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WIOMSA Newsbrief – September/October 2019

Read the latest issue of the WIOMSA Newsbrief which features articles on  various marine litter initiatives in the region, the development of the Western Indian Ocean Governance Strategy, news from the cities and coasts and MARG project grantees,  meetings and workshops that have taken place in the region, the release of  WIO Journal of Marine Science Volume 18 […]
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WIOMSA Annual Report – 2018

The WIOMSA Annual report for 2018 is out!  As 2018 marked WIOMSA’s 25th Anniversary, the Annual report features an inspiring ” Word from the WIOMSA President”chronicling the key success factors and major achievements of WIOMSA and the new directions for the Association. The report outlines the projects and activities that the Association undertook in 2018 including […]
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WIOMSA Newsbrief – June/July 2019 – Volume 24, No.2

Read the latest WIOMSA Newsbrief, which rounds up what happened during the 11th WIOMSA Scientific Symposium, news, and events. In this edition we feature articles from the 11th WIOMSA Scientific Symposium that recently took place in Mauritius as well as articles on Dr Jacqueline Uku´s N.K. Panikkar Memorial Lecture, MARG-I outcomes, meetings and workshops that […]
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Usimamamizi wa Kijamii wa Rasilimali za Bahari: Muongozo kwa Wanajamii wa Nchi za Kenya na Tanzania

Muongozo huu ambao unapatikana kwa lugha zote mbili za Kiingereza na Kiswahili umepangwa kutoa mwongozo kwa wanajamii na watumizi wa rasilimali ambao wangependa kusimamia rasilimali zao kwa kuanzisha mikakati ya usimamizi wa kijamii  wa maeneo ya mwambao na rasilimali za baharini. Haijadhamiriwa uwe muongozo unaokwenda hatua kwa hatua lakini ni kama utangulizi wa mifano muhimu […]
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Local Management of Marine Resources: A Guide for Communities in Kenya and Mainland Tanzania

This guide available in both English and Kiswahili, has been designed to provide guidance to community members and resource users who wish to manage their own natural resources by developing a strategy for local management of their coastal areas and marine resources. It is meant not as a comprehensive step-by-step guide, but rather as an […]
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Offshore Fisheries of the Southwest Indian Ocean: their status and the impact on vulnerable species

The South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Project has culminated in 2015 in the production of a comprehensive publication Offshore fisheries of the Southwest Indian Ocean: their status and the impact on vulnerable species produced by the Oceanographic Research Institute (ORI). The report provides a valuable benchmark on the current knowledge of offshore fisheries in the […]
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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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WIOMSA Newsbrief – March 2019 – Volume 24, No.1

Read the latest WIOMSA Newsbrief, which rounds up new projects, news, and events. Some of the highlights of the Newsbrief include the launch of the WiMS website, monitoring ocean acidification in the WIO region and the launch of Miji Bora Project. We also feature the historic maiden voyage of the FlipFlopi, a profile of Refiloe Mofokeng’s work on plastics, and Rima Beesoo’s […]
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Mangroves of the Western Indian Ocean: Status and Management

The WIO mangroves cover about 1 million ha, which is just about 5% of the global mangrove coverage. Almost 90% of these mangroves are found in four countries, namely Mozambique, Madagascar, Tanzania and Kenya; with the most expansive mangrove forests in these countries occurring in deltas and estuaries. This book is an outlook of the […]
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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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