How much do you know about sea cucumbers, apart from being soft, slimy and wrinkled?

How much do you know about sea cucumbers, apart from being soft, slimy and wrinkled? Sea cucumbers are obsessed with cleaning marine sand, this is how they feed. By filtering sand, sea cucumbers remove decaying organic matter from our ocean floor. This…

Do you know why some Pacific Lagoon corals are resistant to climate change?

Photo: Corals in New Caledonia, Credit: SPC/Pauline Bosserelle

Digital terminal, interactive quiz and videos: new awareness tools for sustainable fishing

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A participatory research tool for fisheries communities in Pacific launched

Photo Credit: WorldFish, Solomon Islands An interactive tool to support women, youth, community leaders on how to review their local fisheries management practices and knowledge was presented today to the Cultivating Equality: Advancing Gender Research…

How SPC organised the first virtual Heads of Fisheries meeting

History will certainly remember 2020 as the year in which the COVID-19 pandemic led to profound transformations in how international organisations operate on a daily basis. With travel restrictions and country lockdowns, organisations had to re-think the…

Bridging fishers’ and Western scientific knowledges to farm sea cucumbers in a community setting in Palau

Photo © George Stoyle - A fisherwoman gleaning sea cucumbers in the seagrass beds adjacent to the farm By Caroline Ferguson1, Ann Singeo and Alex Ferrier-Loh Caroline Ferguson is a PhD candidate in the Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and…

Using technology to improve the coastal fishery data collection in Wallis and Futuna

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[VIRTUAL] 12th Head of Fisheries meeting

​The SPC HoF meeting provides oversight of all SPC work in the field of fisheries and aquaculture, as well as an opportunity to discuss topics of regional interest. It covers both of SPC's Oceanic and Coastal Fisheries Programmes, which form the…

3rd SPC Regional Technical Meeting for Coastal Fisheries (RTMCF)

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