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The Fourth Meeting of the Intersessional Working Group on Ocean Fertilization was convened at the Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Bonn, Germany, from 3 to 6 July 2012 under the Chairmanship of Mrs. Sue Milburn-Hopwood (Canada).

LP CO2 5-WP.1 - Draft report of the Fourth Meeting of the Intersessional Working Group on Ocean Fertilization (Secretariat) LP CO2 5-2 - Discussion of an option to regulate placement of matter for marine geo-engineering activities, including ocean fertilization (Australia) LP CO2 5-2-1 - Text for an option to amend the London Protocol to regulate placement of matter for marine geo-engineering activities, including ocean fertilization (Australia)
LP CO2 5-3 - Consideration of a Generic Assessment Annex: Outcomes of the Joint Meeting of the Scientific Groups (Secretariat)

LC/SG 35

The 35th meeting of the Scientific Group under the London Convention and the 6th meeting of the Scientific Group under the London Protocol were convened at the Jeju KAL Hotel, in Jeju, Republic of Korea, from 21 to 25 May 2012 under the Chairmanship of Dr. Gi-Hoon Hong (Republic of Korea). The following documents from LC/SG 35 are relevant to ocean fertilization.

LC/SG 35/15 - Report Of The Thirty-Fifth Meeting Of The Scientific Group Of The London Convention And The Sixth Meeting of the Scientific Group of the London Protocol and Corrigendum (Secretariat)
LC/SG 35/WP.3 - MARINE GEO-ENGINEERING Report of the Working Group on Marine Geo-engineering and Corrigendum (Secretariat)
LC/SG 35/3 - MARINE GEOENGINEERING: Review feasibility, utility and content of a generic placement assessment framework (Secretariat)
LC/SG 35/3/1 - MARINE GEO-ENGINEERING: Suggested amendments to a Generic Placement Assessment Framework (United Kingdom)
LC/SG 35/INF.4 - MARINE GEO-ENGINEERING: The Effects of Natural Iron Fertilization on Deep-Sea Ecology: The Crozet Plateau, Southern Indian Ocean (United Kingdom)

LC 34
  
Contracting Parties to the Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter, 1972 (London Convention) and the Contracting Parties to the 1996 Protocol to the London Convention 1972 (London Protocol) met from 29 October to 2 November 2012 at IMO Headquarters, London, for their 34th Consultative Meeting and 7th Meeting of Contracting Parties, respectively, under the chairmanship of Ms. Chen Yue (China). The following documents from LC 34 are relevant to ocean fertilization:

LC 34-15 - Report Of The Thirty-Fourth Consultative Meeting And The Seventh Meeting Of Contracting Parties (Secretariat)
LC 34-3 - Consideration of the Report of the Scientific Groups: Action by the governing bodies and Corrigendum (Secretariat)
LC 34-4 - OCEAN FERTILIZATION: Report of the 4th Meeting of the Intersessional Working Group on Ocean Fertilization (Secretariat)
LC 34-4-1 - REGULATION OF OCEAN FERTILIZATION AND OTHER ACTIVITIES: Procedure and process for including new activities in a new annex 4 to include additional marine geoengineering activities (United Kingdom)
LC 34-4-2 - REGULATION OF OCEAN FERTILIZATION AND OTHER ACTIVITIES: Discussion of an option to regulate placement of matter for marine geoengineering activities, including ocean fertilization (Australia and the Republic of Korea)
LC 34-4-3 - REGULATION OF OCEAN FERTILIZATION AND OTHER ACTIVITIES: Text for an option to amend the London Protocol to regulate placement of matter for marine geoengineering activities, including ocean fertilization (Australia and the Republic of Korea)
LC 34-4-4 - REGULATION OF OCEAN FERTILIZATION AND OTHER ACTIVITIES: Possible text for a generic placement assessment framework for the placement of matter for marine geoengineering activities, including ocean fertilization (Australia and the Republic of Korea)
LC 34 WP.4 - OCEAN FERTILIZATION: Report of the Working Group on Ocean Fertilization (Secretariat)