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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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Summary


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


Publications


Events


Brief:


  • 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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