The Ocean in a Changing Climate: Rapidly Growing Risk of Loss and Damage

Building upon the existing momentum and looking ahead towards a year of exchanges strongly related to the ocean and to an entire decade dedicated to ocean science for sustainable development, GIZ invites you to a timely expert dialogue among science and research, civil society, international organisations and policy to: Foster...

GIZ Philippines participates in Philippine Sea Level Rise Forum

To assess the current science on sea level rise and to identify gaps in information gathering, monitoring, and dissemination in the country, the Philippine Climate Change Commission (CCC) and its National Panel of Technical Experts (NPTE), in partnership with the Oscar M. Lopez Center, hosted an online forum entitled...

Newest Beach Forest Manual (2019) from the Philippines

The GIZ "Sustainable Coastal Protection through Biodiversity Conservation in Coastal Ecosystems affected by Typhoons in the Philippines" (ProCoast) Project in the Philippines, together with the Zoological Society of London- Philippines (ZSL), is currently developing field manuals and protocols for mangrove and beach forest conservation, rehabilitation and management. The ZSL...

World Ocean Summit 2018 is happening in Mexico from March 7-9. Read more here.

Dates: 7-9 March 2018 Location: Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico For more information: https://events.economist.com/events-conferences/americas/world-ocean-summit/?RefID=PARTNER_IISD The Economist Events' fifth World Ocean Summit will convene in Mexico and will expand into a wider, more ambitious World Ocean Initiative focused on five pillars: sustainable fisheries, pollution, climate change, finance and technology. The event seeks to deepen...

PH named among world’s ‘Migratory Species Champions’ at CMS COP12

Tuesday, 24 October 2017 (15:11) The Philippines has been named as one of the five “migratory species champions” in the world for its exemplary contribution in the global effort to protect migratory animals, particularly the whale shark or butanding. Also recognized by the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of...