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September 5, 2019 by [email protected]

A new facility dedicated to helping Pacific Island countries prepare for and cope with the impacts of the climate crisis is being officially opened today in Samoa.

September 5, 2019 by [email protected]

A low-cost satellite revolution is paving the way for real-time monitoring of fishing vessels using synthetic-aperture radar (SAR). SAR allows researchers to monitor ‘dark vessels’ that aren’t transmitting Automatic Identification Signals (AIS) location data.

September 5, 2019 by [email protected]

Australia’s peak fishing groups are embarking on a $5 million program of activity that supports Australia’s Marine Parks networks and promotes sustainable fishing.

September 5, 2019 by [email protected]

The Indonesian government plans to close the island to the public from January next year in a bid to conserve the rare reptiles.The scheme also involves moving about 2,000 villagers off the island...It is hoped that closing the island to tourists will cut the risk of poaching and allow a recovery

September 5, 2019 by [email protected]

In the crystal-clear waters of Cenderawasih Bay, in the Indonesian province of West Papua, two researchers spend their days chasing down one of Earth’s most mysterious creatures: the whale shark.

September 5, 2019 by [email protected]

At least 14 islands make up the Galapagos National Park, and a remarkable 97% of the land is off-limits to the public. The Park is home to more than 400 species of fish and an abundance of other unique wildlife, including giant tortoises, the iconic blue-footed boobies and endemic iguanas.

August 30, 2019 by [email protected]

IUCN is seeking Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified firms and/or individuals to, use the Guidance Manual – Economic Valuation of Marine Ecosystem Services in the Pacific to prepare a detailed report quantifying the value of at least seven (7) marine and coastal ecosystem serv

August 30, 2019 by [email protected]

IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, Oceania Regional Office is inviting applications for a consultancy beginning November 2019 to undertake the role of Scientific Writer to 1.

August 30, 2019 by [email protected]

To conduct, an analysis of all relevant legislation, policies, plan and strategies, local, provincial, national and international, that pertains to the management of Samoa’s Ocean and specifically how it relates to marine spatial planning.

August 30, 2019 by [email protected]

The Protected Areas Network (PAN) was able to support three college interns this summer under the Internship component of the PAN Capacity Building Scholarship Program. This opportunity was made possible through partneshgip with the Palau Natrional Scholarship Office.

 

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