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Perspectives Of The Blue Economy Development In The Russian Sector Of The Black Sea, Evgeniia Kostianaia, Andrey Kostianoy Jan 2024

Perspectives Of The Blue Economy Development In The Russian Sector Of The Black Sea, Evgeniia Kostianaia, Andrey Kostianoy

Journal of Ocean and Coastal Economics

The paper discusses the current state and perspectives for the development of various sectors of the Blue Economy in the Russian sector of the Black Sea. This analysis is based on the research done in the framework of the EU DOORS (Developing Optimal and Open Research Support for the Black Sea) research project (2021-2024), reports by the World Bank and the European Commission, as well as scientific literature of the Russian and international researchers. The main Blue Economy sectors in the Russian sector of the Black Sea basin are maritime transport, port activities, and coastal tourism. The authors also provide …


Reviews: Essential Ornithology (Scott, G); Synthesis Of The Conservation Status Of The Patagonian Sea And Areas Of Influence (Foro Para La Conservación Del Mar Patagónico Y Áreas De Influencia); Handbook Of Marine Fisheries Conservation And Management (G, A. E. Burger, D. Ainley Jan 2024

Reviews: Essential Ornithology (Scott, G); Synthesis Of The Conservation Status Of The Patagonian Sea And Areas Of Influence (Foro Para La Conservación Del Mar Patagónico Y Áreas De Influencia); Handbook Of Marine Fisheries Conservation And Management (G, A. E. Burger, D. Ainley

Marine Ornithology

No abstract provided.


Reproductive Biology Of Pygmy Cormorant Phalacrocorax Pygmaeus In Siahkeshim Protected Area, Northern Iran, A. Barati, S. Javan, S. Mohammad, E. Sehhatisabet Jan 2024

Reproductive Biology Of Pygmy Cormorant Phalacrocorax Pygmaeus In Siahkeshim Protected Area, Northern Iran, A. Barati, S. Javan, S. Mohammad, E. Sehhatisabet

Marine Ornithology

No abstract provided.


Reproductive Biology Of Pygmy Cormorant Phalacrocorax Pygmaeus In Siahkeshim Protected Area, Northern Iran, A. Barati, S. Javan, S. Mohammad, E. Sehhatisabet Jan 2024

Reproductive Biology Of Pygmy Cormorant Phalacrocorax Pygmaeus In Siahkeshim Protected Area, Northern Iran, A. Barati, S. Javan, S. Mohammad, E. Sehhatisabet

Marine Ornithology

No abstract provided.


Scientific Committee On Antarctic Research Life Sciences Standing Scientific Group's Group Of Experts On Birds, Minutes Of Meeting, 18-22 July 2004,'T Horntje, Texel, Netherlands, Marine Ornithology Jan 2024

Scientific Committee On Antarctic Research Life Sciences Standing Scientific Group's Group Of Experts On Birds, Minutes Of Meeting, 18-22 July 2004,'T Horntje, Texel, Netherlands, Marine Ornithology

Marine Ornithology

No abstract provided.


Scientific Committee On Antarctic Research: Working Group On Biology: Bird Biology Subcommittee Minutes Of Meeting, 9–13 June 2002, Jena, Germany, Marine Ornithology Jan 2024

Scientific Committee On Antarctic Research: Working Group On Biology: Bird Biology Subcommittee Minutes Of Meeting, 9–13 June 2002, Jena, Germany, Marine Ornithology

Marine Ornithology

No abstract provided.


Avian Malaria And Marek's Disease: Potential Threats To Galapagos Penguins Spheniscus Mendiculus, G. D. Miller, B. V. Hofkin, H. Snell, A. Hahn, R. D. Miller Jan 2024

Avian Malaria And Marek's Disease: Potential Threats To Galapagos Penguins Spheniscus Mendiculus, G. D. Miller, B. V. Hofkin, H. Snell, A. Hahn, R. D. Miller

Marine Ornithology

No abstract provided.


Albatross And Petrel Mortality From Longline Fishing International Workshop, Honolulu, Hawaii, Usa, 11-12 May 2000 Report And Presented Papers, J. Cooper Jan 2024

Albatross And Petrel Mortality From Longline Fishing International Workshop, Honolulu, Hawaii, Usa, 11-12 May 2000 Report And Presented Papers, J. Cooper

Marine Ornithology

No abstract provided.


Interpol 90th General Assembly And The Securitisation Of Better Police Cooperation With National Central Bureau Jakarta, Marcellino L P Sirait, Ika R. Putranti, Hermini Susiatiningsih Dec 2023

Interpol 90th General Assembly And The Securitisation Of Better Police Cooperation With National Central Bureau Jakarta, Marcellino L P Sirait, Ika R. Putranti, Hermini Susiatiningsih

Global: Jurnal Politik Internasional

In the modern age, the police institution is utilised as the primary spearhead to combat multiple sources of possible disruptions for the general safety of the public. The Indonesian National Police (INP) as a member of the INTERPOL takes part in multitude of activities conducted by the international organization. Currently, the Indonesian National Police is facing a rising number in the cases of missing persons, unidentified remains and crimes against children with casualties not only from Indonesian nationalities, but also international citizens. The current shortcoming of national technicalities and mechanism may open up a structured and tangible operational help from …


In Search Of A United Regional Front: Asean Roadblocks And Conflicting Foreign Policies In Addressing The South China Sea Dispute(S), Christian Fortich Dec 2023

In Search Of A United Regional Front: Asean Roadblocks And Conflicting Foreign Policies In Addressing The South China Sea Dispute(S), Christian Fortich

Major Papers

The South China Sea has been a major geopolitical flashpoint of the 21st century due to maritime disputes. At stake are billions worth of aquatic resources and untapped energy reserves. Beyond these, larger issues of sovereignty, maritime rights, and the freedom of navigation are in question. The involved parties in the disputes are China, which asserts its historical ownership of more than 80% of the maritime features, and the ASEAN states of Vietnam, the Philippines, Brunei, and Malaysia, which heavily bank on the United Nations Convention on the Laws of the Sea, in ascertaining their claims. ASEAN is supposed to …


Unleashing The Beast: Confronting Animal Trafficking As Organized Crime In The Americas, Erick J. Wilson Dec 2023

Unleashing The Beast: Confronting Animal Trafficking As Organized Crime In The Americas, Erick J. Wilson

University of Miami Inter-American Law Review

Wildlife trafficking is a serious yet often overlooked issue across the Americas. This Note examines wildlife trafficking across the Americas, analyzing the legal frameworks and challenges facing countries like the United States, Guatemala, Argentina, Peru, Mexico, and Brazil. Three key obstacles emerge: the lack of recognition of trafficking as organized crime, limited resources for enforcement, and deficient penalties. Though the United States has laws like the Lacey Act to address importation of illegally traded wildlife, weak foreign laws constrain efficacy. Many Latin American nations do not categorize wildlife trafficking as organized crime, despite its intricate parallels with activities like drug …


Classification Of Large Scale Fish Dataset By Deep Neural Networks, Priyanka Adapa Dec 2023

Classification Of Large Scale Fish Dataset By Deep Neural Networks, Priyanka Adapa

Electronic Theses, Projects, and Dissertations

The development of robust and efficient fish classification systems has become essential to preventing the rapid depletion of aquatic resources and building conservation strategies. A deep learning approach is proposed here for the automated classification of fish species from underwater images. The proposed methodology leverages state-of-the-art deep neural networks by applying the compact convolutional transformer (CCT) architecture, which is famous for faster training and lower computational cost. In CCT, data augmentation techniques are employed to enhance the variability of the training data, reducing overfitting and improving generalization. The preliminary outcomes of our proposed method demonstrate a promising accuracy level of …


A Novel Machine-Learning Framework Based On A Hierarchy Of Dispute Models For The Identification Of Fish Species Using Multi-Mode Spectroscopy, Mitchell Sueker, Amirreza Daghighi, Alireza Akhbardeh, Nicholas Mackinnon, Gregory Bearman, Insuck Baek, Chansong Hwang, Jianwei Qin, Amanda M. Tabb, Jiahleen Roungchun, Rosalee S. Hellberg, Fartash Vasefi, Moon Kim, Kouhyar Tavakolian, Hossein Kashini Zadeh Nov 2023

A Novel Machine-Learning Framework Based On A Hierarchy Of Dispute Models For The Identification Of Fish Species Using Multi-Mode Spectroscopy, Mitchell Sueker, Amirreza Daghighi, Alireza Akhbardeh, Nicholas Mackinnon, Gregory Bearman, Insuck Baek, Chansong Hwang, Jianwei Qin, Amanda M. Tabb, Jiahleen Roungchun, Rosalee S. Hellberg, Fartash Vasefi, Moon Kim, Kouhyar Tavakolian, Hossein Kashini Zadeh

Food Science Faculty Articles and Research

Seafood mislabeling rates of approximately 20% have been reported globally. Traditional methods for fish species identification, such as DNA analysis and polymerase chain reaction (PCR), are expensive and time-consuming, and require skilled technicians and specialized equipment. The combination of spectroscopy and machine learning presents a promising approach to overcome these challenges. In our study, we took a comprehensive approach by considering a total of 43 different fish species and employing three modes of spectroscopy: fluorescence (Fluor), and reflectance in the visible near-infrared (VNIR) and short-wave near-infrared (SWIR). To achieve higher accuracies, we developed a novel machine-learning framework, where groups of …


Comparative Economic And Statistical Study About Fish Catch From Manzalah Before And During Dredging Operations For Developing The Lake’S Fisheries, Fattouh Sh, Abd El-Khalek Z., El-Sayed N., Hagag, Sh, Unis R., El- Sonbaty O. Nov 2023

Comparative Economic And Statistical Study About Fish Catch From Manzalah Before And During Dredging Operations For Developing The Lake’S Fisheries, Fattouh Sh, Abd El-Khalek Z., El-Sayed N., Hagag, Sh, Unis R., El- Sonbaty O.

Blue Economy

The bio, social, and economic sustainability of Lake Manzallah fisheries was affected because of pollution, dehydration, and fishers’ / outlaw encroachments. Fish catch and productivity have decreased sharply. The Egyptian government interfered in 2017 and introduced action plan for restoring the lake’s vitality. NIOF research team took part and conducted a research that aims at estimating the secular trend of total fish catch and of the major marine and brackish waters species: Tilapia, Catfish and Mullet, before and during the plan. The research also aims at assessing optimal catch-effort relation before and during the plan, and the effect of the …


Combating Illegal, Unreported And Unregulated (Iuu) Fishing In Ecuador:: The Maritime Authority Approach For The Exercise Of Coastal State Rights, Daniela Andrade Tamayo Oct 2023

Combating Illegal, Unreported And Unregulated (Iuu) Fishing In Ecuador:: The Maritime Authority Approach For The Exercise Of Coastal State Rights, Daniela Andrade Tamayo

World Maritime University Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Law And Policy In Combatting Piracy By Maritime Enforcement Agencies: A Nigerian Perspective, Sadiq Abubakar Oct 2023

Law And Policy In Combatting Piracy By Maritime Enforcement Agencies: A Nigerian Perspective, Sadiq Abubakar

World Maritime University Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Elusive Catch: Domestic Challenges Encountered By The Philippines In Ratifying The Cape Town Agreement Of 2012, Gerico John Vincent Magbojos Oct 2023

Elusive Catch: Domestic Challenges Encountered By The Philippines In Ratifying The Cape Town Agreement Of 2012, Gerico John Vincent Magbojos

World Maritime University Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Review Of The Wreck Removal Policy In The Philippines In Relation To The Nairobi International Convention On The Removal Of Wrecks, 2007, Anthony Cuevas Oct 2023

Review Of The Wreck Removal Policy In The Philippines In Relation To The Nairobi International Convention On The Removal Of Wrecks, 2007, Anthony Cuevas

World Maritime University Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Estimating The Extent Of Illegal Fishing In The Exclusive Economic Zone Of Sierra Leone, Isha Jebbeh Kpaka Oct 2023

Estimating The Extent Of Illegal Fishing In The Exclusive Economic Zone Of Sierra Leone, Isha Jebbeh Kpaka

World Maritime University Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Implications Of Marine Heatwaves For The Blue Economy In Ghana, Louisa Pokua Sarkodie Oct 2023

Implications Of Marine Heatwaves For The Blue Economy In Ghana, Louisa Pokua Sarkodie

World Maritime University Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Regional Organisations As A Mechanism To Ensure Maritime Safety And Security: The Case Of The Southern Africa Development Community-Sadc, Elcidio Agostinho Oct 2023

Regional Organisations As A Mechanism To Ensure Maritime Safety And Security: The Case Of The Southern Africa Development Community-Sadc, Elcidio Agostinho

World Maritime University Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Implementation Of Policies In Addressing Illegal, Unreported, And Unregulated (Iuu) Fishing In The Philippines: A Reappraisal Of Established Mechanisms, Jethro R. Padama Oct 2023

Implementation Of Policies In Addressing Illegal, Unreported, And Unregulated (Iuu) Fishing In The Philippines: A Reappraisal Of Established Mechanisms, Jethro R. Padama

World Maritime University Dissertations

No abstract provided.


An Evaluation Of The Alignment Of Liberian Fisheries Laws With Relevant International Legal Instruments To Combat Iuu Fishing In The Exclusive Economic Zone And Territorial Sea, Kla-Edward, Ii Toomey Oct 2023

An Evaluation Of The Alignment Of Liberian Fisheries Laws With Relevant International Legal Instruments To Combat Iuu Fishing In The Exclusive Economic Zone And Territorial Sea, Kla-Edward, Ii Toomey

World Maritime University Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Dissecting The Relentless Maritime Security Situation In Nigerian Waters : An Investigation, Lamir Ado Mohammed Oct 2023

Dissecting The Relentless Maritime Security Situation In Nigerian Waters : An Investigation, Lamir Ado Mohammed

World Maritime University Dissertations

No abstract provided.


From Bait To Plate—How Forced Labor In China Taints America’S Seafood Supply Chain: Hearing Before The Cong.-Exec. Comm’N On China, 118th Cong., Oct. 24, 2023 (Statement Of Robert K. Stumberg), Robert Stumberg Oct 2023

From Bait To Plate—How Forced Labor In China Taints America’S Seafood Supply Chain: Hearing Before The Cong.-Exec. Comm’N On China, 118th Cong., Oct. 24, 2023 (Statement Of Robert K. Stumberg), Robert Stumberg

Testimony Before Congress

Two-hundred and forty—that’s the number of name-brand stores and institutional suppliers that we all depend on. Through them, we all buy seafood from importers who sell what forced laborers process in Chinese factories and vessels. We do it as families, as schools, as businesses. What is not in that number are the ways we buy forced-labor seafood as governments, mostly through five federal agencies and local school food authorities.

The Outlaw Ocean team, led by Ian Urbina, made transparency happen. They aren’t the first to reveal Xinjiang supply chains. But what distinguishes their seafood reporting is that they literally …


Antarctica: Strategic Competition's Next Frozen Frontier, Fabiana Sofia Perera Oct 2023

Antarctica: Strategic Competition's Next Frozen Frontier, Fabiana Sofia Perera

Research Publications

Antarctica is the only demilitarized region in the world. Countries initially committed to its preservation as a region of peace to prevent conflict from the Cold War from spilling over to the most remote place on Earth. As the world again enters an era of competition among great powers, countries must renew their commitment to Antarctica as a region of peace. The first likely opportunity to reconsider what activities can occur will likely be in 2048, 30 years after the environmental protocol entered into force. Though the date is still 25 years removed, the events that will shape that discussion …


Nature-Based Solutions Workshop Report: Placencia, Belize (Report No. 3), Maya Trotz, Alex Webb, Amanda Brinton, Rebecca Zarger, Lisa Carne, Nadia Bood, Kris-An Hinds, Rory Mckenna, Sandy Fogg, Juliet Neal, Anne Guerry, C. G. Lasserre, David Gutierrez, Jess Silver, Tiara Moore, Mike Beck Oct 2023

Nature-Based Solutions Workshop Report: Placencia, Belize (Report No. 3), Maya Trotz, Alex Webb, Amanda Brinton, Rebecca Zarger, Lisa Carne, Nadia Bood, Kris-An Hinds, Rory Mckenna, Sandy Fogg, Juliet Neal, Anne Guerry, C. G. Lasserre, David Gutierrez, Jess Silver, Tiara Moore, Mike Beck

Strong Coasts Collection

No abstract provided.


China’S New Law On Foreign Relations: Transforming The Rules-Based International Order With Chinese Characteristics, Raul (Pete) Pedrozo Sep 2023

China’S New Law On Foreign Relations: Transforming The Rules-Based International Order With Chinese Characteristics, Raul (Pete) Pedrozo

International Law Studies

In 2023 China adopted a comprehensive Law on Foreign Relations. Although the law is intended to shape China’s diplomatic relations and its cultural, economic, and other exchanges, as well as China’s relations with the United Nations and other international organizations, implementation of the law will be guided by (inter alia) Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era. The law makes clear that China’s foreign relations will be conducted to uphold its system of socialism with Chinese characteristics, safeguard its sovereignty, unification and territorial integrity, and promote its economic and social development. This revisionist “rule by …


The Impact Of Antarctic Treaty Challenges On The Us Military, Ryan J. Bridley, Kevin W. Matthews Aug 2023

The Impact Of Antarctic Treaty Challenges On The Us Military, Ryan J. Bridley, Kevin W. Matthews

The US Army War College Quarterly: Parameters

While the Antarctic Treaty of 1961 largely prevented conflicts on the continent, growing challenges to the treaty system could affect the United States and the global community. Through historical documents and press reports, this article examines ice deterioration, unreported and unregulated fishing, resource extraction preparation, hostilities between treaty members, and the roles of China and Russia in the region. It provides recommendations for policymakers and military strategists on how the United States can maintain global security and treaty interests—and the potential request for intervention—within the guidelines of the National Security Strategy.


Autumn Book Reviews, Usawc Press Aug 2023

Autumn Book Reviews, Usawc Press

The US Army War College Quarterly: Parameters

No abstract provided.