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With climate change and other stressors affecting our reefs, we have to look for ways to help our reefs thrive and recover from disturbance. This colllaborative project between PICRC, Koror State and PVA will tests best ways to help damaged reefs...
The largest study ever conducted of its kind has identified where and how to save coral reef communities in the Indo-Pacific, according to an international group of scientists from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) and other conservation NGOs,...
The practice of trawling has devastated seamounts around the world and scientists have generally believed that an ecological recovery was unlikely. However, in the case of the Seamount Chain, there is a glimmer of hope. Link to the full article...
Small island developing states are the custodians of much of the world’s oceans. Through their exclusive economic zones, they control about 30% of all oceans and seas...But with limited capacity to fight the effects of climate change and...
A Pacific environmentalist says temperature rise could leave equatorial Pacific countries without their main protein source.Taholo Kami is calling for more research into how much temperature change reef fish species can sustain. Fiji's former...
The ecology of many coral reefs has changed markedly over recent decades in response to various combinations of local and global stressors. These ecological changes have important implications for the abundance of taxa that regulate the production...
Coral reefs underpin a range of ecosystem goods and services that contribute to the well‐being of millions of people. However, tropical coral reefs in the Anthropocene are likely to be functionally different from reefs in the past. In this...
The inherent complexity of high‐diversity systems can make them particularly difficult to understand. The relatively recent introduction of functional approaches, which seek to infer ecosystem functioning based on species’ ecological traits, has...
This is the second webinar in a series of three, following on from Finance Tools for Coral Reef Conservation: An Overview webinar and will be hosted by David Meyers of the Conservation Finance Alliance and Venkat Iyer of the UN Environment...
SPREP would like to call for tenders from qualified and experienced contractors/consultants/scientists to establish coral gardening and restoration activities in Tokelau and Kiribati. Click on the link below for further details.