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2023 UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP 28)

WIO Marine Protected Area Outlook Launch

The Nairobi Convention and WIOMSA are pleased to announce the launch of the Western Indian Ocean Marine Protected Areas Outlook, a new publication from UNEP / Nairobi Convention and WIOMSA that examines the current and future status of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) on a regional level. It documents progress made by countries in the WIO […]

One Ocean Science Event

In the last few years, the scientific community, policy-makers, business, and civil society have worked together to raise awareness of the rapid degradation of the ocean. The science has proven that the ocean protects us from climate change, a huge heat store and absorbing around 25% of all CO2 emissions. Ocean discovery and environmental monitoring […]

Plastics training course to stop waste

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) and Sustainable Seas Trust (SST) are pleased to announce the launch of the Plastics Training Workshop as an interactive online course. Have you ever wished that you had a better understanding of plastics and plastic pollution? If you are a decision-maker, a manager, researcher, educator, or involved […]

International Women’s Day Webinar

In celebration of the International Women’s Day 2023, the Network for Women in Marine Science (WiMS) invites you to join us for panel discussions and reflections on embracing equity and recognizing the progress in breaking the barriers across various fields to create an equitable and inclusive world. The panel will feature changemakers from diverse backgrounds […]