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In February 2018 the Government of Seychelles announced the creation of two new areas for marine protection covering 16 per cent (210,000 square kilometres) of its ocean...Click on the link below to read the full story
Pacific civil society and non-governmental organisations (CSOs and NGOs), over the next three days will engage in discussions in a bid to further strengthen and improve the level of awareness and understanding of Pacific tuna fisheries. Click...
Earlier this year, a study was published suggesting that humpback whales are making a comeback. The population appears to be in the midst of a baby boom, reversing years of decline driven by commercial whaling. Click on the link below to read...
This summer, many Americans will visit national parks and wildlife refuges in hope of seeing wild animals...Creating protected areas that forbid or manage activities like hunting is an important tool for protecting wildlife. Click on the link...
Throughout human history, people have used art to elevate our passions and inspirations. Across the Pacific there is perhaps no greater form of inspiration than the ocean, which has both connected and provided for these island and coastal...
Turtles have been plodding the Earth and gliding through its waters for more than 200 million years. Some species now face a very uncertain future.Click on the link below to read the full article. 
 ...the carcass of a sea creature, declared a dugong by a marine biologist, was spotted washed ashore yesterday at Kiuva Beach, Tailevu, by two villagers of Nasemila. Such rare findings could present an opportunity for the authorities to study and...
Marine protected areas (MPAs) are often used to protect patches of habitat that support species targeted for protection. Ideally, these protected habits should be well-connectedso that protected species can flow from one MPA to its neighbors. Click...
World Tuna Day, May 2, is an opportunity to acknowledge one of the most widely consumed fish in the world, and reflect on how to protect it for future generations. The creation of World Tuna Day was led by Pacific Small Island Developing States,...
Not all MPAs are created equal, in terms of biodiversity conservation. Many MPAs allow extractive uses like fishing or oil prospecting, while other "no-take" MPAs prohibit such uses.Click on the link below to read more.