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Wildlife Conservation Society has created a Virtual Reality video on reefs in Tanzania that was released on World Ocean’s Day. The video is narrated by Dr. Nyawira Muthiga. When viewing the video, please use the arrows at the top to scroll around and see the reef in 360 degrees. View the video here!  
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The IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas Programme, in partnership with WIOMSA, has opened a call for applications to be a member of the Expert Assessment Group for the Green List (EAGL) for the West Indian Ocean Region. Further details are attached regarding the IUCN Green List, the benefits and responsibilities of being...
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The Nairobi Convention and WIOMSA have partnered to launch the Western Indian Ocean Marine Protected Areas Managers Network (WIOMPAN) on World Oceans Day. WIOMPAN is a platform where MPA managers, community members, and scientists can collaborate, share cross-project knowledge and learning, and exchange information, experiences and resources to support management of MPAs in the WIO region. To officially launch the...
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WIOMSA and the Nairobi Convention cordially invite you to the launch of the Western Indian Ocean Marine Protected Areas Management Network (WIOMPAN).  WIOMPAN is a platform where MPA managers, community members, and scientists can collaborate, share cross-project knowledge and learning, and exchange information, experiences and resources to support management of MPAs in the WIO region. ...
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WIOMSA would like to welcome you to the Virtual Early Career Ocean Professional Day (V. ECOP Day) which will take place on 1st -2nd June 2021 as a 24h livestream event. WIOMSA has prepared two events to celebrate VECOP 2021! A webinar organized by early career professionals of the WIO and a session on Oceans...
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The Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute, the Kenya National Commission for UNESCO and the UNESCO Regional Office for eastern Africa invite you to a virtual live stream event to celebrate World Oceans Day 2021 on 8th June 2021 at 8.30-13.30 HRS EAT. Join in discussions on sensitizing stakeholders on threats to ocean health, opportunities,...
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This is not your traditional scientific conference – WIOGEN aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and policy makers to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Ocean Governance in the Western Indian Ocean. It will provide an interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to meaningfully network and...
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WIOMSA would like to welcome you to the Virtual Early Career Ocean Professional Day (V.ECOP Day) which will take place on 1st – 2nd June 2021 as a 24hr livestream event. On the 2nd of June 2021 at 10:00 to 12:00 EAT you can visit the WIOMSA virtual booth which will be showcasing presentations about...
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Register for a virtual training event – The WIO Benthic Imagery Workshop 30th August to the 3 September 2021! Researchers/technicians/students from the WIO region interested in benthic research are invited to register for a virtual training event. Hosted by the DFFE and sponsored by WIOMSA through its Marine and Coastal Management Programme, the virtual training...
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The survey is developed by Dr. Paris Stefanoudis and colleagues at the University of Oxford and they would be very grateful for your help!  Are you working, or have you worked on the design, designation and/or management of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in any of the following countries: Comoros, Kenya, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa (Indian...
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President
Dr. Jacqueline Uku
Kenya Marine and Fisheries
Research Institute (KMFRI)
P.O. Box 81651, Mombasa 80100 KENYA
juku988@gmail.com

Vice President
Prof. Ranjeet Bhagooli
Faculty of Science
University of Mauritius
Reduit 80837
MAURITIUS
r.bhagooli@uom.ac.mu

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