Oceania

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IUCN Members in Oceania IUCN has a total of 53 Members in the Oceania region, with 14 countries and territories represented. This total includes 8 State Members, 14 government agencies, 28 national...
Fiji is blessed with a diverse and rich marine environment that is worth billions of dollars to the economy and its value is deeply embedded in our...
The Fiji Government recognises the importance of the marine environment and has, therefore, embarked upon a process to protect 30% of it in a national network of marine protected areas (MPAs) by 2020...
Pacific representatives met in Apia, Samoa last week to identify the challenges and opportunities to progress and effectively manage Protected Areas...
The MACBIO Project is funded by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety’s (BMU’s) International Climate Initiative (IKI). It is assisting the countries...
Photo: D.B. Snyder, 2014 The Snapper, Seabream, and Grunt Specialist Group (SSG SG) works to advance research and conservation of over 540 diverse reef fish...
Photo: W. Palm Bch. Fishing Club, 2012 The Snapper, Seabream, and Grunt Specialist Group (SSG SG) works to achieve global conservation and sustainable use of...
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) celebrated their...
Speaking at the event, Director General SPREP Kosi Latu recognised the 25 years of SPREP’s operation in the Pacific region as an independent regional organisation. “We are here to commemorate 25...
With the aim to strengthen the management and governance of protected areas in the Pacific region, close to one hundred participants from governments...
In welcoming the participants, Afioga Taefu Lemi Taefu, Hon. Associate Minister for Natural Resources and Environment, Government of Samoa acknowledged the significance of protected areas. “The...
Regional chairPete Smith CEM SC Focal pointKelvin PassfieldCountries of the Region Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Caledonia...
To pursue IUCN WCPA’s global mission and advocate for key agreed strategic directions    The VC and other WCPA are prominent in meetings within Australia to champion positive protected area outcomes...
 Oceania currently has some 350+ members from all levels of government, resource agencies as well as conservation agencies; non-government organisations in nature conservation, indigenous...
Securing the systems WCPA supports and endorses the Aichi Target of the Convention on Biological Diversity especially Target 11: By 2020, at least 17 per cent of terrestrial and inland water, and...
Penelope Figgis AO IUCN WCPA Regional Vice Chair Oceania Photo: Penelope Figgis Penelope was first appointed Vice Chair for Oceania in 2005.  A political scientist,...

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