The Global Ocean Commission issued its vessel monitoring call at the conclusion of a meeting in New York on 5 th-6 th July.
Notes to Editors:
The Global Ocean Commission is an independent initiative aiming to halt and reverse degradation of the global ocean, and restore it to full ecological health. The Commission will publish its final report and recommendations in the first half of 2014, and feed them into processes and institutions that can generate change.
The Global Ocean Commission originated as an initiative of the Pew Charitable Trusts, in partnership with Somerville College at the University of Oxford, Adessium Foundation and Oceans 5. It is supported by Pew, Adessium Foundation and Oceans 5, but is independent of all. It is hosted by Somerville College.The Commission launched in February 2013, and held its first formal meeting in Cape Town, South Africa, in March. It will hold one or two further meetings before releasing its final report and recommendations. A full list of Commissioners is available on the Commission website Media contacts: Richard Black +44-7912-583328 firstname.lastname@example.org Inés de Águeda +34-667-01-94-75 email@example.com Nick Steel +44-7830-185072 (m) firstname.lastname@example.org SOURCE Global Ocean Commission