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WIOMSA Newsbrief- June 2022

In this issue of the WIOMSA Newsbrief, we cover the UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon, the African Marine Waste Network conference “Towards Zero Plastics to the Seas of Africa,” and […]
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The United Nations Ocean Decade for Africa: the science we need for the ocean we want in Africa

“The United Nations Ocean Decade for Africa: the science we need for the ocean we want in Africa” booklet  has been published by the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association […]
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WIOMSA Newsbrief – April 2022

The  Newsbrief features some insightful stories from WIOMSA and partners in the region. We have showcased the  launch of the Climate Change Policy and Adaptation Planning for Mombasa County Government, […]
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Economic consequences of unmanaged plastics and economic opportunities in the Western Indian Ocean: steps toward action plans

This paper is the second of the three interrelated studies focusing on environment, human health, and economics. More specifically, it aims to review and evaluate: (i) The economic consequences of […]
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A Review of Marine Plastic Litter in the Western Indian Ocean Region: Effectiveness of measures undertaken and opportunities

In 2020, the Nairobi Convention and WIOMSA through the Group of Experts on Marine Litter and Microplastics commissioned three inter-related regional assessments on the status of marine litter and microplastics; […]
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Marine Plastic Litter in the WIO Region: Status, implications on the environment, human populations and effectiveness of measures and opportunities. A Synthesis Report

In 2020, the Nairobi Convention and WIOMSA through the Group of Experts on Marine Litter and Microplastics commissioned three inter-related regional assessments on the status of marine litter and microplastics; […]
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