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Join us tomorrow to talk about environmental security in the Mediterranean - sure to be a fascinating discussion! @CH_MENAP @CH_Environment @TheGCSP @TrustWorksG @detoxconflict @EnvironmentOcha @NewSecurityBeat @ZoiEnvironment @GaryLewisUN

“It would have to involve mass, systematic or widespread destruction ... Amazon deforestation on a huge scale, deep sea bottom trawling or oil spills. We want to place it at the same level as atrocities investigated by the ICC.” #PERAC

International lawyers draft plan to criminalise ecosystem destruction

Plan to draw up legal definition of ‘ecocide’ attracts support from European countries and small island nations

www.theguardian.com

Thank you to @MinesActionCan for organising today’s event. We really enjoyed meeting and speaking with the #MineAction Fellows about mine action and the environment.

More pertinently, this is just the first step in a long road. Urgent repairs need to be identified and undertaken but that doesn't resolve the long term status of the vessel, if the condition is as bad as feared, that will just be a sticking plaster and the risk will remain,

Finally some positive news on the FSO SAFER after the Houthis "indicate their approval" for an assessment mission to identify necessary repairs. But given the history here we shouldn't assume things are OK until the team is onboard. #SalvageTheSAFER #Yemen

The FSO Safer, moored off Yemen’s coast, in a satellite image taken in June.

U.N. Gets OK to Aid Crippled Yemen Tanker After Months of Waiting

Officials have been waiting since July to inspect and repair the FSO Safer, a stricken tanker off the Yemen coast. Houthi rebels have finally given ap...

www.nytimes.com

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Join us tomorrow to talk about environmental security in the Mediterranean - sure to be a fascinating discussion! @CH_MENAP @CH_Environment @TheGCSP @TrustWorksG @detoxconflict @EnvironmentOcha @NewSecurityBeat @ZoiEnvironment @GaryLewisUN

“It would have to involve mass, systematic or widespread destruction ... Amazon deforestation on a huge scale, deep sea bottom trawling or oil spills. We want to place it at the same level as atrocities investigated by the ICC.” #PERAC

International lawyers draft plan to criminalise ecosystem destruction

Plan to draw up legal definition of ‘ecocide’ attracts support from European countries and small island nations

www.theguardian.com

Thank you to @MinesActionCan for organising today’s event. We really enjoyed meeting and speaking with the #MineAction Fellows about mine action and the environment.

More pertinently, this is just the first step in a long road. Urgent repairs need to be identified and undertaken but that doesn't resolve the long term status of the vessel, if the condition is as bad as feared, that will just be a sticking plaster and the risk will remain,

Finally some positive news on the FSO SAFER after the Houthis "indicate their approval" for an assessment mission to identify necessary repairs. But given the history here we shouldn't assume things are OK until the team is onboard. #SalvageTheSAFER #Yemen

The FSO Safer, moored off Yemen’s coast, in a satellite image taken in June.

U.N. Gets OK to Aid Crippled Yemen Tanker After Months of Waiting

Officials have been waiting since July to inspect and repair the FSO Safer, a stricken tanker off the Yemen coast. Houthi rebels have finally given ap...

www.nytimes.com

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