PIPAP Weekly Newsletter 24-07-2020

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24 July 2020

Weekly News and Related Items

National News Regional News Mixed News
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Solomon Islands - Protecting the Arnavons

Arnavon Islands, located between Isabel and Choiseul provinces, is today the country’s first community marine park following a government gazette on Wednesday 10th May 2017 declaring it as an official designated protected area.


Australia - Australia’s environment in unsustainable state of decline, major review finds

Australia’s environment is in an unsustainable state of decline and laws set up to protect unique species and habitats are ineffective, a major…

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New Zealand - Fiords’ biodiversity under threat

Fiordland is home to a unique marine environment…Department of Conservation operations director southern South Island…

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10th Pacific Islands Conference Nature Conservation and Protected Areas

SPREP, PIRT and New Caledonia, event organizers for the 10th Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas…

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Storm warning: a new long-range tropical cyclone outlook is set to reduce disaster risk for Pacific Island communities

Tropical cyclones are among the most destructive weather systems on Earth, and the Southwest Pacific region is very exposed and vulnerable to…

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Report indicates Pacific tuna fisheries weathering COVID-19 well

The fishing effort in the tuna-rich waters of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) does not appear to have been significantly impeded by…

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Pacific To Push For Ambitious Biodiversity Targets

The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) held a virtual meeting on Thursday July 16, 2020 to support Pacific…

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COVID-19 related Challenges for Protected Areas and Biodiversity in the Pacific Region

The Biodiversity and Protected Areas Programme (BIOPAMA) is conducting a global review of the impacts of COVID-19 on area based…

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