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Difficulties in scaling up theoretical and experimental results have raised controversy over the consequences of biodiversity loss for the functioning of natural ecosystems. Using a global survey of reef fish assemblages, we show that in contrast to...
After a week of negotiations in Paris, the United Nations’ biodiversity science and body, the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), finalised the first global assessment of the state of planet’s...
The Forum will build on the success of the first OESF held in Brisbane, Australia in 2017, which raised the profile of the value of ecosystems in decision-making in the Oceania region. The 2019 OESF aims again to bring together policy-makers,...
Few places on our planet remain untouched by humans.The growing global demand for food, fibre, fuels, shelter and freshwater is driving the loss and degradation of natural forests, wetlands, coastal areas and other ecosystems. Click on the link...
SPREP Is Currently Seeking Interest From Suitable Qualified Individuals For The Following Vacancies: ISLAND AND OCEAN ECOSYSTEMS: 1) Project Manager, By-Catch And Integrated Ecosystem Management (International Recruitment) – New...
“We all seem to agree that biodiversity is the foundation for human health and wellness but ironically as human beings we are primarily responsible for destroying biodiversity - the very thing that we rely on for our survival and...
The Living Planet Report 2018 is the twelfth edition of the report and provides the scientific evidence to what nature has been telling us repeatedly: unsustainable human activity is pushing the planet’s natural systems that support life...
MPAs can play a significant role in addressing the threats facing the ocean. These areas can help boost ocean biodiversity, fisheries, and the economies that depend on them. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
A Fijian national has been appointed to a top role at the world’s largest environment network, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Click on the link below to read the full article, 
The United Nations Development Programme today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with an academic institution and stakeholders as partners for delivery of the Fiji Ridge to Reef Project.Click on the link below to read the full article.