Skip to main content
September 29, 2022 by sprep-pa

Researchers have completed 490 dives in an eight-day expedition to collect information on Samoa's coral reefs, fish populations, and water quality. The dives at 36 sites were close to shore in the waters of both main islands, despite bad weather.

September 26, 2022 by sprep-pa

Fifty years ago, U.S. scientists launched a satellite that dramatically changed how we see the world.

September 26, 2022 by sprep-pa

The owner of 21 tropical islands off the coast of Papua New Guinea says he never threatened to sell them to China and his main aim is to save the turtles that nest there...The largely uninhabited atolls are a nesting ground for critically endangered hawksbill and green turtles, whose breeding sea

September 26, 2022 by sprep-pa

The Central Tonga Islands welcomed the birth of a new baby – a baby island, that is. The new baby island emerged in the southwest Pacific Ocean, where underwater volcanoes are plentiful.

September 23, 2022 by sprep-pa

A project which has brought a native Cook Islands bird species back from the brink of extinction has won a major international conservation award.

September 23, 2022 by sprep-pa

A research expedition made up of local and international marine researchers have begun a major study of coastal marine habitats across Samoa's waters. The principal investigators of the project are Schannel Van Dijken, Marine Programs Director at Conservation International and Andrew Estep, Scien

September 16, 2022 by sprep-pa

Electric robots will soon be crawling along the sea floor and sucking up precious metals through a giant straw in a controversial trial to mine some of the ocean's deepest, most pristine environments. Deep-sea mining operator The Metals Company has been granted approval by the International Seabe

September 16, 2022 by sprep-pa

To better understand what drives biological diversity on Earth, scientists have historically looked at genetic differences between species. But this only provides part of the picture.

September 16, 2022 by sprep-pa

Fiji’s landscape restoration programme, which aims to plant 30 million trees in 15 years, has met half of its goal in less than four years. The Ministry of Forestry says in three years and eight months – Fijians and visitors have helped plant over 15 million trees and mangroves.

September 16, 2022 by sprep-pa

Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated fishing (IUU) is still coming into Palau’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) confirmed the National Security Coordinator Jennifer Anson. Satellite images provided by Ocean Mind, a partner that Palau works with often show IUUs within Palau’s EEZ, revealed NSC Anson.

More News & Sources of Information

The following are excellent sources for the latest news, literature, webinars, videos and audio on marine protected areas, marine pollution, marine management, ocean and marine planning, ecosystem-based management, grants, jobs, and much more.  Click each icon to learn more and to subscribe.

Image
octo group

 

Image
marine ecosystems and management