Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association

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Coastal and Marine Ecosystems & Global Climate Change

This programme supports assessments of the condition and functioning of habitats and populations, measurements of ecosystem stressors (pressures and impacts), assessment of effectiveness of management actions and interventions, developing and applying innovative cutting-edge technologies and identifying social, cultural and economic issues and values.

Climate change stands as one of the most pressing challenges of our time, transcending borders and affecting every corner of the globe. At the heart of the global response to climate change lies the Paris Agreement. With its ambitious goals to limit global temperature rise, enhance resilience, and facilitate adaptation, this historic accord has mobilized nations worldwide to take decisive action.

We recognize the urgent need to translate the objectives of the Paris Agreement into tangible results, particularly in vulnerable regions like the Western Indian Ocean. Our initiatives focus on:


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