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Indian Ocean Community Conservation Handbook & Comic Series: 2) Marine Habitats

This handbook provides an overview of the major marine ecosystems present in the Western Indian Ocean. The text of this document provides general background information for the conservation field agent new to the marine environment or to community and civil society leaders without an extensive knowledge of marine science. This text may also serve as […]
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Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science – Vol 9, No 2 (2010)

The Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science (WIOJMS) provides an avenue for the wide dissemination of high quality research generated in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region. This journal issue covers an interesting array of articles such as: Phenology of Avicennia marina (Forsk.) Vierh. in a Disjunctly-zoned Mangrove Stand in Kenya, Diversity of the […]
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Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science -Vol 9, No 1 (2010)

The Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science (WIOJMS) provides an avenue for the wide dissemination of high quality research generated in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region. This journal issue covers an interesting array of articles such as: Monthly Variations in Sea Level at the Island of Zanzibar,Bioavailability of Sediment-bound Heavy Metals on the […]
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All about turtles. An education and awareness manual

The purpose of this manual is to provide information, procedures and guidance for sea turtle conservation activities in Kenya. Awareness and education activities described in the manual should be carried out in collaboration with government agencies mandated to manage and protect the marine sea turtles. This manual shall give you insights about sea turtles and […]
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Yote Kuhusu Kasa. Mwongozo wa elimu na uhamasisho

Kusudi la mwongozo huu ni kutoa habari , taratibu na mwongozo wa shughuli za kuhifadhi kasa wa bahari nchini Kenya. Shughuli za uhamasisho na elimu zinazoelezwa katika mwongozo huu lazima zitekelezwe kwa ushirikiano wa mashirika ya kiserikali ambayo yameruhusiwa kusimamia na kulinda kasa wa bahari. Mwongozo huu utakupatia undani zaidi kuhusu kasa wa bahari na […]
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Understanding the Human Dimensions in the Management of Coastal and Marine Resources in the WIO Region

Understanding the Human Dimensions in the Management of Coastal and Marine Resources in the WIO Region
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Jambiani, Managing our coasts: Planning for sustainable coastal livelihoods at Jambiani, Zanzibar

Degradation of the coastal environment and resources has been of concern on the east coast of Zanzibar for a long time. Traditional approaches to this problem have yet to achieve the intended goal of securing livelihoods on a degrading coastline. Involvement of the communities in deciding on actions and interventions is an important aspect for […]
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Environmental Management Systems – Best Practices – Implementation Manual

The survival of the tourism industry in the long term requires that all concerned (hoteliers, private sector, Institutions, NGOs, Authorities, Operators in the Tourism & Hospitality, the public and coastal communities) take the required actions for sustainable utilization of our natural resources so that the population and economy of partner countries may continue to benefit […]
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WIOMSA Magazine – Issue No.4: June 2010

This is a Fourth issue of the WIOMSA Magazine. The Issue contains very interesting articles covering different interesting topics such as; Buying time for corals; Coral reef crisis; Marine Protected Areas and climate change; and many more articles
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Fishers´ migration along the Kenyan coast Implications for management of coastal fisheries

This policy brief has been developed following a regional research project designed to compile data on fishers’ movements, the drivers behind these movements and the impacts on host communities. The research was commissioned by the Marine Science for Management (MASMA) programme, under WIOMSA (Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association), to investigate fishers’ migrations within and […]
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