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People, Nature and Research in Chwaka Bay, Zanzibar, Tanzania

This publication is designed as a resource book that summarizes the wealth of information available from research conducted in the Bay. The publication is about the biology, ecology, physical and geological features as well as natural resources and management of Chwaka bay. It also deals with how people living in the surrounding villages interact with their […]
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Regional Overview of Physical Alteration and Destruction of Habitats (PADH) in the Western Indian Ocean region

This regional overview report presents an assessment of: the importance of the three main priority areas for action (Coastal tourism; mangroves mining/sediment movement; ports and land reclamation and damming of rivers) on the social and economic well-being of the countries of the region; national legislation (laws, regulations, decrees, standards, etc.) relevant to the three main […]
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Regional State of Coast Report for the western Indian Ocean (WIO)

The Regional State of Coast Report for the western Indian Ocean (WIO) is the first comprehensive regional synthesis to provide insights into the enormous economic potential around the WIO, the consequential demand for marine ecosystem goods and services to match the increasing human population, the pace and scale of environmental changes taking place in the […]
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Adapting to Climate Change and Enhancing Resilience – A guide to building adaptive capacity and resilience to the impacts of climate change in coastal urban areas

This climate change adaptation guide offers political and technical leaders practical guidance on why it is necessary to respond to climate change and how to develop associated adaptation plans and actions. It provides a comprehensive overview of key climate change adaptation issues of relevance to African local governments and offers tangible examples of good practice. […]
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Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science -Volume 17, No 2 (2018)

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: Mangrove cover change detection in the Rufiji Delta in Tanzania; Growth rates of Eucheuma denticulatum and […]
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Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science – Vol 15, No 1 (2016)

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: Current status of sea turtle protection in Lamu Seascape, Kenya: Trends in nesting, nest predation and […]
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Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science -Vol 14, No 1&2 (2015)

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: Seasonal fluctuations in photochemical efficiency of Symbiodinium harbored by three reef-building corals that differ in bleaching […]
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Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science -Vol 13, No 2 (2014)

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:: Annual to Inter-Decadal Variability of Surface Air Temperature along the Coast of Tanzania, Meiofaunal response to […]
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Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science -Vol 12, No 2 (2013)

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: Changing Livelihoods in the Coastal Zone of the Western Indian Ocean and East Africa, Interplay between […]
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Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science -Vol 12, No 1 (2013)

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: Polychaeta community in peri-urban equatorial and subtropical mangroves of East Africa,Distribution, abundance and ecology of the […]
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