PIPAP Weekly: news and related items for this week - March 8 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

SPREP Job Vacancies

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

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Country-Specific news

Solomons’ Govt: Salvage Hampered By Ongoing Mining

The Caretaker Solomon Islands Government Hopes To Shut Down Kangava Bay To All Activity Apart From The…

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Solomon Islands - Solomons’ PM Attacks Companies Over Oil Spill

The Solomon Islands Government Has Slammed The Companies At The Heart Of The Rennell Island Oil Spill…

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Solomon Islands - Crocodile Attacks On The Rise In Solomons Says Report

A New Report Has Found That Crocodile Attacks On People In Solomon Islands Has Increased Significantly Over The Past Decade…

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Regional

Pacific Islands Look At New Initiatives For Sustainable Fishing

Pacific Island Countries Are Aiming To Improve And Expand The Management Of Tuna Fishing In The Western And Central Pacific Ocean Under…

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Mixed News

The Pacific Ocean, Explained

The Largest Ocean On Earth Is Filled With Mysteries, But Also Subject To Great Pressures Like Climate Change, Plastic Pollution…

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Survey Of Protected Area Finance Capacity Needs

This Survey Is Designed To Better Understand The Knowledge And Capacity Development Needs Of The Broad…

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Marine Protected Areas Are Getting SMART (Commentary)

Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) Are Central To The Efforts To Protect Earth’s Seas And The Wildlife That Call Them Home. In Recent Years, There Has…

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2nd Oceania Ecosystem Services Forum, 2-6 September 2019, Christchurch, New Zealand

The Forum Will Build On The Success Of The First OESF Held In Brisbane, Australia In 2017, Which Raised The Profile Of The Value Of Ecosystems…

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Tools and Research

An Efficient Multi-Objective Optimization Method For Use In The Design Of Marine Protected Area Networks

This Study Describes In Detail An Efficient Search Method Designed To Identify Optimal Configurations Of MPA Networks…

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An Interactive Atlas For Marine Biodiversity Conservation In The Coral Triangle

This Atlas Provides The Most Comprehensive Biodiversity Datasets That Have Been Assembled For The Region…

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Drones For Conservation In Protected Areas: Present And Future

Despite Great Expectations, The Benefits That Drones Could Bring To Foster Effectiveness Remain Fundamentally Unexplored…

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Worth Of Wetlands: Revised Global Monetary Values Of Coastal And Inland Wetland Ecosystem Services

In This Study, We Have Re-Estimated The 2011 Global Monetary Values Of Natural Wetland Ecosystem Services Using New Information On…

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Best wishes,

Vai