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Great service by fish wardens, Fiji Times

This edition contains three contributions. The first, “Developing a common understanding of taxonomy for fisheries management in north Vella Lavella, Solomon Islands,” Philippa Cohen and seven co-authors document the local language names and etymology of marine fishes and invertebrates.

June 4th, 2014|LMMA News and Updates|

LMMA Network News & Tools Bulletin, May-Jun 2014

This edition contains three contributions. The first, “Developing a common understanding of taxonomy for fisheries management in north Vella Lavella, Solomon Islands,” Philippa Cohen and seven co-authors document the local language names and etymology of marine fishes and invertebrates.

June 1st, 2014|LMMA News and Updates, Resources|

Managing Marine Areas, Fiji Times

OUT of the 1800-plus villages in Fiji, about 420 have established locally managed marine areas (LMMAs). More village areas, however, need to become part of this initiative if their livelihoods are to be made sustainable.

April 25th, 2014|LMMA News and Updates|

Brad Carte, New FLMMA Coordinator

The LMMA Network welcomes Brad Carte, FLMMA's new Country Coordinator, who joined the Network in late 2013. An honorary fellow at the Institute of Applied Sciences, USP, and a Lecturer in the School of Marine Studies, Brad has a PhD in Oceanography from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and over 20 years pharmaceutical industry experience in developing and managing large scale programs for the sustainable development of natural resources, with a special focus on the marine environment.

February 22nd, 2014|LMMA News and Updates|

Enchanting town copes with disasters

HINATUAN, Surigao del Sur—Snuggled behind rocky mountains and directly facing the picturesque but treacherous Pacific Ocean, the sleepy fishing town of Hinatuan in Surigao del Sur province offers lessons on ways to adapt to the alarming changes in the environment.

February 22nd, 2014|LMMA News and Updates|

LMMA News & Tools Bulletin – February 2014

The WorldFish Center with the Solomon Islands Locally Management Marine Area (SILMMA) Network hosted a ‘Women and Fishing’ training workshop, bringing together 19 women representing various provinces.

February 22nd, 2014|LMMA News and Updates|