Our oceans are facing unprecedented threats. With increasing scientific evidence of adverse impacts of climate change, ocean acidification, marine pollution, habitat destruction and the alarming loss of coastal biodiversity, the world stands at a critical juncture where collective knowledge, efforts and partnerships to restore, protect and manage marine ecosystems are urgently needed.
In response to this pressing need, the North-East Asian Marine Protected Areas Network (NEAMPAN) is well-positioned to present a webinar of “Accelerating Ocean-Based Actions for Sustainable Development” to advance the subregional cooperation for marine resources and coastal biodiversity conservation.
Bringing NEAMPAN member countries and NEAMPAN sites of China, Japan, Republic of Korea and the Russian Federation, experts and stakeholders from NGOs and international organizations, this webinar aims to share the latest knowledge of ocean-based solutions to sustainable development. It will also explore how NEAMPAN would accelerate the ocean-based actions and strengthen partnerships among MPAs and beyond to achieve relevant Sustainable Development Goals.