The Locally Managed Marine Area (LMMA) Network has launched an ambitious €4.4 million (US$5.1 million) project in partnership with the Pacific Community (SPC), aiming to bring decades of learning from community-based marine management efforts to scale in the Pacific Islands.
The Pacific Community's annual tuna tagging expedition is underway in the central Pacific. The seven week research mission monitors the health of the largest tuna fishery in the world, which is vital to the economic well-being of the Pacific. SPC principal fisheries scientist Simon Nicol said the
A virtual talanoa hosted by the Pacific Community exposed how constitutional rights of the individual could be at odds with indigenous practices...The discussions were based around the findings of a recent legal study on human rights in Pacific coastal fisheries and aquaculture.
A milestone has been reached by the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) and the Pacific Community (SPC) following the successful completion of an agreement between the two organisations for the exchange of maritime boundaries data.
The Pacific Community invites comprehensive proposals for the above consultancy. Click on the link below for further details.
World Tuna Day, May 2, is an opportunity to acknowledge one of the most widely consumed fish in the world, and reflect on how to protect it for future generations.