Oceans, marine and fisheries

Key topics

  • Fisheries and aquaculture issues in NZ and beyond
  • International marine and fisheries issues including high seas governance and uses, international and regional fisheries or marine management organisations, global marine issues
  • Ocean acidification (in association with the climate change group)
  • Marine mining and minerals activity
  • Ecosystem based management, including improved marine reserves legislation
  • Engaging with DOC, Ministry of Fisheries, Maritime NZ, MFAT, and other relevant agencies.

Some of the recent work below

EEZ Legislation

ECO made a submission on the EEZ and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects) legislation; submission details Here