwater marine habitat and lab in the world. The partnership is part of Cousteau’s participation in the 20th annual Wheelabrator Symposium for Environment and Education, the company’s annual youth eco-summit, at which Cousteau shared his plans for the pioneering dive.

#DardenDigest: Advancing Ethical Practices in Seafood Sourcing

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How do consumers select what fish they should and shouldn’t buy? How are fishermen conserving the oceans and supporting the availability of seafood in the long-term? What are the most innovative practices emerging in fisheries today?  These are just a sample of the questions asked of four distinguished panelists during a seminar at the University of Florida titled, “Advancing Ethical Practices in Seafood Sourcing.”

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