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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 to an ERC funded project: Coral Reef Fish Ecology: Determinants of Fish Nutrient Quality (ERC) We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic marine or nutrition scientist to contribute to a project investigating the drivers of fish nutrient quality amongst coral reef fish communities in the Western […]
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Cities and Coasts Project: Calls for research proposals and proposals to Support the Organization of Training Courses/Workshops: DEADLINE EXTENDED!

The deadline for submission of proposals for research projects and to support the organization of training courses/workshops under the Cities and Coasts Project has been extended until 27 July, 2018.
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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 issue, Volume 16 No 2 at https://www.ajol.info/index.php/wiojms. We invite you to view the Table of Contents and then access full articles.
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Certification events for Levels 1 and 2

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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Science to Policy Forum in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) Region

The Nairobi Convention Secretariat through the Project on the ‘Implementation of the Strategic Action Programme for the protection of the Western Indian Ocean from land-based sources and activities’ (WIOSAP) is pleased to announce the next Science to Policy Forum for the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region which is being organized in partnership with the Western […]
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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 of an expert to develop a WIO Coral Reef Ecosystem Restoration Guideline as per the full announcement. The deadline for submission of application  is 14 July 2018.
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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 4 species, in CITES Appendix II. These are: Holothuria fuscogilva, H. fuscopunctata, H. nobilis, H. whitmaei. These species live in between tropics, both in the Indian and Pacific Oceans, from the eastern African coast to Polynesia. Download the proposal here.
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Consultancies to support implementation of the WIOSAP Project

The Contracting Parties to the Nairobi Convention have received funding from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to execute the Project ‘Implementation of the Strategic Action Programme for the protection of the Western Indian Ocean from land-based sources and activities’ (WIOSAP). The Project is intended ‘to reduce impacts from land-based sources and activities and sustainably manage […]
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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 the Training Course on Marine Spatial Planning, to be held between 10 – 14 September 2018 in Mombasa, Kenya, is open until 11 July 2018. Detailed information on the course overview, Objectives, Target Audience, etc., is available on the IOC link https://www.oceanexpert.net/event/2294 as well as the course flyer. Interested candidates […]
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