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Mário Ruivo Memorial Lecture: Early Career Ocean Professionals invited to pay tribute to Professor Ruivo through their outstanding projects

Are you an Early Career Ocean Professional? Apply now to the inaugural Professor Mário Ruivo Memorial Lecture APPLY NOW: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 13 FEBRUARY 2023 Travel and accommodation will be sponsored […]
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Regional Training Workshop on Shoreline Change Management for Coastal Municipalities Officials

The School of Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Technology, University of Dar es Salaam, in collaboration with the Institute of Marine Sciences and the National Environment Management Council (NEMC),  is organizing […]
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The WIOMSA Community and MASMA programme loses a respected and treasured socio economist

The Western Indian Ocean marine science community has lost a valued socio-economist, mentor and friend. On 10th January 2023, Prof Kassim Athman Ally Kulindwa passed away peacefully in India, after […]
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PhD Stipends in Marine Bioacoustics at CMST – Curtin Mauritius

The Centre for Marine Science and Technology at Curtin University has 4 PhD stipends on offer in marine bioacoustics. The  stipends are part of a 4-year research project entitled “The […]
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The December WIOMSA Newsbrief is out!

We are delighted  to announce that the December issue of the WIOMSA Newsbrief has been published. This issue of the Newsbrief  features WIOMSA at COP 27 in Egypt  where we […]
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New Trustees appointed to the WIOMSA Trust

The WIOMSA board is excited to announce the appointment of new trustees to the WIOMSA Trust Fund to energise the trust and bring diversity to its management. Angelique Pouponneau and […]
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Highlights from the 12th WIOMSA Scientific Symposium

The 12th WIOMSA Symposium (#WIOMSA2022) was a monumental gathering for Western Indian Ocean Science!  Drawing 954 attendees, the diversity, expertise and interdisciplinarity of #WIOScience was uniquely represented by all involved. […]
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Scientists warn that it’s make-or-break time for Africa’s oceans

Leading marine researchers and scientists caution that it’s make-or-break for Africa’s governments to enact and enforce ocean policies. Marine experts from around the world met in Gqeberha, South Africa, for […]
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