CORDIO Blog


World Oceans Day 2015

Enjoy and value the oceans around (and far from you) – they provide a life support system for our planet. Here are just some of the infographics and messages being put out to the world today: A letter to The Times, published on World Ocean Day (8 June 2015), from […]


8th Conference of Parties to the Nairobi Convention Wraps Up

CORDIO participated in the Conference of Parties of the Nairobi Convention as a member of the Consortium for the Conservation of the Western Indian Ocean (WIOC).  T The Eighth Conference of Parties (COP8) for the Nairobi Convention was held from 17 – 24 June 2015, Victoria, Seychelles THIS PAGE for […]


Western Indian Ocean State of Coast Report Launched

The Regional State of Coast Report for the western Indian Ocean (WIO) is the first comprehensive regional synthesis to provide insights into the enormous economic potential around the WIO, the consequential demand for marine ecosystem goods and services to match the increasing human population, the pace and scale of environmental […]


Countries of the Nairobi Convention Support Northern Mozambique Channel initiative

The Northern Mozambique Channel initiative At COP8 of the Nairobi Convention, the Contracting Parties showed their support for the initiative, and for fundraising to support it, in Decision CP8/6: Support to Implementation of Projects  1.  To request Contracting Parties, the Global Environment Facility and other partners, as appropriate, to support projects on: […]