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How a Scientist Counted the Fish in a Huge Marine Reserve in Just 8 Days

Hydroacoustics allowed a single researcher to survey the fish population of a 17,600-acre preserve in Mexico in days. The technology could help small island states that are creating big marine protected areas but lack the resources to monitor them.

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IUCN-PAPACO: Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on ecological monitoring

The IUCN Program on African Protected Areas and Conservation (PAPACO) have launched a new Masive Open Online Course (MOOC) on ecological monitoring. The course is made of 4 modules and can be done in 8 weeks, at your own pace. It is completely free, from the enrolment to the certificate. Following this 4-module MOOC, you will acquire a good basis on what monitoring is and how it should be conducted.This course is about ecological monitoring, an essential aspect of protected areas management.