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Joint IWC and SPAW/UNEP Workshop to Address Collisions between Marine Mammals and Ships With a Focus on the Wider Caribbean

A joint IWC and SPAW/UNEP Workshop to Address -Collisions- between Marine Mammals and Ships with a focus on the Wider Caribbean, was held in Gamboa, Panama, 18-20 June 2014.The objectives of meeting were 1) review current, relevant ship strike mitigation measures with experts from around the world, 2) identify data gaps and information needs in the region, 3) discuss management initiatives which are most likely to be effective in the region, and beyond, and 4) recommend concrete actions for the IWC, UNEP-SPAW and member countries.