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As the plight of sharks and rays around the world worsens, James Cook University and WWF have launched the first-ever guide aimed at getting the best out of areas designed to protect them, and avoiding the mistakes of the past.Click on the link...
An area of the South Island coast and ocean the size of Auckland is being tagged for marine protection under a proposal supported by two MPs. Click on the link to read the full article. 
The Plan and Initiative aim to support the protection and restoration of marine ecosystems while promoting inclusive livelihoods, in line with SDG 14 (life below water). Click on the link below to read the full article. 
A Cook Islands marine conservationist who received a global environmental award says she hopes it will bring more attention to protecting the Pacific Ocean. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
The inaugural meeting of the Cook Islands turtle society, Te Ara O Te Onu, was held on Wednesday to discuss the protection and conservation of turtles and elect its executive. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
Last year, Fisheries and Oceans Canada appointed an independent National Advisory Panel of experts to consult Canadians about marine protection standards. Following extensive consultations in all regions of the country, the Panel delivered its...
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 ...
Scientists have laid out a strategy to protect nearly a third of the world’s oceans by creating a massive network of sanctuaries. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
At least 30% of international waters could soon form part of a protected global network of marine reserves to help save sea life from extinction. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
The Pacific Community invites comprehensive proposals for the above consultancy. Click on the link below for further details.