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Rising from the Depths: The second funding call is live!

The Rising from the Depths Network are happy to announce that our...
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Job Opportunity: WIOMSA Executive Secretary

WIOMSA seeks applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for the position...
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Job Opportunity: WIOMSA Executive Secretary

WIOMSA seeks applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for the position...
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Ocean governance course: IOI-Canada: Call for applications

The International Ocean Institute’s flagship interdisciplinary training programme has been conducted at...
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Belmont Forum call on Transdisciplinary Research for Ocean Sustainability

Opening Date: Friday, 2 November, 2018 Closing Date: Saturday, 31 August, 2019...
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Marine Research Grant (MARG) Program: Call for Proposals 2019 is out now!!!

WIOMSA is inviting submission of proposals for its Marine Research Grant (MARG)...
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Marine Research Grant (MARG) Program: Call for Proposals 2019 is out now!!!

WIOMSA is inviting submission of proposals for its Marine Research Grant (MARG)...
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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FILM AND PHOTOGRAPHY CO-CREATED EVENT

The Government of Kenya and UNDP Kenya invites our global community to...
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Eleventh WIOMSA Scientific Symposium: First Announcement and Call for Abstracts

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA), the University of Mauritius,...
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Eleventh WIOMSA Scientific Symposium: First Announcement and Call for Abstracts

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA), the University of Mauritius,...
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WIOMSA Annual Report 2017 is Out!

We are pleased to announce the release of the WIOMSA Annual Report...
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WIOMSA Annual Report 2017 is Out!

We are pleased to announce the release of the WIOMSA Annual Report...
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ACU Blue Charter Fellowships

Applications have recently opened for a new programme of fellowships aimed at...
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Job openings at CORDIO – NORAD project

CORDIO is recruiting a Programme Manager and a Senior Scientist. The Programme...
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Recruiting Executive Director for Sea Sense

Sea Sense, a marine conservation NGO in Tanzania, is looking for a...
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Consultancies by the WIOSAP Project

The WIOSAP Project has issued two consultancies: Position: Climate Change Specialist –...
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Madagascar agrees to a 10 year fisheries agreement with Chinese consortium

At the beginning of September, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, the President of Madagascar, attended...
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Open call for institutions to undertake marine litter monitoring programmes in the WIO Region: DEADLINE EXTENDED

The deadline for submission of proposals to undertake marine litter monitoring programmes...
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Open call for institutions to undertake marine litter monitoring programmes in the WIO Region: DEADLINE EXTENDED

The deadline for submission of proposals to undertake marine litter monitoring programmes...
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The latest issue of the WIO Journal of Marine Science is out!

Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science has just published its first...
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The latest issue of the WIO Journal of Marine Science is out!

Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science has just published its first...
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Women in fisheries

The 28th issue of the Women in Fisheries Bulletin, which highlights gender...
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Open call for institutions to undertake marine litter monitoring programmes in the WIO Region

WIOMSA in partnership with the African Marine Waste Network (AMWN), is calling...
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Open call for institutions to undertake marine litter monitoring programmes in the WIO Region

WIOMSA in partnership with the African Marine Waste Network (AMWN), is calling...
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Job Opportunities at the Birdlife International

BirdLife International is seeking to recruit the Head of Conservation Division and...
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Re-advertisement: Technical Coordinator ­ Marine and Coastal Resilience Programme, IUCN ESARO

KINDLY NOTE: THIS IS A RE-ADVERTISEMENT AND PREVIOUS APPLICANTS WHO HAVE ALREADY...
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Eleventh WIOMSA Scientific Symposium: PRE-ANNOUNCEMENT

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) and the University of...
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Eleventh WIOMSA Scientific Symposium: PRE-ANNOUNCEMENT

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) and the University of...
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WIOJMS Special Issue on Humpback Whales in the Western Indian Ocean is out!

Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science has just published its latest...
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WIOJMS Special Issue on Humpback Whales in the Western Indian Ocean is out!

Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science has just published its latest...
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Deadline 31 July 2018: Submit your WIO-COMPAS Application now!

Level 2 (L208) WIO-COMPAS is pleased to announce the offering of Level...
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Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

DST/NRF SARChI Research Chair: Environmental and Social Dimensions of the Bio-economy Department...
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Blue Carbon Module is Now Live!

The Blue Carbon Module compiles the latest scientific guidance and tools to...
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Miguel Gonçalves: Congratulations to a true custodian of nature!

Peace Parks Foundation is proud of the passionate and dedicated teams, on...
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Consultancies in support of the WIOSAP Project

The Nairobi Convention Secretariat through the WIOSAP Project is advertising the consultancies...
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The WIOMSA Newsbrief is Out

The June 2018 issue of the WIOMSA Newsbrief is out! The newsletter...
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Technical Coordinator – Marine and Coastal Resilience Programme

IUCN invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for the position...
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Senior Research Associate – Coral Reef Fish Ecology: Determinants of Fish Nutrient Quality (ERC)

An exciting opportunity exists for a marine or nutrition scientist to contribute...
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New Issue of WIO Journal of Marine Science Published

The Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science has just published its...
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New Issue of WIO Journal of Marine Science Published

Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science has just published its latest...
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Certification events for Levels 1 and 2

Level 2 (L208) WIO-COMPAS is pleased to announce the offering of Level...
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Certification events for Levels 1 and 2

Level 2 (L208) WIO-COMPAS is pleased to announce the offering of Level...
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Science to Policy Forum in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) Region

The Nairobi Convention Secretariat through the Project on the ‘Implementation of the...
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Consultancy to develop a WIO Coral Reef Ecosystem Restoration Guidelines

The Nairobi Convention Secretariat through the WIOSAP Project is seeking the services...
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Coding to save our coral reefs

WCS scientists has produced a video showing how they are using GitHub...
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Proposal for subgenus Holothuria (Microthele) in CITES Appendix II

France has prepared a listing proposal of the subgenus Holothuria (Microthele), included...
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Consultancies to support implementation of the WIOSAP Project

The Contracting Parties to the Nairobi Convention have received funding from the...
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CALL FOR CONCEPTS – German-African Partners for Ocean Knowledge

The Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is seeking...
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Taking care of ocean habitats

Kenyan coral marine biologist Nyawira Muthiga won the 2018 Award for Conservation...
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OTGA/KMFRI Training Course: Marine Spatial Planning: Call for applications

OTGA are pleased to inform you that the period for applications for...
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Training Course in Coral and Sponge Taxonomy: Call for applications

The Institute of Marine Sciences, University of Dar es Salaam in collaboration...
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Request for Comments on the WIOMSA Adaptive Strategic Plan 2018 – 2023

The purpose of this post is to request WIOMSA members to provide...
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Request for Comments on the WIOMSA Adaptive Strategic Plan 2018 – 2023

The purpose of this post is to request WIOMSA members to provide...
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Competing with cheaper fish imports

As the fish population in Kenya’s Lake Victoria decreases, local fishermen try...
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SOLSTICE 2-week Training Course in Remote Sensing and GIS: Call for applications

The SOLSTICE Training Course in Remote Sensing and GIS will take place...
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Call for proposals for establishment of ocean acidification observation and laboratory experiments

WIOMSA in partnership with the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC-UNESCO), the...
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Call for proposals for establishment of ocean acidification observation and laboratory experiments

WIOMSA in partnership with the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC-UNESCO), the...
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Call for Expression of Interest to host the Eleventh WIOMSA Scientific Symposium in 2019

WIOMSA is inviting expressions of interest to host the Eleventh WIOMSA Scientific...
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Call for Expression of Interest to host the Eleventh WIOMSA Scientific Symposium in 2019

WIOMSA is inviting expressions of interest to host the Eleventh WIOMSA Scientific...
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Our latest Newsbrief is out now!

Have you read our latest Newbrief? it’s full of exciting news and...
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Our latest Newsbrief is out now!

Have you read our latest Newbrief? it’s full of exciting news and...
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Positions announcement: USAID/Madagascar Hay Tao Program

The University of Rhode Island, Coastal Resources Center, is recruiting applicants for...
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Job Advertisement: Accountant at WIOMSA

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) invites applications from suitably...
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Job Advertisement: Accountant at WIOMSA

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) invites applications from suitably...
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Call for Expression of Interest: Consulting Services For SWIOFish Project

The South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Governance and Shared Growth Program (SWIOFish)...
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Job Opportunity: Cities and Coasts Project Manager

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) seeks applications from suitably...
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Job Opportunity: Cities and Coasts Project Manager

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) seeks applications from suitably...
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#ResearchforChange MAXQDA Research Grants

Supporting students conducting fieldwork with ‘community-engagement‘ VERBI Software supports you in using...
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Marine Research Grant (MARG) Program: Call for Proposals is now Open!!!

WIOMSA is calling for submission of proposals for its Marine Research Grant...
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Marine Research Grant (MARG) Program: Call for Proposals is now Open!!!

WIOMSA is calling for submission of proposals for its Marine Research Grant...
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Job Opportunity at WIOMSA: Communication and Engagement Coordinator

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) seeks applications from suitably...
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Job Opportunity at WIOMSA: Communication and Engagement Coordinator

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) seeks applications from suitably...
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Fully-funded PhD vacancy at FMS/ ZMT Bremen

The Development and Knowledge Sociology Work Group, ZMT is pleased to announce...
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Opportunities for higher education institutions

The U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) U.S. Global Development Lab is...
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A new Agreement between Sida and WIOMSA Signed!

It´s official! Sida and WIOMSA have signed an agreement on the next...
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A new Agreement between Sida and WIOMSA Signed!

It´s official! Sida and WIOMSA have signed an agreement on the next...
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Regional Training Course on Practical Tools in Quantitative Fisheries Assessment

University of Florida in partnership with the African Billfish Foundation and Pwani...
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Regional fact sheets highlighting the importance of coral reefs

Three fact sheets to communicate the economic and social importance of coral...
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Job Opportunity: Marine Conservationist, WCS Tanzania Program

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is an equal opportunity employer and seeks...
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Nominations for The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2018

Nominations open for The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2018 The MIDORI Prize,...
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PEER Women in Science Mentorship: Call for Applications

The Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) program is happy to...
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PEER Women in Science Mentorship: Call for Applications

The Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) program is happy to...
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Seychelles protects an area ‘as big as Britain’ in Indian Ocean!!!

The Seychelles has created protected areas “the size of Great Britain” in...
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Tim and Nyawira win the Award for Conservation Excellence!

Timothy McClanahan and Nyawira Muthiga, founders of the Wildlife Conservation Society’s coral...
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Tim and Nyawira win the first Award for Conservation Excellence!

Timothy McClanahan and Nyawira Muthiga, founders of the Wildlife Conservation Society’s coral...
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The WIOMSA Board of Trustees: Election of Leadership and Board Appointments

Dr. Jacqueline Uku has been elected by the WIOMSA Board of Trustees...
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Funding for PhD students from Mozambique, Kenya, Tanzania to spend 12 months in the UK

Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships are for PhD candidates from low and middle income...
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The International Ocean Institute announces the DANIELLE DE ST. JORRE SCHOLARSHIP

In memory of Danielle de St. Jorre, applications and nominations are invited...
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MSc to investigate coral reef responses to climate change

The Oceanographic Research Institute (ORI) is seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated South...
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Job Opportunity: Public Information Officer, P3

Duty Station: Nairobi Deadline: 27 January 2018 UN Environment’s Ecosystems Division works...
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New Issue WIO Journal of Marine Science Published is out!

Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science has just published its latest issue, Vol...
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New Issue WIO Journal of Marine Science Published is out

Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science has just published its latest issue, Vol...
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SOLSTICE-WIO- First project Newsletter is out!

The first Building research capacity to address challenges of food security in...
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2018 IOI-SA Course in Ocean Governance

The IOI-SA Course in Ocean Governance for Africa will run from the...
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Job Opportunity: Rising from the Depths Post-doc Position (Geosciences/Physical Geography

The Faculty of Science and Technology, Bournemouth University, is seeking to recruit...
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Coral reefs off Tanzania’s coast are being destroyed, most beyond repair

If current trends continue and countries fail to reduce greenhouse gas emissions,...
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Job Opportunity with Nairobi Convention: Senior Programme Management Officer, P5

The Nairobi Convention is part of the Regional Seas Programme of the...
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WIOMSA Members Elect New Board!

Following the elections for the new WIOMSA Board of Trustees during the...
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Course materials from the workshop on Introduction to R Programming are now available!

Course materials from the recently held WIOMSA introduction to R workshop can...
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Course materials from the workshop on Introduction to R Programming are now available!

Course materials from the recently held WIOMSA introduction to R workshop can...
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The Use of Research Outputs by Management Authorities

In 2015, WIOMSA commissioned a study which led to the production of...
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Sixth WIOMSA General Assembly-Please attend!

The Sixth WIOMSA General Assembly will be held on 3 November 2017...
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Sixth WIOMSA General Assembly-Please attend!

The Sixth WIOMSA General Assembly will be held on 3 November 2017...
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The WIOMSA Symposium app is now live!

The WIOMSA Scientific Symposium mobile app is live now and all Symposium...
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Body paint show at the Symposium!

On 30th October from 1900 hours during the first cocktail, Jocktan Makeke,...
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SPECIAL SESSION ON SECOND INTERNATIONAL INDIAN OCEAN EXPEDITION (2015-2020)

The UNESCO/IOC’s Sub Commission for Africa and the Adjacent Island States –...
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Job Opportunity: TNC Africa Oceans Strategy Director

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) seeks applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for...
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Call for expression of interest as authors

The Nairobi Convention for the Protection, Management and Development of the Western...
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Call for expression of interest as authors

The Nairobi Convention for the Protection, Management and Development of the Western...
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Are you WIOMSA Alumni? Tell your story and win!

Since its establishment 25 years ago, WIOMSA has supported over 1500 individual...
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Tenth WIOMSA Symposium Photo Competition

As part of the activities planned for the Tenth WIOMSA Symposium to...
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INVITATION TO ATTEND THE 6th WIOMSA GENERAL ASSEMBLY

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) will be holding its...
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WIOMSA Annual Report in a new Vibrant Look!

We are delighted to announce the release of the WIOMSA Annual Report...
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10TH WIOMSA Symposium Registration is now open!

REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT OF THE CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEE: REGISTRATION DEADLINE 15 OCTOBER...
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Are you WIOMSA Alumni? Tell your story and win!

Since its establishment 25 years ago, WIOMSA has supported over 1500 individual...
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Tenth WIOMSA Symposium Photo Competition

As part of the activities planned for the Tenth WIOMSA Symposium to...
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INVITATION TO ATTEND THE 6th WIOMSA GENERAL ASSEMBLY

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) will be holding its...
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Invitation to participate in a South African research cruise onboard SA Agulhas II under the IIOE-2 programme

The South Africa’s National Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) invites experts, natural...
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Job Opportunity: MASMA Programme Manager

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) seeks applications from suitably...
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UK ocean science and robotics to help address Western Indian Ocean food security

A new project focussing on Sustainable Oceans, Livelihoods and food Security Through...
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UK ocean science and robotics to help address Western Indian Ocean food security

A new project focussing on Sustainable Oceans, Livelihoods and food Security Through...
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Consultancy on Scenarios Development in the Northern Mozambique Channel

WWF MDCO intends to commission a national or international firm for “Consultancy...
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Call for nominations: WIOMSA Fellow and Honorary members and WIOMSA Emerging Scientist!

The WIOMSA Honorary and Fellow membership and WIOMSA Emerging Scientist award ceremony...
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Call for nominations: WIOMSA Fellow and Honorary members and WIOMSA Emerging Scientist!

The WIOMSA Honorary and Fellow membership and WIOMSA Emerging Scientist award ceremony...
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WIOMSA unveils its new logo!

We are pleased to present the June 2017 WIOMSA Newsbrief which among...
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WIOMSA unveils its new logo!

We are pleased to present the June 2017 WIOMSA Newsbrief which among...
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African Marine Waste Conference: Sponsorship Offered to Attend

If you work on or study Marine Waste along the Coasts of...
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Opening of World Fisheries University in South Korea

World Fisheries University (hereinafter WFU) Graduate Program at Pukyoung National University (hereinafter...
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Request for Proposal: MPAs Over the Finish Line

The Waitt Foundation is pleased to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP)...
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Election of WIOMSA Board of Trustees members!

The time for WIOMSA members to exercise their democratic right and vote...
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Election of WIOMSA Board of Trustees members!

The time for WIOMSA members to exercise their democratic right and vote...
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Vote for the video of our project Making waves / Sea PoWer

You are all requested to vote for the video of project, “Sea...
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WIOMSA at UN Ocean Conference!

In the light of the Ocean Conference taking place in New York...
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Global Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa – GMES & Africa: Open Call for Proposals

The African Union Commission invites proposals from interested and eligible African institutions...
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Global Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa – GMES & Africa: Open Call for Proposals

The African Union Commission invites proposals from interested and eligible African institutions...
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Western Indian Ocean Regional Training workshop on ‘Introduction to R Programming’

Macquarie University in collaboration with the Wildlife Conservation Society are organizing a...
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Western Indian Ocean Regional Training workshop on ‘Introduction to R Programming’

Macquarie University in collaboration with the Wildlife Conservation Society are organizing a...
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Job Opportunities at Wildlife Conservation Society

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) seeks a Marine Conservationist to lead the...
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Some – But Not All – Corals Adapting to Warming Climate

WCS coral expert finds that some reefs were less sensitive to warming...
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Ocean Literacy for All: UN Ocean Conference inspires global commitment to forge an ocean literate society!

A partnership of intergovernmental, scientific and educational institutions has launched a global...
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Tenth WIOMSA Scientific Symposium: Call for Abstracts – DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Taking into account requests from prospective participants, the deadline for submission of...
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Tenth WIOMSA Scientific Symposium: Call for Abstracts – DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Taking into account requests from prospective participants, the deadline for submission of...
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NF-POGO Fellowship for on-board training for FRidge Cruise 2017

POGO is pleased to announce that with support from the Nippon Foundation...
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PostDoctoral Fellowship opportunity at the FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology

We invite applications for the above full-time research opportunity at the FitzPatrick...
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MSc Maritime Science 2017-2018: Applications are still open!

The Master of Science in Maritime Science is an inter-university programme developed...
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Job Opportunities – Mangrove Capital Africa, Rufiji Delta Site

Wetland International is implementing a 10-year Mangrove Capital Africa Programme (MCA) that...
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The “forgotten” tree brings piped water to a village!

By Wanjohi Kabukuru [Gazi Bay, Kenya] Gazi Bay is a quiet sleepy...
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Western Indian Ocean mangroves secrets

By Wanjohi Kabukuru [Ilha da Inhaca, Mozambique] Mangroves are fascinating trees. At...
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Africa’s Mister Mangroves

By Wanjohi Kabukuru [Chale Peninsula, Kenya] On a general talk, it appears...
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UNEP publishes new coastal adaptation language

This is to announce the release of a new coastal adaptation language...
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Building Capacity for Science Communication: Call for proposals

With support from the Rita Allen Foundation, the National Academy of Sciences...
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WIOMSA Newsbrief: March Issue is out!

We are pleased to present the March 2017 WIOMSA Newsbrief which covers...
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WIOMSA Newsbrief: March Issue is out!

We are pleased to present the March 2017 WIOMSA Newsbrief which covers...
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MSC launches 2017 scholarship program

Are you a student with a research project in either sustainable fishing...
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The SPC Beche-de-mer Bulletin 37 is online

The 37th issue of the SPC Beche-de-mer Information Bulletin has 23 original...
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Submission of Abstracts for the 10th WIOMSA Scientific Symposium: Online System Activated!

Abstracts for the Tenth WIOMSA Scientific Symposium can now be submitted online at...
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Submission of Abstracts for the 10th WIOMSA Scientific Symposium: Online System Activated!

Abstracts for the Tenth WIOMSA Scientific Symposium can now be submitted online at...
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Marine census planned for coastal waters of Kenya

The Kenya Wildlife Service will conduct an aerial census for marine mammals from...
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New book coming soon: The R/V Dr Fridtjof Nansen in the Western Indian Ocean

The research vessel Dr Fridtjof Nansen operates within the EAF-Nansen Project of...
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New book coming soon: The R/V Dr Fridtjof Nansen in the Western Indian Ocean

The research vessel Dr Fridtjof Nansen operates within the EAF-Nansen Project of...
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Appel a manifestation d’interet call for expression of interest

The Biodiversity project is launching a call for expressions of interest covering...
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Election of the Board members: Call for nominations: GENTLE REMINDER!!!

2017 is an election year for WIOMSA’s Board of Trustees. We are...
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Election of the Board members: Call for nominations: GENTLE REMINDER!!!

2017 is an election year for WIOMSA’s Board of Trustees. We are...
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IOI-SA Course in Ocean Governance for Africa

The IOI-SA will be hosting the fourth IOI-SA Course in Ocean Governance...
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World’s First Conservation Boot Camp on a Paradise Island

Nature Seychelles  has just launched the world’s first Conservation Boot Camp, a...
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Opening for a PhD-position in Gothenburg on LAPSSET

The School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg, Sweden is announcing a PhD-position...
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Expression of Interest to attend a workshop on ‘Molecular tools for marine conservation planning’ in South Africa

Through the NSF funded ‘DIPnet’ (Diversity of the Indo-Pacific Network: a collaborative research...
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Consultancy Services for end of the project evaluation of the Kenya Coastal Development Project (KCDP)

Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI) invites eligible and qualified consultancy...
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Consultancy: Request for proposal – Development of Marine Programme Base Proposal for WWF Tanzania

WWF Tanzania is inviting technical and financial proposals to develop a WWF-Tanzania...
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Election of the Board members: Call for nominations

2017 is an election year for WIOMSA’s Board of Trustees. We are...
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Election of the Board members: Call for nominations

2017 is an election year for WIOMSA’s Board of Trustees. We are...
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Sale: Limited Offer on WIOMSA Books!

WIOMSA is pleased on announce a sale on some of its Books....
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Sale: Limited Offer on WIOMSA Books!

WIOMSA is pleased on announce a sale on some of its Books....
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WIO-COMPAS Level 1 and Level 2 Certification Events: Call for Applications!!!

WIOMSA in partnership with the Coastal Resources Center of the University of...
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WIO-COMPAS Level 1 and Level 2 Certification Events: Call for Applications!

WIOMSA in partnership with the Coastal Resources Center of the University of...
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NF-POGO Centre of Excellence at the Alfred Wegener Institute

We are pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for...
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MARG AND MASMA GRANTS in 2017

This is to inform you that the current five-year support by Sida...
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MARG AND MASMA GRANTS in 2017

This is to inform you that the current five-year support by Sida...
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Profitable Coral Reef Fisheries Require Light Fishing

Study finds that most valuable predatory fish in reef systems can only...
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TITLE: WORLD AQUACULTURE CAPE TOWN 2017 ABSTRACT DEADLINE EXTENDED

The World Aquaculture Society (WAS), the Aquaculture Association of Southern African Africa...
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Call for Applications: Danielle De St. Jorre Scholarship

In memory of Danielle de St. Jorre, applications and nominations are invited...
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Coral Communities in the Seychelles in Spring 2017: 2 x Fully Funded Training opportunities available

FULLY FUNDED TRAINING OPPORTUNITY FOR EARLY CAREER SCIENTISTS, ENVIRONMENTALISTS AND RESEARCHERS Earthwatch...
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Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science,Vol 15, No 1 is out!

Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science has just published its latest...
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December Issue of WIOMSA Newsbrief is out!

The fourth issue of the WIOMSA Newsbrief for 2016 is out and...
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December Issue of WIOMSA Newsbrief is out!

The fourth issue of the WIOMSA Newsbrief for 2016 is out and...
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Coral Communities in the Seychelles – Training Opportunities

The Earthwatch (an international NGO based in the UK – http://eu.earthwatch.org/about )...
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IOI Training Programme on Ocean Governance: Policy, Law and Management 2017

The International Ocean Institute (IOI) is pleased to announce its annual Training...
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Exeter International Excellence Scholarship for Postgraduate Research Ref: 2461

Exeter University in United Kingdom are offering up to 20 PhD scholarships...
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Call for African Science Leadership Programme 2017: Deadline 16 December!

CALL FOR AFRICA SCIENCE LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME (ASLP) The call for the third...
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APPLY: Internews Earth Journalism Network (EJN) Biodiversity Media Grant for Media Organizations 2017

The Internews Earth Journalism Network (EJN) has created the Biodiversity Media Grant...
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Marine Fisheries in Tanzania: getting hooked on business opportunities

Lately, there has been a lot of attention for development in aquaculture...
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Tenth WIOMSA Scientific Symposium: First Announcement and Call for Abstracts

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA), the Institute of Marine...
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Tenth WIOMSA Scientific Symposium: First Announcement and Call for Abstracts

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA), the Institute of Marine...
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A publication on Case Studies on Climate Change and African Coastal Fisheries is out!

The publication on “Case studies on climate change and African coastal fisheries:...
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Call for applications: Workshop on Assessment of Management Effectiveness of marine protected areas (MPAs)

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is inviting submission of applications to attend a...
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OTGA-KMFRI Training Course: Repositories, Communication & Outreach and OceanDocs: Call for applications!

The International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange (IODE) and Ocean Teacher Global...
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Mangroves of the Western Indian Ocean Book Launch

Mangroves of the Western Indian Ocean Book Launch by Wanjiru Jacqueline and...
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Call for applications: Workshop on Assessment of Management Effectiveness of marine protected areas (MPAs)

Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is inviting submission of applications to attend a...
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Latest WIOMSA Newsbrief Published

The September edition of the quarterly WIOMSA Newsbrief is out. The issue...
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Latest WIOMSA Newsbrief Published

The September edition of the quarterly WIOMSA Newsbrief is out. The issue...
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The Shark Fin Soup comic strip

IOC-SmartFish programme is pleased to submit herewith its new publication: a comic...
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The 2015 Annual Report is out!

  2015 Annual Report is out! WIOMSA prepares its Annual Report each...
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The 2015 Annual Report is out!

2015 Annual Report is out! WIOMSA prepares its Annual Report each year...
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IUCN Congress Hawai‘i Commitments set sail

Today, Members of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) adopted...
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New WIOMSA Books for Sale: Get Your Copies Now!

Two new publications “Sharks and Rays : A Field Guide to Common...
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TICAD VI: Embracing Blue Economy for Africa’s Accelerated Development

The Blue Economy discussions have accelerated since Rio+20, the 20th anniversary of...
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Call for applications Training of trainers in MPA law in the Western Indian Ocean

The Biodiversity Project, funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by...
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Call for applications Training of trainers in MPA law in the Western Indian Ocean

The Biodiversity Project, funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by...
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Symposium Programme is now online!!!

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Call for Entries: Best video clip competition!

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The Ninth WIOMSA Symposium Photo Contest!

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