1. We Live Here

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    The Persian Gulf is not only one of the main Oil & Gas resource in the World but also is a special Sea zone.many people with different cultures and languages live together for thousands years.on the other hand fishes,coral reefs,mangroves,dolphins,wales,and... are living here. this is a short clip of a Documentary film about "LIFE" in Persian Gulf. Directed & Produced by Ali- Jafar Abdipour Intercut Film Production with associated Darya Dostan and UNDP/SGP/GEF

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    • COP18: Carol Turley, Coordinator at the Plymouth Marine Laboratory

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      COP18 (29/11/12) – Carol Turley, Coordinator at the Plymouth Marine Laboratory talks about the three key impacts on our oceans, warming waters, ocean acidification and de-oxygenation. She describes the oceans as hot, sour and breathless. She says that while we now understand the chemical impacts of raising CO2 for our oceans, less is known about the impacts this will have on our marine ecosystems. But she does say there is clear evidence that these organism respond negatively to the increased carbon dioxide. She says there is a perfect storm approaching – you can not see it, smell it or touch it but we know it is coming, and that it will carry on for tens of thousands of years. She warns that we get a huge amount of services from the oceans, with one billion people depending solely on the oceans for the protein in their diets. She warns we are at a tipping point and the next 10 to 15 years will be crucial. She calls on politicians in Doha to make positive action on reducing CO2 emissions and also to discuss how communities will be able to adapt to ocean acidification and warming.

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      • Why it is urgent to halt overfishing

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        • Towards more effective Marine Protected Areas south and east of the Mediterranean

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          The MedPAN South Project is a 4-year collaborative project (2008-2012) aimed at improving the management effectiveness of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in the south and east of the Mediterranean and supporting the creation of new ones. Led by WWF Mediterranean, it partners with more than 20 national and international organisations to deliver an ambitious programme of support for the MPAs and relevant authorities in the 11 GEF-eligible countries of the south and east of the Mediterranean.

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          • Marine Protected Areas in the Mediterranean: an investment for the future

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            The Mediterranean Sea is as beautiful as it is fragile. Today it is under threat. Marine Protected Areas are effective tools for ensuring marine ecosystems are protected, natural resources are used sustainably, and that our natural heritage is maintained. WWF works to strengthen and expand the network of MPAs in the Mediterranean

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            • Dr So Kawaguchi (ACE CRC) discuss impacts of climate change on krill

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              Dr Kawaguchi discusses his research to understand the potential impact of climate change on krill - a key species in Southern Ocean marine ecosystems

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              • Dr Andrew Constable (ACE CRC) discusses his research

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                Dr Constable (ACE CRC) discusses his research to understand the impacts of climate change on marine ecosystems in the Southern Ocean.

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                • The turtle and the tourist: Environmental Atlas of Europe - Turkey

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                  The Environmental Atlas of Europe is a UNEP-EEA-ESA joint project showcasing communities responding to environmental change across Europe. The films present a series of these inspirational stories about how people are responding to climate change and in so doing, transforming their lives for a more sustainable future.

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                  • Turning the Tide

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                    The ocean makes life on Earth possible, and it needs our help. Most people don't realize the long list of benefits the ocean provides us, nor how much we are connected and dependent on it. Just to name a few things; the ocean produces 70 to 80% of the oxygen we breath, generates $21 trillion in ecosystem services each year, and provides the main source of protein for 1/4 of the world's population. And these are just a few of the amazing functions it offers this planet's 6+billion people. In the past 50 years the health of the ocean has declined dramatically due to the major 5. That's right, the major 5, There are five serious threats that are causing this havoc; over fishing, pollution, invasive species, habitat destruction, and climate change. Actions must be taken to address these problems in order for the ocean to recover and become healthy once again. Come explore the ocean with us and find out how you can help.

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