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Ninth WIOMSA Scientific Symposium

The ninth Scientific Symposium of the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA), will be held from 26-31 October 2015 in Durban, South Africa. The symposium, which organized by WIOMSA in collaboration with the University of KwaZulu-Natal and Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) 

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ODINAFRICA News & Updates

NOW OPEN - IFS Individual Research Grants - Call for applications - DEADLINE DEC 31ST

The International Foundation for Science (IFS) provides early-career support to promising young developing country researchers. Deadline for applications is 31 December 2014.

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Status report on African maritime border disputes

When maritime borders have never been formally demarcated, the discovery of natural resources significantly raises the stakes. A report on recent African maritime border disputes.

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New partnership targets improved information on marine biodiversity

A new collaboration between the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) and the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC) aims to improve the volume and quality of information available to policy makers for conservation and sustainable use of the ocean’s biological resources.

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Coastal Blue Carbon: New manual for measuring, assessing, and analyzing

The International Blue Carbon Initiative is proud to present “Coastal Blue Carbon: methods for assessing carbon stocks and emissions factors in mangroves, tidal salt marshes, and seagrass meadows”.

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Researchers estimate new sea level rise scenario

Not a year goes by without daunting projections on sea level rise. The year of 2014 will prove to be no exception.

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