All roads lead to #WIOMSA 2022! WIOMSA is pleased to open a call for articles for the 12th WIOMSA Symposium Newsletter. Do you have an upcoming presentation, book launch, special session, exhibition or mini symposium? The Symposium Newsletter is the perfect platform to highlight your event. Email with your article (no more than 500...
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As part of the MAEO project (Observatory of Elasmobranchs within the Mascarene Archipelago), ARBRE association and the FFESSM commissions “Underwater Environment and Bio” and “Underwater Photo-Video”, in partnership with La Réunion Marine Protected Area and Sciences Réunion, are launching an international underwater photo contest on the theme “Elasmobranchs and large pelagics“. This contest, open to...
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We risk losing 75% to 90% of the remaining coral reefs. Our window of opportunity for saving the corals is rapidly closing and we need innovative technical solutions and large-scale wide interventions. The G20 Coral Research & Development Accelerator Platform (CORDAP) has launched its first funded call for proposals to make an impact in filling...
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Sustainable Seas Trust will be hosting an interactive Training Workshop on the methods described in its newly released Sample Preparation Manual for the analysis of plastic-related pollutants, such as heavy metals and bisphenols. The manual has specifically been designed to provide SIMPLE, DETAILED and VISUAL step-by-step protocols ideal for early career researchers. If this is you, the manual is aimed to assist you in...
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The Coastal Fishes of the Western Indian Ocean will be officially launched online at the Annual Smith Memorial Lecture TIME: 18h00 SOUTH AFRICAN STANDARD TIME DATE: 29 SEPTEMBER 2022 REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT:–rqDIqE9FXhIt4AoUWdD-aaiDK0LLE Detailed information and programme to follow ALL LINKS WILL GO LIVE DURING THE EVENT Coastal Fishes of the Western Indian Ocean follows...
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The Network of Women in Marine Science (WiMS) is pleased to invite participants to the 12th WIOMSA Symposium participants to a cocktail event on Sunday, 9 October from 19:30 at the Board Walk Convention Centre, South Africa. Please join WiMS in a pre-Symposium event to celebrate the achievements of the WiMS community, meet and greet...
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 Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science 21 (1) is out! The issue contains the following 10 articles : Abundance, spatial distribution and threats to Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) in an Important Marine Mammal Area in Tanzania Magreth P. Kasuga, Modest D. Varisanga, Tim R.B. Davenport, Narriman Jiddawi, Gill T. Braulik 1-14 Use of...
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A Call for applications for the Summer School  on “Generating impact in complex natural resource contexts: co-design and development of transdisciplinary research projects”  is open. 24 October – 1 November 2022 | online Target group: PhD candidates and post-doctoral scientists This 1.5 week summer school will be all about collaboration in a Global North/South setting and...
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The 2022 call for applications for an Early-Career Scientist (ECS) to join the SCOR Executive Committee is still open for a few more days! The ECS in the SCOR Executive Committee will help reaching out to the broader early-career community and get it involved into SCOR activities. Position Description: The early-career scientist will have the same...
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A special edition of the WIOMSA Newsbrief has been published. The purpose of the issue is to notify WIOMSA members about the approaching election for the WIOMSA Board of Trustees. The term of the current Board is coming to an end in October 2022. The process of electing the new board began in April 2022...
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Dr. Jacqueline Uku
Kenya Marine and Fisheries
Research Institute (KMFRI)
P.O. Box 81651, Mombasa 80100 KENYA

Vice President
Prof. Ranjeet Bhagooli
Faculty of Science
University of Mauritius
Reduit 80837

Prof. Yunus Mgaya
National Institute of Medical Research (NIMR)
P.O. Box 9653
Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA