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This is the second webinar in a series of three, following on from Finance Tools for Coral Reef Conservation: An Overview webinar and will be hosted by David Meyers of the Conservation Finance Alliance and Venkat Iyer of the UN Environment...
New Zealand’s marine and coastal environments have significant ecological, economic, cultural and social value, but they face many threats. Disjointed legislation and considerable knowledge gaps limit our ability to effectively manage marine...
The best way to protect corals threatened by climate change is to conserve a wide range of their habitats, according to a study in Nature Climate Change. The finding likely applies to conservation efforts for many other species in the ocean and...
Official documents show fishing companies, including Talleys, threatened legal action against the government over proposed seabed protection in the South Pacific. Click on the link below to read the full article.
One of the foremost strategies for the recovery of marine ecosystems that has proven successful in other countries is the establishment of marine reserves. By protecting all marine life within a marine reserve, fish and lobsters grow older and...
The island of Mangaia was blessed with a warm and sunny day for the start of its first official fishing competition.There were special categories for the mamas, papas and pepes, and excited kids took part in reef-fishing with their bamboo rods....
A workshop attended by community leaders and fisheries experts last week poked holes in the idea that the Marae Moana Act, which prioritises conservation in the Cook Islands’ marine space, restricts the country’s earning potential. Click on the link...
Jacqueline Evans, a marine conservationist from the Cook Islands, has received a Goldman Environmental Prize for helping to lead a campaign to protect her island country’s waters. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
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.