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Traditional Marine Resource Management and Knowledge Information Bulletin
The Secretariat of the Pacific Community has released the latest issue of the SPC Traditional Marine Resource Management and Knowledge Information Bulletin #37 with two relevant publications from the Malaita...
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Protecting Sharks: Publications from Marine Wildlife Watch of the Philippines
The Philippines is the only country in the world where sharks are not protected. Marine Wildlife Watch of the Philippines (MWWP) shares some crucial information on how we can make...
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What can I do to protect coral reefs?
Even if you live far from coral reefs, you can have an impact on reef health and conservation. Coral reefs play a vital role in sustaining the health of our...
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Improving Human and Environmental Conditions Through the Coral Triangle Initiative: Progress and Challenges
This paper examines the outcomes of the USCTI (United States Coral Triangle Initiative) documented through the Learning Project (LP) — a collaborative, interdisciplinary project capturing lessons learned from USCTI and...
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Gender Statistics for the Pacific and Timor-Leste
Key gender statistics provide a snapshot of gender issues in the Pacific region and Timor-Leste. This booklet promotes the use of gender statistics for evidence-based policy making and monitoring progress...
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Economics of Climate Change in the Pacific: Vulnerability of Island Nations
An ADB study details the potential costs of climate change in the Pacific, including modeling of future climate over the region, assessments of impacts on agriculture, fisheries, tourism, and human...
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A Guide to Evaluating Marine Spatial Plans
A Guide to Evaluating Marine Spatial Plans
The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO has published a new guide on Marine Spatial Planning entitled “A guide to Evaluating Marine Spatial Plans” (IOC Manual and Guide No 70, ICAM...
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A fishing family off the island of Atauro, Timor-Leste. (Photo by WorldFish)
Climate Change in Coral Triangle of the Pacific Countries: Supporting Communities to Adapt
Increasing land and sea temperatures, rising sea levels, changing rainfall patterns, and ocean acidification will likely exacerbate challenges to food and water security and poverty reduction in the Coral Triangle...
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What is Coral Bleaching?
When corals are stressed by changes in conditions such as temperature, light, or nutrients, they expel the symbiotic algae living in their tissues, causing them to turn completely white. Warmer...
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Adapting to a Changing Climate: Guide to Local Early Action Planning (LEAP) and Management Planning
Adapting to a Changing Climate: Guide to Local Early Action Planning (LEAP) and Management Planning
This guide is designed for practitioners working within and with local governments and communities that normally facilitate capacity development at the community or local level. The guide was developed to...
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