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Indonesia engages in an ambitious effort to finalize ecosystem-based fisheries management plans nationwide

By Megan Moews-Asher Indonesia’s Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) in July 2013 tasked 13 select individuals across its numerous directorates, along with NGO, university, and contracting representatives, with development of a fisheries management plan (known as an “RPP” … Continue reading

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NOAA helps Timor-Leste leaders build capacity in an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management

By Megan Moews What is an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM)? Why would you want or need to implement an EAFM? How would you implement one? These questions were posed and discussed during a successful 2-day training workshop on … Continue reading

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NOAA scientists train high-level fisheries and environment officials of the Philippines on an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management

By Adel Heenan and Kathryn Dennis Dr. Rusty Brainard, Dr. Adel Heenan, and Mr. Max Sudnovsky of the PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED) facilitated a training workshop on an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) for leaders, executive, and decision … Continue reading

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Scientists, students monitor effects of climate change on coral reefs of Verde Island Passage, Philippines

By Max Sudnovsky About a year ago, in March 2012, a team from the PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED) in partnership with researchers at the University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute (UP-MSI) initiated an effort to monitor long-term … Continue reading

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Scientists train Malaysia’s leaders in an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management

Supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and NOAA’s Coral Reef Conservation Program, Rusty Brainard and Megan Moews of the PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED), with Robert Pomeroy of the U.S. Coral Triangle Initiative (USCTI) Coral Triangle … Continue reading

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NOAA, FAO, and South Asia regional partners met to develop training curricula on an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management

Supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Rusty Brainard, Adel Heenan, and Megan Moews of the PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Division from Nov. 28 to Dec. 1 took part in a short writeshop in Phuket, Thailand, to develop … Continue reading

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