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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|

Why won’t simply creating marine reserves save sea life?

How is the world doing at conserving marine life? One common metric is the amount of ocean that governments have designated as protected areas.

February 5th, 2014|LMMA News and Updates|

Fiji LMMA Network provides groundwork for BIOPAMA to engage new cadre of Conservation Officers in Fiji

A very exciting development and a strong step forward has been taken for community based natural resource management in Fiji with the recent decision to appoint 14 new full-time Conservation Officers who are university qualified and who will live and work in each province (yasana) across the Fiji Islands.

February 3rd, 2014|LMMA News and Updates|

LMMA News & Tools Bulletin, January 2014

Building resilient communities addresses a community's capability gaps, enhances the catalyst of partnership, and builds strong communities in the face of nature challenges. As a result, 12 out of 14 coastal provinces in Fiji are recognized as part of the Fiji LMMA Network. - Semisi Meo, FLMMA Coordinator

January 22nd, 2014|LMMA News and Updates|

Review: Islands at risk? Environments, economies and contemporary change

Islands are back in vogue. It’s not that they ever disappeared but climate change in particular has brought islands to the fore of a global conversation on the way we think about human development.

January 15th, 2014|LMMA News and Updates|

Professor Bill Aalbersberg awarded PIELA for Lifetime Achievement

Professor Bill Aalbersberg, Director of the Institute of Applied Science at the University of the South Pacific, and a co-founder of the LMMA Network, received the inaugural Pacific Islands Environment Leadership Lifetime Achievement award (PIELA) for his work in the field of community based adaptive management (CBAM) and integrated coastal management (ICM).

December 22nd, 2013|LMMA News and Updates|