PIPAP Weekly: news and related items for this week - April 5 2019

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Please find below a summary of news and related items for this week, under the following categories:

Job Vacancies

Country-Specific news

Regional

Mixed News

Tools and Research

Job Vacancies

Request For Tenders: GIS Specialist Consultant – Pacific Islands Protected Area Portal (PIPAP)

SPREP Would Like To Call For Tenders From Qualified And Experienced GIS/Spatial Experts/Practitioners Who Can Offer Their Services To SPREP To…

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SPREP Vacancy - Coordinator,10th Pacific Islands Conference On Nature Conservation And Protected Areas - Young Professional

For The 10th Pacific Island Nature Conference Which Is To Be Held In New Caledonia In April 2020, SPREP Is Recruiting A Coordinator…

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Long Term Consultancy, LMMA Network International, Project Coordinator (PEUMP)

The Pacific Community Invites Comprehensive Proposals For The Above Consultancy…

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Country-Specific news

Australia - The Great Barrier Reef’s Corals Are Struggling To Recover Fast Enough

Climate Change Is Making Ocean Heat Waves Worse—A Reality That Increases The Chances For Mass Bleaching And…

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New Zealand - Northland’s Motukawanui Island May Be A Species Saver: Researchers

Motukawanui, The Largest Of The Cavalli Islands, Off Matauri Bay, Is One Of 107 Islands Around The World That…

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Solomon Islands - Oil Stops Spilling But Environmental Toll Still Being Calculated

An Estimated 80 Metric Tons (88 Tons) Of Heavy Fuel Oil Escaped From The Ship, But The Government Maintains That…

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Solomon islands - Solomon Islanders Feel ‘Forgotten’ After Devastating Oil Spill

Residents Affected By A Massive Oil Spill In The Solomon Islands Say The Black Tar On Their Beaches Is Part Of A Wider Problem…

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Vanuatu - Vanuatu Improves Coordination On Protected Areas

Most Of The Conservation Area Information Currently Resides With Either Communities, NGOs Or Government Agencies. Thus, Improving Coordination And…

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Regional

High Seas Could Be Protected By 'Global Treaty’

At Least 30% Of International Waters Could Soon Form Part Of A Protected Global Network Of Marine Reserves…

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Mixed News

Beyond A Paper Exercise: Giving Teeth To Marine Protected Areas

We Are Using The Ocean’s Resources Faster Than They Can Naturally Recover. There Is A Widening Gap Between The…

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Forests Are A Low-Tech But High-Impact Way To Fight Climate Change

Forests’ Power To Store Carbon Dioxide Is Staggering: One Tree Can Store An Average Of About 48 Pounds In One Year…

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The Massive Ocean-Cleanup Device Invented By A 24-Year-Old Broke Down In The Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Here’s What Went Wrong.

The Organization’s 2,000-Foot-Long Cleanup Tool Was Recently Deployed In The Pacific Ocean, But It Soon Began…

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Pollution In Oceans Inspires Man To Live A Plastic-Free Life

Casey Jordan, An Environmentalist, Has Replaced The Plastic Products In His Bathroom With Environmental-Friendly Alternatives…

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Tools and Research

MACBIO: New Ocean (Environmental) Atlases For 5 Pacific Island Countries

The Atlases For Fiji, Tonga, Kiribati, Solomon Islands And Vanuatu Were Produced Over The Last 2 Years By…

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Pacific Handbook For Gender Equity And Social Inclusion In Coastal Fisheries And Aquaculture

This Handbook Is Designed To Give Practical Guidance On Improving Gender And Social Inclusion In Coastal Fisheries And Aquaculture For…

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Galapagos Islands Where Charles Darwin Formulated His Theory Of Evolution Under Attack By Alien Invaders

A New Study Has Revealed The Galapagos Islands Have More Than 50 Non-Native Species Probably Brought In On Boats. Click On The Link Above To Read The…

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Best wishes,

Vai