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The Special Issue of the WIO Journal of Marine Science entitled “Coral reefs of Mauritius in a changing global climate” is out. This issue comprises of some of the papers presented during the Ninth University of Mauritius Research Week (UoM RW) held from 19-23 September 2016. Download the full Issue.  
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We are pleased to present the June 2017 WIOMSA Newsbrief which among others include the article on new WIOMSA logo. With WIOMSA celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2018, what a better way to start marking this milestone than introducing a new brand identity for the Association! The issue also includes articles on WIOMSA participation in...
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WCS coral expert finds that some reefs were less sensitive to warming water over time Eleven species became less while one species became more sensitive to temperature change Study compares extremely warm years of 1998 and 2016 Study appears in the journal Marine Ecology Progress Series NEW YORK (May 2, 2017) – A new WCS...
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By Wanjohi Kabukuru [Chale Peninsula, Kenya] On a general talk, it appears as if the Gazi project was initiated a few years ago. However after spending a few days in this rural outpost is when one realises that the project is a culmination of years of determined study and quiet determination by a quiet researcher...
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This is to announce the release of a new coastal adaptation language – the Coastal Hazard Wheel. The Coastal Hazard Wheel is available as a new UNEP publication, as scientific background papers and as a global coastal classification app. It is taken forward by an international partnership of leading knowledge institutions and all information can...
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We are pleased to present the March 2017 WIOMSA Newsbrief which covers an interesting array of articles including: Decisions of the WIOMSA Board of Trustees, a new MASMA funded project, ESTUARIZE, articles from recently completed PhDs from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, and a MARG Grantee article. Enjoy the read. Download the full issue.
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The 37th issue of the SPC Beche-de-mer Information Bulletin has 23 original articles and reports on the biodiversity, fisheries, aquaculture and trade of sea cucumbers in various regions, including Papua New Guinea, Philippines, China, Brazil and Nicaragua; sea cucumber symbionts; the reproduction of some sea cucumber species; and the development of methods to better study...
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The research vessel Dr Fridtjof Nansen operates within the EAF-Nansen Project of FAO, and carries out fish resources and ecosystems surveys in the maritime waters of developing countries, particularly in Africa. The Project has produced a flyer taht announce the launch of a book on survey results planned for May this year. The book itself will,...
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WIOMSA is pleased on announce a sale on some of its Books. WIOMSA, as a knowledge organization, has over the years produced a number of publications in the form of general knowledge books, manuals and field guides. These publications cover different topics of both educational and research interest such as climate change and its impacts, mangrove...
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Study finds that most valuable predatory fish in reef systems can only survive with modest catch quotas Fisheries need sensible management to remain productive   Study Link: http://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(16)31325-2 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2016.10.062 Suggested Tweet: https://twitter.com/WCSNewsroom/status/819667513906753537   New York (January 12, 2017) – Fishing is fundamentally altering the food chain in coral reefs and putting dual pressures on...
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President
Dr Jacqueline Uku
Kenya Marine and Fisheries
Research Institute (KMFRI)
PO Box 81651, Mombasa
80100 KENYA
jacquiuku@gmail.com

Vice President
Dr Pascale Chabanet
l’Institut de Recherche pour
le Développement,CS 41095
97495 Ste Clotilde cedex,
La Reunion, FRANCE
pascale.chabanet@ird.fr

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