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WIOMSA Newsbrief – September 2021

Read all the compelling stories in the latest issue of the WIOMSA Newsbrief! Here’s what we have featured in the September Newsbrief: the winners of the 2021 WIOMSA  awards; the […]
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The State of Ocean Governance in the Western Indian Ocean Region

Even though our oceans feed and employ us, produce half of the oxygen on earth, help regulate our climate, and are rich with ingredients for life-saving medicines, they are being […]
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Guidelines for the Assessment of Environmental Flows in the Western Indian Ocean Region

For many communities living in the Western Indian Ocean region, rivers are an essential resource for food, employment, and energy. A new publication, Guidelines for the Assessment of Environmental Flows in […]
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WIOMSA Magazine – Issue No.13: August 2021

This issue is inspired by the Western Indian Ocean Marine Protected Areas Management Network (WIOMPAN). It features marine conservation in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region; practitioners share their experiences, […]
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Western Indian Ocean (WIO) Marine Protected Areas Outlook

The Western Indian Ocean region has declared 143* marine and coastal areas as protected – an area covering 553,163 square kilometers, representing 7 percent of the total Exclusive Economic Zone […]
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Guidelines on Mangrove Ecosystem Restoration for the Western Indian Ocean Region

The purpose of preparing this Guidelines on Mangrove Ecosystem Restoration for the WIO Region is to provide the information that will help ensure successful mangrove restoration projects within the WIO […]
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Guidelines for Seagrass Ecosystem Restoration in the Western Indian Ocean Region

Although governments acknowledge the importance of seagrass, restoration efforts have not kept pace with increasing degradation of this vital habitat. The new Guidelines on Seagrass Ecosystem Restoration for the Western Indian […]
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Exercises in Marine Biodiversity and Ecology: A Training Manual using the Intertidal Habitats of the WIO region

The manual has been co-authored by Jose Paula (University of Lisbon); Salomao Bandeira (University of Eduardo Mondlane); Daudi Msangameno (University of Dar es Salaam) and Henrique Queiroga (University of Aveiro). Deriving its […]
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WIOMSA Newsbrief – June 2021

This has been an exciting quarter for WIOMSA and  partners on many fronts. Here is what we are sharing in the June 2021 WIOMSA Newsbrief! We celebrated World Oceans Day […]
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WIOMSA Newsbrief – March 2021

The March 2021 issue of the WIOMSA Newsbrief is a bumper edition filled with informative news on the recently concluded regional Science to Policy meeting convened by the Nairobi Convention […]
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