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Rapid Biodiversity Assessment of Key Biodiversity Areas: Falealupo Peninsula Coastal Rainforest, Central Savai’i Rainforest, and Uafato-Tiavea Coastal Rainforest, Samoa

This Biodiversity survey was coordinated and implemented by Conservation International staff and partners, through contract by the Samoan Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE), with funding support from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) via the United Nations Development Programme (Apia Office). This project funding was to support the “Strengthening multi-sectoral management of critical landscape” (SMSMCL) project being implemented by MNRE.

Invitation to Apply for 2018 Travel Award

We are inviting applications for a Travel Award for PhD Students and postdoctoral trainees to attend a scientific meeting with relevance to fishes’ and aquatic organisms’ research of their choice in 2018-2019. The applications will be assessed by an Evaluation Committee presided by the Prof. Dr. María Ángeles Esteban (Editor-in-Chief of Fishes) and Prof. Dr. Helmut Segner (Associated Editor-in Chief of Fishes).

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Training Opportunity in oceanographic observations - POGO-SCOR Visiting Fellowships

This programme is jointly funded by POGO and the Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR) and is designed to promote training and capacity building leading towards a global observation scheme for the oceans.The fellowship program is open to scientists, technicians, postgraduate students (preferably of PhD level) and post-doctoral fellows of developing countries and countries with economies in transition and involved in oceanographic work.

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IRCP-CRIOBE GRANTS 2018 - applications now open!

In the context of a partnership between Institute for Pacific Coral Reefs (IRCP) and two french polynesian firms, Société des Nouveaux Hôtels (SNH) et Société Polynésienne de Développement Durable (SPDD), some grants are available to young scientists (PhD, Post-doctorate or degrees of similar levels  – < 35 yrs) of French nationality or foreigners to conduct a scientific project in the French Polynesia coral reefs.

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IMBeR ClimEco6 Summer School - Interdisciplinary approaches for sustainable oceans

The ClimEco6 Summer School aims to contribute to the development of the next generation of interdisciplinary marine researchers. Drawing on the expertise of lecturers from the natural, social and economic sciences, participants will develop a strong theoretical and applied understanding of each discipline, and how they can be integrated to solve some of the challenges facing the oceans. 

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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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