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One of the critical concerns that Pacific countries need to deal with if they are to secure the integrity of ocean sovereignty and resources is to secure maritime boundaries...Click on the link below to read the full article. 
Seamounts are large underwater mountains found throughout the world’s oceans. Home to deep-sea corals, mollusks, crustaceans, and large schools of fish, they are often classified as biodiversity hot spots. Click on the link below to read the full...
Sea cucumbers play an important role in the recycling and remineralization of organic matter (OM) in reef sands through feeding, excretion, and bioturbation processes. Growing demand from Asian markets has driven the overexploitation of these...
Pure Ocean is looking for projects in five major areas of the world: Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean, Mediterranean Sea and polar regions.Click on the link below for further details. 
Conservation starts at home and includes conserving energy and water as well as reducing the use of plastic bags and plastic utensils.Marine resources should also be protected.Click on the link below to read the full article.
The establishment of moratoriums, total bans, seasonal closures and size limits are some of the proactive approaches taken by the Fisheries Ministry to ensure sustainability of marine resources.Click on the link below to read the full article.
Villagers living on Vio Island off the coast of Lautoka have been reminded of the importance of sustainability and the conservation of marine resources.Click on the link below to read the full story. 
The Vatuvara Foundation's blog on their recent marine survey with the WCS is now live. The blog outlines  survey findings by Vatuvara Foundation and WCS, along with links to download the full report.The blog and report is available on both Vatuvara...
Poaching of marine resources from Marine Protected Areas continues to be a problem for the villagers of Serua Island.Click on the link below to read the full story.
To find out if marine protected areas achieve their environmental and socioeconomic goals, we read 42 scientific studies and talked to seven experts. Overall, marine protected areas do appear to help marine animals recover within their boundaries....