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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.


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.


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


Newsletter N°10


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)



    • 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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