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N°13 July 2014

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You will find below a summary of the July 2014 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 Julio 2014. Para descargar pulse en la imagen.


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Vous trouverez ci-dessous le sommaire du numéro de Juillet 2014 en anglais. Cliquez sur l'image pour télécharger.


 


 


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Summary


 


News of the month
Coral reef conservation

Focus on
Lionfish workshop

Ongoing projects

  • Invasive Alien Species Management Strategies Workshop : Learning and sharing best practices between northern islands protected areas
  • Joint IWC/SPAW Workshop to address collisions between marine mammals and ships with a focus on the wider caribbean
  • Towards the completion of the UNEP/Spain Lifeweb project : Development of Scenarios for Transboundary Marine Mammal Management in the Wider Caribbean, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 23&24 April 2014



SPAW Pas / CaMPAM news

  • Update on the ECMMAN project
  • Factsheets available in August for the 18 Protected Areas listed under SPAW Protocol
  • The process to list new Protected Areas under
  • SPAW at COP 8 (November 2014) is ongoing
  • New on-line tools available to generate statistics and search through SPAW Protected Areas data
  • The five projects funded as part of the cooperation program for the Protected Areas listed under the SPAW Protocol are now completed
  • The SPAW/CaMPAM mentoring programme has started as a pilot project



Brief:

  • Jean Wiener, FoProBiM Director, honored by President Martelly and Minister of Environment Thomas on Earth Day in Haiti
  • Call for contributions to the 67th GCFI is on going
  • Building MPA Management Capacity and Coral Reef Resilience in the Caribbean’s Mesoamerican Reef Region
  • New call for proposals under the EU LIFE instrument
  • CBD workshop in Belize for capacity-building on ecosystem conservation and restoration



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