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October 18, 2019 by [email protected]

The Government of Samoa (GoS), IUCN Oceania Regional Office (IUCN-ORO) and the Samoa Umbrella Non-Government Organisation (SUNGO) aim to support sustainable management of marine and coastal ecosystems in Samoa...The Project is looking to engage an in-country national Marine Spatial Planning Proje

October 18, 2019 by [email protected]

Representatives from key Ministries and non-government organisations met in Honiara to plan activities to support Government and coastal communities achieve their protected marine species conservation priorities.

October 18, 2019 by [email protected]

To protect valuable marine resources and to ensure the sustainability of fish stocks, Japan’s Free and Open Indo Pacific Strategy includes a commitment to peace and stability, including assistance to the Pacific in enhancing maritime safety and stability...The government of Japan continues to ass

October 18, 2019 by [email protected]

On a 12-week expedition to the Pacific Islands this month, NASA has partnered with the Tongan Ministry of the Environment and the Sea Education Association, to do field work on the recently formed volcanic island Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai.

October 18, 2019 by [email protected]

Analysis of failures of conservation projects are rarely published, a new study has found. Researchers who reviewed the available scientific literature found only 59 peer-reviewed articles that had analyzed failures of conservation projects.

October 18, 2019 by [email protected]

The Department of Foreign Affairs, through its Maritime and Ocean’s Affairs Division successfully convened an Oceans and Marine Spatial Planning forum with key national and regional stakeholders...The objective of the forum is to create a platform for regular dialogue amongst and between institut

October 18, 2019 by [email protected]

It’s tempting to think that our forests would be fine if we could simply stop trees being felled or burnt. But forests – particularly tropical ones – are more than just trees. They’re also the animals that skulk and swoop among them.

October 18, 2019 by [email protected]

For years, fisheries managers have struggled to find a delicate balance between competing financial and ecological needs.

October 18, 2019 by [email protected]

The thrill of watching a whale up close or schools of dolphins frolicking in an ocean are much sought after experiences today, boosting the demand for tours that provide people the opportunity to see these marine animals in their natural habitats.

October 18, 2019 by [email protected]

MPAs can provide benefits like protecting endangered species or helping replenish fish stocks that spill into neighboring fisheries...But for MPAs to actually reach the level of protection needed to mitigate those impacts of climate change, experts say the UN will have to think much more critical

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