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The Return of the Octopus
31 Oct 2018 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
How a temporary fishery closure increased octopus population and improved the livelihoods of fishers in the island...
Marine Protected Areas as a Nature-Based Soluti...
31 Oct 2018 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are a nature-based solution that benefits birds, mammals, fish and people too. In th...
Sustainable Management of Transboundary Floodab...
31 Oct 2018 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
Historically, the local populations in floodable forests [1] in the Amazon were able to sustain themselves through...
Marine Spatial Planning as a Tool for Managemen...
31 Oct 2018 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
As countries of Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region gain traction for increasing Gross Domestic Product (GDP) over t...
Because information is not enough
11 Oct 2018 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
The Ninth GEF Biennial International Waters Conference (IWC9), generously hosted by the Government of Morocco, wil...
PEMSEA partners with Circulate Capital
30 Aug 2018 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
New impact investment management firm issues call for proposals on recycling solutions that remediate and prevent ...
Eighth session of the Meeting of the Parties to...
24 Aug 2018 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
You are invited to join more than 400 representatives of Ministries, joint bodies, international and non-governmen...
Fight against coastal erosion reinforced with s...
01 Aug 2018 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
On 21-22 June 2018 in Grand-Bassam, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, seventy-three high level representatives met for a val...
Enabling Women’s Economic Empowerment in MPAs M...
30 Jul 2018 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
The Red Sea and Gulf of Aden Strategic Ecosystem Management (SEM) Project is executed by the Regional Organization...
Blue Economy in the Wider Caribbean Region
22 Jun 2018 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
The Caribbean evokes images of white sandy beaches, crystal blue waters, vibrant coral reefs, and abundant fish li...
"Circularity" - Keeping Plastic Out of the Ocean
22 Jun 2018 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
A Source to Sea Approach examines marine litter along the water continuum from the watershed on land, and through ...
Environmental Security and Blue Economy in the ...
22 Jun 2018 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
The South China Sea is a strategic body of water surrounded by nations that are currently at the helm of industria...