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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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Miguel Gonçalves: Congratulations to a true custodian of nature!

Peace Parks Foundation is proud of the passionate and dedicated teams, on the ground in transfrontier conservation areas daily, fighting the good fight to protect southern Africa’s natural heritage! One such ‘nature warrior’ is Miguel Gonçalves, Park Warden of Maputo Special Reserve (MSR) and Ponta do Ouro Partial Marine Reserve (PPMR) – the Mozambique components […]
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The WIOMSA Newsbrief is Out

The June 2018 issue of the WIOMSA Newsbrief is out! The newsletter brings you up to date information on  WIOMSA and partners’  activities in ensuring the sustainable management of coastal and marine resources in the western Indian Ocean. This edition features articles on a turtle excluder device that is being tested  on Kenyan trawl nets  […]
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Technical Coordinator – Marine and Coastal Resilience Programme

IUCN invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for the position of The Technical Coordinator – Marine and Coastal Resilience Programme to be based Nairobi, Kenya or Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. The Technical Coordinator will develop, resource, and manage IUCN ESARO’s Marine and coastal resilience programme activities in the region in close collaboration with […]
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PRE-ANNOUNCEMENT Upcoming Belmont Forum call on Transdisciplinary Research for Ocean Sustainability

The Belmont Forum, in collaboration with Future Earth, will in early fall 2018 launch a call aiming at bringing together researchers and other expertise across the globe to innovate solutions to accelerate sustainable use of oceans and minimize the effects from global change. This Collaborative Research Action (CRA) call aims to contribute to the overall […]
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