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Automated cameras and other sensors deployed in the wild are transforming the way biologists monitor natural ecosystems and animal populations. These technologies can collect huge amounts of data, however, and conservation biologists are...
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. 
Long-term ecological monitoring of reef fish populations often requires the simultaneous collection of data on benthic habitats in order to account for the effects of these variables on fish assemblage structure. Here, we described an approach to...
Research published this week in Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation employs a new approach of combining two-dimensional and three-dimensional remotely sensed seascape models to more accurately identify complex reef ...
Australia’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) is the third largest maritime territory in the world. Monitoring its dynamics is fundamental to understanding and reporting on how the ocean is responding to human pressures and global environmental change....
Pure Ocean is looking for projects in five major areas of the world: Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean, Mediterranean Sea and polar regions.Click on the link below for further details. 
Biodiversity indicators are an essential tool for understanding and managing changes in biodiversity. In association with Stuart Anstee and Associates, and funded by the Proteus Partnership, UNEP-WCMC carried out a scoping study to understand the...
The Pacific Conservation Biology Journal has introduced a new type of article called "Field Notes". A Field Notes submission will revolve around a single high quality image of a species, observation, phenomena, or event that is of scientific...
Hydroacoustics allowed a single researcher to survey the fish population of a 17,600-acre preserve in Mexico in days. The technology could help small island states that are creating big marine protected areas but lack the resources to monitor them....
The IUCN Program on African Protected Areas and Conservation (PAPACO) have launched a new Masive Open Online Course (MOOC) on ecological monitoring. The course is made of 4 modules and can be done in 8 weeks, at your own pace. It is completely ...