Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association

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WIOMSA Policy Brief:Bridging the gap between science, management and decision-making

Policies guides decision-making of politicians and resource managers. Policies can also become entrenched in legislation. Policy-making often follow a cycle involving bringing an issue to the attention of policy makers (agenda setting), defining the different options to address that issue (formulation, based on data, information and knowledge), implementing actions to achieve goals (implementation); and assessing […]
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Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science -Vol 7, No 1 (2008)

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: From Farming to Fishing: Marine Resource Conservation and a New Generation of Fishermen, Observations of Seiching […]
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Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science -Vol 6, No 2 (2008)

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: Assessment of Heavy Metal Pollution in Sediment and Polychaete Worms from the Mzinga Creek and Ras […]
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Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science -Vol 6, No 1 (2008)

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: A Ten-year Period of Daily Sea Surface Temperature at a Coastal Station in Reunion Island, Indian […]
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Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science -Vol 5, No 2 (2006)

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: Biological and Chemical Study of Some Soft Corals and Sponges Collected in Mauritian Waters, Hydroids (Cnidaria, […]
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Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science -Vol 5, No 1 (2006)

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: Effect of Recreational Fish Feeding on Reef Fish Community Composition and Behaviour, Fecundity of the deep-water […]
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Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science -Vol 4, No 1 (2005)

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: Population Genetic Status of the Western Indian Ocean: What do we Know?, Preliminary investigations on the […]
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Tanzania Biodiversity Threats Assessment: Biodiversity Threats and Management Opportunities for Fumba, Bagamoyo, and Mkuranga

The Sustainable Coastal Communities and Ecosystems (SUCCESS) Program falls under the Congressional biodiversity earmark, where it fits under the secondary code. These are programs and activities – site based or not – that have biodiversity conservation as an explicit, but not primary objective. One criterion for such programs is that their activities must be defined […]
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