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N°10 September 2013

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You will find below a summary of the September 2013 release, in english. Click on the picture to download the newsletter.

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Tenemos el placer de presentarle el boletín del CAR SPAW, que se publica en Inglés. Abajo hay un resumen del número de Septiembre 2013. Para descargar pulse en la imagen.

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Vous trouverez ci-dessous le sommaire du numéro de Septembre 2013, en anglais. Cliquez sur l'image pour télécharger.

 

Newsletter N°10

 

Summary

News of the month

Launching of a cooperation programme for the protected areas listed under the SPAW Protocol

 

Focus on

66th annual meeting of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute : newMPA science and managementsession

 

On-going projects

  • Capacity building for marine mammal stranding networks : stranding kits distributed

  • New steps taken to tackle the invasion of the lionfish

  • Upcoming joint IWC and SPAW/UNEP training workshop on response to large whale entanglement events

  • Call for data : Leaflet on marine mammal watching in the WCR

  • The UNEP-CEP Project to support the countries associated to the Caribbean Challenge comes to end

 

Brief:

  • Valuation of nature capital of Bonaire (Netherlands)

  • Good news from Haiti : legal protection of mangroves and establishment of the first MPA in the country

  • A methodology to estimate local lionfish density with lionfish derbies

  • IUCN Green List of Protected Areas

 

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