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In total, more than a dozen Pacific countries and territories have committed to designating and implementing strong ocean sanctuaries that restrict all commercial fishing. Click on the luink below to read the full article. 
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...
MNRE reconfirmed that Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) or Ocean Planning is an important tool for ocean management for the Pacific Island countries where ~98% of the area is ocean, and where livelihoods, food security, cultural wellbeing, and economic...
Coral reefs in protected areas that regulate fishing and pollution have declined to the same extent as reef systems in unprotected areas, according to recent research.
As part of a collaboration with small island developing states, four fishery officers were a part of patrols around Fiji and the island nations of Kiribati, Tokelau, Vanuatu, and Tuvalu for two weeks in January...Click on the link below to read the...
Remarks made by the Pacific Forum’s secretary general Dame Meg Taylor at a recent conference on high seas biodiversity are perfectly timed and signal a considerable challenge for small island developing states (SIDS) in the Pacific. Click on the...
Thanks to a funding grant from the New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO, Ngati Kuri and Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum will host a marine conservation forum: Taiātea – Gathering of Oceans in March 2019. Click on...
The Pacific Blue Belt Project successfully completed its final activities in November 2018. These activities included implementing ten coral fragmentation restoration structures and providing training for four underwater educational trails in French...
In this edition of the Contest we expect from participants to use any type of visual arts to present a story of “their sea”. Click on the link below for further details.
A little over a year after David Attenborough warned in Blue Planet II that marine habitats are being destroyed, the UK government's "blue belt" initiative shows progress in protecting endangered waters. Click on the link below to read the full...