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Pacific Research Colloquium 2018: Call for Applications 

The ANU Department of Pacific Affairs is now calling for applications for the Pacific Research Colloquium 2018 to be held Monday 26 November – Friday 7 December at the Australian National University, Canberra.

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Ten Institutes Join the Nereus Program

Launched in September 2011, the program is an international collaboration between The Nippon Foundation and the University of British Columbia with the aim to make comprehensive forecasts of the ocean’s future...

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Global gathering to tackle coral reef crisis

Current and emerging leaders converged in the Great Barrier Reef to learn and share ideas for tackling the crucial challenge of protecting coral reefs as part of the 2017 International Coral Reef Management and Leadership Program.

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Australia - Watch group sounds warning on NPWS future

Over the summer holiday season tens of thousands of visitors and locals will enjoy the natural magic of national parks caressing the Coffs Coast. However, a group of former National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) officers are sounding the alarm bells on future management plans for these natural wild places.

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Registration open - Open Standards / Healthy Country Planning Workshop, Tasmania, January 2018

Registrations are open for a five-day Open Standards / Healthy Country Planning workshop focusing on the biodiversity hotspot of the Tasmanian Midlands.The course is being delivered through the Protected Areas Learning and Research Collaboration jointly with Conservation Management, the University of Tasmania and the Tasmanian Land Conservancy.

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Great Barrier Reef protected zones help fish in even lightly exploited areas

Protected zones of the Great Barrier Reef benefit fish even at the relatively lightly-fished northern reefs, according to a study published November 8, 2017 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Carolina Castro-Sanguino from the University of Queensland, Australia, and colleagues.

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