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N°8 February 2013

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


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News of the month

18 Protected Areas (PAs) have been listed under the SPAW Protocol during the Seventh Meeting of the Contracting Parties - COP7

Focus on

UNEP-CAR/RCU and SPAW meetings: Adoption of the new SPAW Workplan for 2013-2014

On-going projects

  • Results of the 2nd Agoa monitoring campaign

  • Wrap-up of Caribbean Challenge initiative : two last mid-size grants for enforcement awarded

  • Extension of the LifeWeb project on broad-scale Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) for marine mammals and next activities

  • Update on the major achievements of the GEF Caribbean Large Marine Ecosystem (CLME) Reef Biodiversity and Reef Fisheries Pilot Project

  • Caribbean Waterbird Census Regional Count 2013

  • Wrapping-up of the project on mangrove reforestation and environmental education in Haiti




  • Translation of the Lionfish Manual in Spanish completed

  • New large project on MPAs : the IUCN BIOPAMA project

  • Karukera Benthos 2012 in Guadeloupe, FWI

  • CMS Small Grants Programme Announces Projects Funded

  • NFWF announcement of solicitation for spring 2013 funding 

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