Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association

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WIOMSA Magazine – Issue No.8: December 2015

The theme for the 8th Issue is “People Power: Role played by non-state actors in management of the coastal and marine environment in the WIO region”. The term ‘Non-state actors’ embraces a huge diversity of institutions but for the purpose of this WIOMSA Magazine Issue, it includes the private sector, non-governmental organizations and community-based organizations. […]
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WIOMSA Magazine – Issue No.7: May 2015

The Seventh Issue of the WIOMSA Magazine: People and the Environment is out! The theme of the Issue is “Making a Difference: Restoration of Habitats and Species – Experiences from the WIO Region”. The 7th Issue has been edited by the Guest Editor, Lawrence Sisitka of Rhodes University, South Africa, and features the following articles: […]
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WIOMSA Magazine – Issue No.6: October 2013

The Sixth Issue of the WIOMSA Magazine: People and the Environment is out! The theme of the Issue is ‘ Marine Protected Areas and Tourism: Making MPAs Self Sustaining.’
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WIOMSA Magazine – Issue No.5: October 2012

The Fifth Issue of the WIOMSA Magazine: People and the Environment is out! The theme of the Issue is ‘ Community Based Marine Conservation and Management Initiatives in the Western Indian Ocean’ and many more articles
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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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WIOMSA Newsbrief – September and December 2018 – Volume 23, No.3&4

We are pleased to present the September – December 2018 WIOMSA Newsbrief which covers an interesting array of articles including: Network of women scientists elects new leaders WIOMSA is putting the sci into science once again 39th WIOMSA Board of Trustees meeting in Seychelles New publications New Country Coordinators Science to Policy Platform takes off at COP 9 WIOMSA participates in the first GMES & Africa Forum Progress […]
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WIOMSA Magazine – Issue No.3: December 2009

The Third Issue of the WIOMSA Magazine: People and the Environment is out! The theme of the Issue is ‘ After Copenhagen, what is next, Volunteers track Humpback Whales’ and many more articles.
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WIOMSA Magazine – Issue No.2: June 2009

This is a second issue of the WIOMSA Magazine contains very interesting articles covering different topics such as; Meet the junior ecoguards; Dynamite fishing out of hand; Piracy, poverty and power; Snap shot from the Seychelles MPAs; and many more articles
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WIOMSA Magazine – Issue No.1: October 2007

The First Issue of the WIOMSA Magazine: People and the Environment is out! It has many interesting articles such as; Protection, Management and Development of the Coastal and Marine Environment in the Western Indian Ocean Region: The WIO-LaB Project Economic Development and the Environment Go Hand in Hand Trading the environment in the Marketplace Fish […]
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Sharks and Rays – A Field Guide to Common Elasmobranchs of East Africa

Elasmobranchs (sharks and rays) are among the most fascinating but also the most unknown and misunderstood animals of our oceans. With nearly 200 species recorded, the East African region is a major hotspot for sharks and rays in the world. However, very little is known about their status, distribution, and taxonomy, whereas a large number […]
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