For thirty years, developing nations have fought to establish an international fund to pay for the “loss and damage” they suffer as a result of climate change. As the COP27 climate summit in Egypt wrapped, they finally succeeded. However,  critics have lamented the overall outcome of COP27, saying it falls well short of a sufficient response […]

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Wildlife and Countryside Link (WCL) have released a report entitled ‘Tackling the climate crisis through ocean protection’. In it, they make the following key recommendations to the UK Government for tackling the climate crisis through ocean protections (alongside real term emissions cuts through ending the use of fossil fuels): Ensure that the Marine Protected Area […]

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A new initiative launched in the margins of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Kigali, Rwanda, will support Commonwealth ocean states in cultivating and scaling-up projects that protect the marine environment while also tackling climate change. With 47 out of 54 Commonwealth countries bordering the sea – including 25 small island developing states or […]

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