PIPAP Weekly: news and related items for this week - Dec 7 2018


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Please find below a summary of news and related items for this week:

SPREP Request For Tenders: Consultant For By-Catch Mitigation Component Of The EDF-11 PEUMP Funded By-Catch And Integrated Ecosystem

SPREP Is Calling For Tenders From Qualified And Experienced Consultants Who Can Offer Their Services For The Following…

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Palau - Palau’s President Gets Mission Blue’s Inaugural Blue Heart Ocean Conservation Award

Mission Blue Last Month Conducted A Hope Spot Expedition To Palau, Where Expedition Members Met With President Thomas…

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Australia - Celebrating 20 Years Of Indigenous Protected Areas, A Good News Story In A Week Of Turmoil

MPs Set Aside Partisanship To Mark Unqualified Success Of Conservation Scheme.

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United States - Food Chain Disruption Eyed In Hawaii Whale Sighting Decline

Research Into The Decline Of Humpback Whale Sightings In Hawaii Points To A Food Chain Disruption…

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Pacific Islands Protected Areas Featured At Global UN Biodiversity Conference

The Spotlight Was On The Pacific Islands At The Protected Areas Day During The 14th Conference Of The Parties To…

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UN Biodiversity Conference Agrees New Conservation Designation

This Is A Major Step Towards Achieving Target 11 And Will Be An Important Legacy From The Meeting. Recognition Of ‘Conserved Areas’ Will…

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UN Biodiversity Conference Establishes Processes To Consider Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, Emerging Technologies

The UN Biodiversity Conference Was Held From 13-29 November 2018 In Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, Under The Theme…

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196 Countries Agree To Scale Up Investments In Nature, People Towards 2020 And Beyond

The 2018 UN Biodiversity Conference In Egypt Concluded With A Broad International Agreement On…

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Kava Ceremony Brings A Taste Of The Pacific To COP24

Last Year In Bonn, Germany During Fiji’s Presidency Of COP23, The Kava Ceremony Successfully United People Of…

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The Pacific And Koronivia Pavilion Is Officially Open!

The Pacific And Koronivia Pavilion Has Opened Its Doors At The Twenty-Fourth Conference Of The Parties To…

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Building Island Resilience

From A Green – Blue Economy Perspective, When We Speak Of Resilience, We Do Not Simply Imply Resilience To…

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The Final Frontier: Who Owns The Oceans And Their Hidden Treasures?

From Thailand To Alaska, The Battle To Tap Ever-Dwindling Resources From Minerals To Fish Is Spurring New Conflicts Over…

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The Science Ambassador Scholarship

A Full–Tuition Scholarship Opportunity For A Woman In Science, Technology, Engineering, Or Math…

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WCS Job Vacancies

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is an international non-government organisation committed to working with communities, government and other partners, to protect Fiji’s biodiversity and natural resources through sound management practices. The WCS Fiji Office is currently recruiting FOUR positions: ** Terrestrial Ecosystems Coordinator, Agricultural Officer, Community Engagement Officer (Terrestrial), Community Engagement Officer (Coastal).**

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Best wishes,

Vai