Summary of news and related items for this week - Nov 30 2018


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

SPREP Job Vacancies

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

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Pacific Women In Biodiversity - Crucial On The Journey To Achieve The 2020 Aichi Biodiversity Targets

The Role Of Pacific Women Within The Biodiversity Field Is Apparent At The CBD COP14. Of The 11 Pacific Island Parties Attending The UN…

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Samoa - “We Need To Value Potential Of Region”

The Blue Pacific Narrative Underlies Our Ownership Of Our Ocean Space - Pacific People Taking Control Of Our Domain…

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Australia - Australia Failing To Meet Nature Protection Targets, UN Finds

Australia Is Failing To Meet International Targets To Protect Nature In Parts Of The Country Where Land…

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Canada - Focus On Quality, Not Quantity, When Protecting Marine Areas, Say Scientists

Efforts Made Thus Far By The Federal Government To Conserve Marine Biodiversity Have Focused On Quantity, Rather Than Quality, Says A New Research Paper

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United Nations List Of Protected Areas 2018

The 2018 Edition Of The United Nations List Of Protected Areas Shows That The Protected Area Estate Has Continued…

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Guidelines For Privately Protected Areas

These Guidelines Discuss Different Options And Instruments For Establishing And Managing PPAs, Drawing On A Diversity…

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Tourism And Visitor Management In Protected Areas

Protected Areas Are A Key Component Of Any Global Conservation Strategy. Tourism Provides A Crucial And…

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The World Now Has More Protected Areas Than Ever Before

A New Report Demonstrates That, While We Still Need To Be Concerned About Biodiversity, We Have Managed To…

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IUCN Lists 15 New Sites As World’s Best Protected Areas

The International Union For Conservation Of Nature (IUCN) Has Admitted 15 New Natural Sites To The IUCN Green List Of Protected And Conserved Areas…

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To Meet Global Target, Countries Want Formal Control Over Indigenous Communities’ Lands

As The Convention On Biological Diversity Meeting Takes Stock Of Aichi Targets, The Suggestion Of Bringing Indigenous Communities’ Areas…

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Massive Open Online Course (MOOC): Biodiversity Finance

This Free, Seven-Week MOOC Will Provide You With The Tools To Assess The Policy, Institutional, And Economic Context For…

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FAO Job Vacancy - Fishery And Aquaculture Information Management Specialist

FAO Is Currently Seeking A Long Term Consultant In Support To The Fisheries And Resources Monitoring System – FIRMS Http://Firms.Fao.Org/

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FAO Job Vacancy - Fishery Officer (Capture Statistics)

FAO Is Seeking Applications From Suitably Qualified Individuals For The Position Of Fisheries Officer, Responsible For Capture Fisheries Statistics…

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Filling In The Gaps: Managing Endangered Species On The High Seas

Information About How Marine Animals Move Through The Oceans Has Become Vitally Important As Efforts Progress…

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The Katowice Test

UNFCCC Summit Must Heed The Frustration Of Countries That Are Most Vulnerable To Climate Change.

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Bacteria That Absorbs C02 Has Been Discovered In The Pacific Ocean

Before This Study, Researchers Thought The Biggest Source Of Biomass On The Seafloor Was Organic Matter…

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Vai