PIPAP Weekly: news and related items for this week - March 1 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

Funding opportunities

Job Vacancies

SPREP Job Vacancies

SPREP Is Currently Seeking Interest From Suitable Qualified Individuals For The Following Vacancies…

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Country-Specific news

Fiji - Fiji Villagers In Dispute Over Malolo Development

The Development Has Been The Centre Of Controversy After Locals Complained Construction Work Already Underway Was…

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Solomon Islands - Concern At Lack Of Urgency On Solomons Oil Spill Response

Environmentalists And Villagers Are Concerned At The Lack Of Urgency To Clean Up An Oil Spill In A World…

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Solomon Islands - NZ Sends Experts To Help With Solomons’ Oil Spill

New Zealand’s Government Is Sending Two Salvage Experts From Maritime New Zealand To Help With The Australian-Led…

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Palau - Conserving Protected Areas In Palau Through Improving Information

The Technical Workshop Brought Together Key Stakeholders: State-Based Protected Area Managers, The Palau Conservation Society…

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Palau - Keeping Environmentally Informed In Palau With The Inform Project

Working With Pacific Island Countries To Report To The Various Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) Such As The Convention On…

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Vanuatu - Wan Smolbag Theatre - 30 Years On

2019 Is Wan Smolbag Theatre’s 30thAnniversary. Several Of The Current Actors Were Not Even Born When The Group Started…

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Regional

Australia And New Caledonia Coral Sea Newsletter: Third Edition, February 2019

Here Is The Third Edition Of The Australia And New Caledonia Coral Sea Newsletter, February 2019. Click On The Link Below To Access The Full Newsletter.

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Mixed News

Robinson Crusoe Island Sets Example For The World In Conservation

For Almost A Century, The Inhabitants Of Robinson Crusoe—Named For Literature’s Most Famous Castaway—Have Known That Their Island’s Fragile Ecosystem…

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Tools and Research

Study: Protecting The World’s Inland Waterways Requires More Participation

There’s A Big Caveat To Go Along With This News, Though. These Protected Spaces Are Not Distributed Evenly Across The Globe, Still Falling Well Below…

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Funding Opportunities

Ramsar Convention’s Small Grants Fund: Call For Proposals

The Total Amount Available For Projects Funded Under This Last Call For Proposals Is CHF 134,000. The SGF Offers A Maximum Of CHF 35,000 Per Project…

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A kind reminder - if you have any relevant news items or announcements you would like to share widely, please feel free to send them through.

Best wishes,

Vai