Human influence on the oceans, including areas of the high seas (or areas beyond national jurisdiction – ABNJs), continues to intensify as global shipping and new technologies increase our reach into the ocean’s last “frontiers”. This human domination implies the need to design strategies to protect and sustainably manage the marine biodiversity present both in areas under the jurisdiction of countries and in ABNJs, which are common spaces of humanity and therefore the responsibility of the international community.
Read more STRONG High Seas Expert workshop: Integrated Ocean Management in the Southeast Pacific
The STRONG High Seas project has recently wrapped up its series of interactive virtual capacity development workshops for the Southeast Pacific region in April 2022. Read more STRONG HIGH SEAS CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT SERIES FOR THE SOUTHEAST Pacific REGION
The STRONG High Seas Project has published a series of fact sheets that present complex issues important to understand areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ) in a condensed and simple form. Read more New Publications: STRONG High Seas – Fact Sheets
The STRONG High Seas project has published a new report providing initial indications on how the international community can take pragmatic steps to provide a basis for the effective use of area-based management tools (ABMTs) and marine protected areas (MPAs) in areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ). Read more New report: Conserving the Global Ocean: Initial Indications for Effective Area-based Management Tools on the High Seas