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Demonstrating the remarkable power of collaboration and big thinking that Palau so often exhibits, in 2016 a diverse partnership produced the nation’s 1st National Environment Symposium. The event brought together conservation groups, national...
Scientists are developing a prediction system that uses historical records of fishing activity and satellite observations of oceanographic conditions to direct surveillance patrols in the Republic of Palau. Click on the link below to read the full...
Working with Pacific island countries to report to the various multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs) such as the Convention on Biological Diversity, an objective of the Inform Project is to address the on-going challenge of compiling high-...
The technical workshop brought together key stakeholders:  state-based protected area managers, the Palau Conservation Society, Palau PAN Office, The Nature Conservancy Palau and Palau National Marine Sanctuary and enabled them to share and...
The government of Palau is partnering with the Palau International Coral Reef Center (PICRC) and the Stanford Ocean Solutions to co-develop science-based policy recommendations and options supporting the implementation of the Palau National Marine...
Despite a fishing ban from December 2020, Palau will allow Japanese fishermen to continue catching skipjack tuna in the Pacific nation's waters. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
Pristine coastal wetland Peleliu Lkes has been treasured in local art and culture for centuries, and acts as a refuge for Endangered shorebirds such as the Far Eastern Curlew. However, the time-honoured bond between people and nature is threatened...
This study is one of the first of its kind to document the near-immediate response of fishing activity to fine-scale physical ocean conditions over many years, and even changes associated with an El Niño event. As the scientific community is...
According to the Global Shark Conservation, the three island nations are among 67 governments co-sponsoring one or more proposals leading up to this year's conference of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species, also known as...
Island Conservation’s Palau Program Manager, Loyola Darius, shares the story of recovery on Ngeanges Island and Kayangel Atoll after the removal of invasive rats. Click on the link to read the full article.