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N° 7 September 2012

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You will find below a summary of the September 2012 release, in english. Click on the picture to download the newsletter.


 


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Summary




News of the month


Next meetings of the Caribbean Environment Programme in October 2012, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic


Focus on


Enhancing Law Enforcement for the Caribbean Marine Environment


 On-going projects

  • Invasive Lionfish in the Caribbean: new training opportunity, and recent steps towards a regional strategy

  • A series of Protected Areas will be proposed for listing under SPAW at the next COP meeting

  • Development of a Regional Red List for the Caribbean

  • IWC and the next IWC/SPAW workshops on ship strikes and entanglements

  • Red LAC


Publications


Events


Brief:


  • Release of the Marine Mammal Mapping Online Application


  • Update on the Manatee Bycatch Pilot Project 


  • Two new small grants attributed by CaMPAM for exchanges amongst MPA managers and fishermen


  • Funding opportunity : FP7 research funding for EU overseas


  •  Next MM monitoring campaign in the French Antilles EEZ and neighboring countries


  • Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary (SBNMS) tagging cruise – June 2012


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