PIPAP Weekly: news and related items for this week - May 3 2019

#1

cid:image001.png@01D4CAD9.2B5C72E0

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

Technical Waste Project Officers (3) - PacWaste Plus (TWPOPWP)

SPREP Is Seeking Applications From Interested And Suitably Qualified Persons For The Following Positions Advertised Internationally…

READ MORE

Request For Tenders: Systems Analyst Consultant (Inform Project)

SPREP Would Like To Call For Tenders From Qualified And Experienced Consultants Who Can Offer Their Services To…

READ MORE

Request For Tenders: Review Of The Noumea And Waigani Conventions

SPREP Would Like To Call For Tenders From Qualified And Experienced Consultants To Provide Expert Assistance In…

READ MORE

Request For Tenders: Supply Of Computer Server Equipment For The Inform Project.

SPREP Is Seeking Bids From Qualified And Experienced Suppliers Who Can Offer Their Services For The Supply Of Server Hardware Equipment. Click On The Link Below For Further Details.

READ MORE

Country-Specific news

Cook Islands Wins ‘Green Nobel’

Jacqui Evans, Director Of The Marae Moana Coordination Office, Has Won The World’s Most Prestigious Award Honouring Grassroots…

READ MORE

Cook Islands - Building The World’s Biggest MPA: Q&A With Goldman Winner Jacqueline Evans

In July 2017, The South Pacific Nation Of The Cook Islands Made A Bold Bid To Convert Its Entire Territorial Waters, The Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ…

READ MORE

Papua New Guinea - PNG Launches Data Portal And Data Sharing Policy For The Environment

PNG National Efforts Continue To Protect This Pristine Environment With The Launch Of Two Products To Benefit The Environment Sector – The National…

READ MORE

Samoa - Samoa Involved In Ocean Marine Spatial Planning For Resource Management And Resilience For Climate Change And Disaster Risk Reduction

MNRE Reconfirmed That Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) Or Ocean Planning Is An Important Tool For Ocean Management For The Pacific Island Countries…

READ MORE

Vanuatu - GGGI Releases Guide To Green Entrepreneurship In Vanuatu

The Guide Is Designed To Support Local Entrepreneurs In Developing And Launching Green Businesses In Vanuatu, Helping To Achieve Vanuatu’s Climate…

READ MORE

Regional

Pacific Ocean Finance Fellowship Applications - 1 Week Left!

The Goal Of The Fellowship Program Is To Strengthen Pacific Regional Capacity In Financing For Improved Ocean Governance And…

READ MORE

Western Pacific Council Director: Marine Monuments ‘Major Impediment’ To U.S. Fisheries

In Testimony Before A House Subcommittee Today, Kitty Simonds, The Executive Director Of The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management…

READ MORE

The Blue Pacific And The Legacies Of Nuclear Testing

The Core Principles Of The Blue Pacific Must Be Read Together With Recent Developments In The Region…

READ MORE

World Tuna Day Reminder For Pacific Islands To Protect Rich Resource

“On World Tuna Day We Are Reminded Of The Need To Maximise The Economic And Social Benefits From Tuna For Our People, Our…

READ MORE

Mixed News

Have A Feral Pig Problem? There’s A Drone For That.

One Application Currently Being Tested Is Whether Drones Can Be Used To Drop Feed To Rebait Automated Traps To Catch Feral Pigs. Another Is…

READ MORE

New Caledonia Investigates Mystery Ship

Prosecutors In New Caledonia Have Opened An Official Inquiry Into The Stranding Of An Abandoned Ship In…

READ MORE

Canada Banning Oil, Gas And Mining From Marine Protected Areas

Fisheries Minister Jonathan Wilkinson Unveiled New Standards For Marine Protected Areas In Canada On Thursday, Fully Prohibiting…

READ MORE

Canada Announces New Standards For Protecting Our Oceans

Last Year, Fisheries And Oceans Canada Appointed An Independent National Advisory Panel Of Experts To Consult Canadians About…

READ MORE

Tools and Research

Calculating Cost-Effective Conservation

Maintaining Existing Conservation Areas Might Be A More Cost-Effective Investment Than…

READ MORE

Sea Turtle Survey Shows The Endangered Animals Are Making A Comeback

Hunting Bans And Other Conservation Efforts May Be Paying Off — Though Warming Oceans Remain A Serious Threat…

READ MORE

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