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Communities dependent on natural resources for food and livelihoods are extremely vulnerable to climate change and its impacts. Tropical cyclones are a frequent occurrence in the Pacific and can have devastating impacts on coastal communities,...
From Thailand to Alaska, the battle to tap ever-dwindling resources from minerals to fish is spurring new conflicts over who has the right to the treasures of the deep seas. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
FAO is currently seeking a long term consultant in support to the Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System – FIRMS  http://firms.fao.org/ with skills in marine biology and information management. Interested candidates should apply to...
FAO is seeking applications from suitably qualified individuals for the position of Fisheries Officer, responsible for capture fisheries statistics to work in the FAO Statistics and Information Branch of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Department (FI...
There is nothing quite like experiencing the reality of a small island/large ocean state to gain a true appreciation of its vulnerability and the remarkable resilience of its people. In the context of today's climate crisis, the islands of the...
Millions of pounds’ worth of funding to tackle global overfishing and protect coral reefs will be announced at a major conference in Indonesia this week.Click on the link below to read the full article. 
We conducted a seafood VCA for the coral reef grouper (Epinephelidae) fishery in Fiji with the goal of understanding the distribution of value gained from grouper along the trade chain, from fisher to consumer. Click on the link below to access...
This report was a collaboration Science and Conservation of Fish Aggregations, University of Hong Kong, Fiji Ministry of Fisheries, Wildlife Conservation Society, and the University of British Columbia (Canada).We conducted a seafood VCA for...
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. 
 ...as population growth in the region reaches 70 percent and cities and towns expand along island coastlines, waste, especially untreated sewage, has become a dire threat to coastal waters and their fisheries. Click on the link below to read...