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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 for proposals to undertake marine litter monitoring programmes from institutions in the WIO region. Deadline for submission of proposals: 12 October 2018. For more details, download the full announcement.
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Are you a woman in marine sciences from the Western Indian Ocean region? DEADLINE EXTENDED!/Êtes-vous une femme travaillant dans les sciences marines dans la région de l’Océan Indien? Prolongation de la date limite!

English Are you a woman in marine sciences from the Western Indian Ocean region? We’d like to hear from you! In October 2017, WIOMSA, the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association, launched a Network of Women in Marine Sciences to provide women in marine sciences with a platform to share experiences, challenges and solutions, celebrate […]
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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 APPLIED WILL BE CONSIDERED AND DO NOT NEED TO RE-APPLY THIS POSITION IS NOW AN INTERNATIONALLY RECRUITED POSITION OPEN TO ALL INTERESTED CANDIDATES. EXPATRIATE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT DO APPLY. POSITION WILL BE BASED IN EITHER NAIROBI,KENYA OR DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA. […]
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Regional Workshop on ‘Marine Organisms Response to Climate Change Effects – Adaptation or Extinction?’: Call for applications: DEADLINE EXTENDED!!!

The deadline for submission of applications to attend the Regional Workshop on ‘Marine Organisms Response to Climate Change Effects – Adaptation or Extinction?’ has been extended until 31 August, 2018. Download the full announcement.
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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 issue, Special Issue 1/2018 – Humpback Whales in the Western Indian Ocean. We invite you to view the Table of Contents and then access full articles at https://www.ajol.info/index.php/wiojms.
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Eleventh WIOMSA Scientific Symposium: PRE-ANNOUNCEMENT

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) and the University of Mauritius are pleased to announce the Eleventh WIOMSA Scientific Symposium which will be held in Mauritius from 8-13 July 2019. Detailed announcement and call for abstracts will be issued soon.
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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 2 Certification for MPA Managers, Assistant Managers, Site managers, Wardens, Deputy Wardens or Section Rangers. The Certification Assessment Event will be held on the 24-29 September 2018. Application documents are available for download here: Level 2 Call For Applications and Level 2 Application Form. To get […]
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Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

DST/NRF SARChI Research Chair: Environmental and Social Dimensions of the Bio-economy  Department of Environmental and Geographical Science University of Cape Town, South Africa Closing date for applications: 31 August, 2018 Applications are invited for a post-doctoral research fellowship on the bio-economy, beginning January, 2019. The position forms part of the SARChI Research Chair held by A/Professor […]
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Blue Carbon Module is Now Live!

The Blue Carbon Module compiles the latest scientific guidance and tools to help managers, researchers, practitioners, and governments understand how blue carbon can be measured and utilized to promote conservation and restoration of coastal ecosystems. Specifically, we explore: What is blue carbon? Guidance for developing and implementing a blue carbon project Methods for assessing carbon stocks and […]
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Are you a woman in marine sciences from the Western Indian Ocean region?/Êtes-vous une femme travaillant dans les sciences marines dans la région de l’Océan Indien?

English Are you a woman in marine sciences from the Western Indian Ocean region? We’d like to hear from you! In October 2017, WIOMSA, the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association, launched a Network of Women in Marine Sciences to provide women in marine sciences with a platform to share experiences, challenges and solutions, celebrate […]
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