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N°9 May 2013

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You will find below a summary of the May 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 Mayo 2013. Para descargar pulse en la imagen.


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


 


Newsletter N°10

Summary


News of the month


Launching of a mentoring programme by the CaMPAM Network and Forum


Focus on


Workshop on marine mammal transboundary management (MamaCocoSea Project) in Paramaribo, Suriname, 18-20 March 2013


On-going projects


■  Exchange between St. Eustatius National Parks Foundation and St. Kitts and Nevis marine resources stakeholders on lionfish management
■  Agoa monitoring campaign: Let's get started for a new year!
■  Regional Strategy for the Control and Mitigation of the Invasive Lionfish in the Wider Caribbean Region
■  A new website with a dedicated database to compile data on the protected areas listed under the SPAW Protocol
■  Outcomes of the CITES 16th meeting with respect to rays and sharks
■  First ciguatoxic risk assessment in lionfish (Pterois volitans) in Guadeloupian archipelago
■  Strengthening enforcement for Caribbean marine protected areas (MPAs)


     


    Brief:


    • Additional grants awarded to WHMSI call for proposals


    • First ciguatoxic risk assessment in lionfish (Pterois volitans) in the Guadeloupian archipelago


    • Preliminary results of the manatee by-catch Pilot Project


    • Training on maritime traffic and options to reduce marine mammal vessel strikes


    • New structure of the SPAW-RAC's website


    • Strengthening enforcement for Caribbean marine protected areas (MPAs)


     


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