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A new publication on Information access and knowledge exchange in co-managed coral reef fisheries is now out! This publication might be useful for researchers and managers interested in knowing how information is accessed and shared amongst marine and coastal resources users. The publication is one of the outputs from the collaboration with Dr. Michele Barnes ARC Centre of...
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The Nairobi Convention in collaboration with the IUCN-chaired Ocean Acidification international Reference User Group (OAiRUG) and the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) are organizing the Indian Ocean Regional Ocean Acidification workshop that will be held in Zanzibar, Tanzania on 28th and 29th October, 2019. Applications to attend the workshop are invited from regional...
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This week a new publication on “Social–environmental drivers inform strategic management of coral reefs in the Anthropocene” by Darling et al, was published in the Nature Ecology and Evolution Journal. Over 80 marine scientists has worked together analysing 2500 reef systems across 44 countries.  From the press release by the Wildlife Conservation Society: A NEW...
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Every three years since 1981 the World Association of Copepodologists (WAC) holds an international conference called the International Conference on Copepoda or the “ICOC.” These have become the most important global gatherings for all researchers and students of copepods. Each conference gives participants the chance to meet fellow researchers, talk with students and experts, borrow...
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WIOMSA was established as a regional, non-profit, membership organization in 1993 and registered in Zanzibar, Tanzania in 1994 as a non-governmental organization. This means that WIOMSA this year celebrates 25 years. In honour of this WIOMSA has produced a 25-year anniversary video. In this video, you will be able to meet some of the persons...
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The First Issue of the Symposium Newsletter is out with several interesting articles and important announcements. The deadline for submission of articles for Issue 2 of the WIOMSA Symposium newsletter is 2nd July 2019. Send your articles and photos to secretary@wiomsa.org. Download the full issue.
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We will be producing two issues of Symposium Newsletter, prior to and during the Symposium as we did in the previous symposia. The objective of the Newsletter is to provide an avenue for participants and interested parties to communicate information to delegates on news items, book launches, bursaries, courses, student adverts, invitations to special sessions,...
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World Ocean’s day is fast approaching! This week we will share some short articles from current grantees under WIOMSA’s MASMA and MARG programmes.  Secret garden under the sea, what are we doing to conserve them? Article by: Blandina Lugendo Seagrasses, the flowering plants of the sea. Like land (terrestrial) plants, seagrasses are among key components...
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Quirimbas National Park, northern Mozambique, photo by Romy Chevallier Uniting around a global call to see oceans managed more sustainably, more than 500 people will gather in Maputo this week (23-24 May 2019) to attend an international oceans conference hosted by the Government of Mozambique. Envisaged to become a biennial event, this international dialogue will...
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The deadline for submitting applications for the position of Executive Secretary has been extended 17 May 2019. For more details about the position, please download the detailed TORs.
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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

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