Summary of news and related items for this week - Nov 23 2018


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Please find below a summary of news and related items for this week:

SPREP Vacancy - Re-Advertised

SPREP Is Seeking The Interest Of Suitably Qualified Persons For The Following Vacancy Re-Advertisement…

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PEBACC Newsletter, Issue 7, August-October 2018

Welcome To This Seventh Issue Of The SPREP Pacific Ecosystem-Based Adaptation To Climate Change (PEBACC) Project Newsletter, An Initiative To Disseminate…

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Halting The Loss Of Biodiversity: Our Progress Under The Microscope At CBD COP14

“Investing In Biodiversity For People And Planet” Is The Theme Of The World’s Largest Biodiversity Conference In 2018…

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Investing In Biodiversity For Our Health

“We All Seem To Agree That Biodiversity Is The Foundation For Human Health And Wellness But Ironically…

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Palau - Palau Shines At CBD COP14: Sharing Their Story On Invasive Species Eradication

Showcased At A Special Event At The 14th Conference Of The Parties To The UN Convention On Biological Diversity (CBD COP14), Palau Shared Their…

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Tonga - Tonga Seeks Support To Determine The Best Way Forward To Explore Seabed Minerals While Protecting Its Marine Environment

Tonga Has Also Entered Into 15-Year Contracts With The International Seabed Authority And Has Exploration Licenses Granted …

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Samoa - Grooming New Environmental Champions

They Say That The First Step Towards True Change Is Through Effective Awareness – And What Better Way To Increase…

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Op-Ed: In The Pacific Islands The Ocean Is Life

Here In The Pacific Islands, The Ocean Is Life. For Thousands Of Years It Has Provided Food, Dictated The Weather, And…

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Surge In Marine Refuges Brings World Close To Protected Areas Goal

A Record Surge In The Creation Of Marine Protected Areas Has Taken The International Community Close To Its Goal Of…

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Report Shows 15% Of Terrestrial And 7% Of Marine Areas Now Covered By Protected Areas

Around 15% Of The World’s Terrestrial Area Is Better Safeguarded By Conservation Measures, As Well As Over…

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4 Takeaways From A Global Look At Biodiversity

A New Report From Major International Conservation Groups Found Protected Areas Need To Be Better Enforced And Monitored…

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Webinar: Sharpening Our Focus On MPAs For 2020 And Beyond

Event Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 1 Pm US EST/10 Am US PST/6 Pm UTC. Presented By…

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Vai