Learn important facts about six key Arctic species – the beluga, the walrus, narwhal, polar bear, Arctic tern and bowhead whale. Click images for larger versions/pdfs. Arctic species under threat 1: Beluga Arctic species under threat 2: Narwhal Arctic species under threat 3: Walrus Arctic species under threat 4: Polar Bear Arctic species under threat 5: Arctic Tern Arctic species under threat 6: Bowhead Whale
This document provides the list of actions requested of the Committee on matters emanating from PPR 9
MEPC 78/11/1 – Proposal to designate the Mediterranean Sea, as a whole, as an Emission Control Area for Sulphur Oxides
This document welcomes the proposal submitted by all coastal States of the Mediterranean Sea, all Member States of the European Union and the European Commission in document MEPC 78/11 (Albania et al.) to designate the Mediterranean Sea, as a whole, as an Emission Control Area (ECA) for Sulphur Oxides. The designation of a MED SOx ECA will improve air quality and provide health benefits for millions of residents as well as for nature, agriculture, and heritage conservation. This document supports a quick agreement on, and implementation of, an ECA for SOx emissions in the Mediterranean Sea as a whole.