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An Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management Planning workshop in North Samar, Philippines

by Supin Wongbusarakum “As a government employee, I will share all my knowledge and put in all my effort by doing my tasks the best I can to ensure success of the Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) plan. Being … Continue reading

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Kamusta! Fish tales from the Philippines

by Max Sudnovsky During the month of April, I had the opportunity to experience the islands of the archipelagic Republic of the Philippines. From upland areas to coastal communities, my adventure took me from the northernmost tip of Luzon Island, … Continue reading

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NOAA Leads GIS Workshop in Timor-Leste

By Max Sudnovsky and Annette DesRochers NOAA Fisheries’ team members Annette DesRochers and Max Sudnovsky of the Coral Reef Ecosystem Program (CREP) recently returned from a productive visit to Dili, Timor-Leste. Nearing the end of a four-year collaborative partnership between … Continue reading

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Giant strides forward to improve fisheries management in Indonesia

By Megan Moews-Asher Let us begin with the “why”… At the request of the U.S. Agency for International Development, the NOAA Fisheries’ Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) team has been working with colleagues in Indonesia since 2011 to help … Continue reading

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Sulu-Sulawesi: A Seascape in the Heart of the Coral Triangle

By Supin Wongbusarakum It is an interesting challenge to contemplate future plans for a vast blue seascape, bright with corals and teeming with fish, under florescent lights in a carpeted hotel meeting room in Manado, Indonesia. The Sulu-Sulawesi Seascape is … Continue reading

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How can an ecosystem approach be used to address climate change?

By Adel Heenan and Amanda Dillon The Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center’s Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED), in collaboration with scientists from 16 international institutions, recently published a paper in the journal Marine Policy that discusses how coastal fisheries management … Continue reading

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