PIPAP Weekly Newsletter 09-10-2020

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09 October 2020


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Tonga - Report Reveals Positive Outcomes of Tonga’s Special Management Areas on Marine Environment

The ‘Tonga State of Environment Report 2018’ highlights that collaborations between the Ministry of Fisheries and coastal communities in the implementation of Special Management Areas have contributed to the protection of marine species…


Cook Islands - Te Ipukarea Society: Cook Is. ‘custodian of the common heritage of mankind’

The deep seabed in international waters beyond the Cook Islands, is also referred to as the Common Heritage of Humankind. As a…

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Samoa - Villagers collaborate to combat climate change

Village leaders from Faleaseela, Lefaga, Siufaga and Falelatai have united to share their experiences and knowledge on ecosystem-based…

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Palau - PICRC updates Rubekul Belau on conservation, sustainability, and research projects

For over five years, the Palau International Coral Reef Center has been providing annual updates to the Rubekul Belau. Keeping to this…

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Vanuatu - Lower allowable catch, raise price for coconut crab sustainability

Lowering the total allowable catch and raising the price cost are some of the measures being discussed to ensure there is adequate supply of…

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Papua New Guinea - Land grab, logging, mining threaten biodiversity haven of Woodlark Island

Woodlark Island lies off the coast of Papua New Guinea and is home to dozens of unique species and a more than 2,000-year-old human culture…

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American Samoa - American Samoa to receive funding from three coral reef grants

Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed notification of three grants affecting American Samoa from the National Oceanic and…

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Guam - JRM Partners with Local and Federal Agencies, Invests in Habitat Conservation on Guam

Joint Region Marianas (JRM) awarded $2 million in support of a cooperative agreement with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) Aug. 3…

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New Zealand - Tracking godwits to understand the migration of birds to New Zealand

t’s the longest non-stop flight undertaken by any bird. This year researchers have been able to keep track of every move of some…

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Australia - Makeshift research fleet undertakes first Great Barrier Reef ‘census’ citizen science project

A flotilla of tourist boats, fishing vessels and superyachts is conducting a world-first census of the Great Barrier Reef. Conservation group…

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