PIPAP Weekly: news and related items for this week - July 12 2019

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

Country-Specific news

Regional

Mixed News

Tools and Research

Funding and Training

Job Vacancies and Tenders

Country-Specific news

** Australia - Ancient Indigenous Budj Bim Cultural Landscape
Added To UNESCO World Heritage List**

It’s Considered One Of The Oldest Aquaculture Sites In
The World, And After More Than A Decade Of Fervent Lobbying, The Budj Bim Cultural Landscape…

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** Australia - ‘Ghost Nets’ No More As Queensland Moves
To Legislate Against The Illegal Fishing Practice**

The Queensland Government Plans To Crackdown On The Abandoned
Or Illegal Dumping Of Commercial Fishing Nets, Known As Ghost Nets, With Offenders To…

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Cook Islands - Tour Operators Show Interest For Environment Certification

The Certification Often Referred To As Eco Accreditation Or Green Accreditation Is A Joint Project Between The National Environment Service
Through…

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** New Zealand - AG Latest To Say The Marine Reserve System
Is Broken**

The Office Of The Auditor-General Is The Latest Body To
Argue Reform Of Marine Reserve Legislation And Wider Marine Biodiversity Management Is Needed…

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** New Zealand - Study Identifies Nine Research Priorities
To Better Understand NZ’s Vast Marine Area**

New Zealand’s Marine And Coastal Environments Have Significant
Ecological, Economic, Cultural And Social Value, But They Face Many Threats…

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Solomon Islands - A Second Environmental Disaster For Solomon Islands

About 5,000 Tonnes Of The Mineral Bauxite Has Spilled Into A Bay In Solomon Islands Where A Bulk Carrier Ran Aground Earlier This Year,
Spilling…

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Solomon islands - Solomon Islands Launch Products To Improve Environmental Governance

Helping Solomon Islands To Further Enhance Environment Monitoring And Reporting Was The Launch Of A National Environmental Online Portal
As Well As A…

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Tuvalu - Tuvalu Gets Green Light For Reclamation

Tuvalu Has Received The Green Light This Week To Spend The International Aid Money, Not Just On Coastal Protection, But Also On On Building
More Land…

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Tuvalu - Tuvalu Wants Tourism Policy That Fights Climate Change

Tourism Minister Taukelina Finikaso Said The New Policy Should Incorporate A Rebranding Of The Country’s Tourism Sector In Response To
The Climate…

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Regional

Play The Green Pacific Challenge And Win!

You Don’t Have To Be A Competitive Athlete At The Samoa 2019 Pacific Games To Win A Prize! People Who Show The Best Environmentally Friendly
Attitude…

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Pacific Ocean Program - Pacific Ocean Finance Fellowship

The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) And The
Office Of The Pacific Ocean Commissioner (OPOC) - In Partnership With…

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Mixed News

(Attachment JD for Samoa Green Livelihoods Project Coordinator-June-2019-final.docx is missing)

(Attachment CORAL RESTORATION TRAINING COURSE - short form.docx is missing)