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The 5th International Marine Conservation Congress in Kuching, Sarawak 24-29 June, 2018

... the 5th International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC5) which will be held in the beautiful city of Kuching in Sarawak from 24-29 June, 2018. The Society for Conservation Biology's International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC) brings together conservation professionals and students to develop new and powerful tools to further marine conservation science and policy.

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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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United States - Groups Ready Suit Over Humpback Whale Protection

Fishing nets are just one of many problems the humpback whale population faces along the Pacific Coast, and a conservation group says the Trump administration is not doing enough to protect the whale’s habitat.

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Palau Pledge

Learn why the children of Palau have written a pledge that every visitor to their home has to take. Palau is the first nation on earth to change its immigration laws for the cause of environmental protection. Upon entry, visitors need to sign a passport pledge to act in an ecologically responsible way on the island, for the sake of Palau’s children and future generations of Palauans.

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2018 Boyd N Lyon Graduate Student Scholarship

The Ocean Foundation and The Boyd Lyon Sea Turtle Fund seek applicants for the Boyd N. Lyon Scholarship, for the academic year 2018. This Scholarship was created in honor of the late Boyd N. Lyon, a true friend and respected researcher who had a unique passion for the study and preservation of the majestic sea turtle..,Applications are invited from Masters and Ph.D.

Atlantic bluefin tuna quota jumps as wild stocks recover

Bluefin tuna are found in both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. The Atlantic population has begun rebounding, thanks to an early start in conservation efforts, but stocks in the Pacific remain low.

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Plan in the works for NMI coastal, marine areas

The CNMI Ocean Planning Team recently kicked off a two-day meeting as part of the Pacific Islands Regional Planning Body mission toward developing a comprehensive plan for the CNMI’s coastal and marine areas. 

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Fish vs. forests? Madagascar’s marine conservation boom

Inspired by early successes in marine conservation, locally controlled fisheries projects have expanded quickly along Madagascar’s 3,000-mile-long coastline over the past 15 years.

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