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Masters of Marine Science in Scotland
Fri, 18 Sep 2015 - 12:45

Top-rated Masters program. Funding. Certainly worth looking at.

“Between a rock and a hard place…”
Fri, 18 Sep 2015 - 12:45

A timeous paper from our colleague at PLAAS, Mafa Hara. Potential for considering the South African small scale fisheries context.

Applications open: Marine Biogeographic Data Management
Wed, 16 Sep 2015 - 13:15

Marine Biogeographic Data Management (contributing and using OBIS), to be held in Ostend, Belgium, between 30 November – 4 December 2015

Tropical Atlantic Variability conference update
Wed, 16 Sep 2015 - 12:45

The 2015 Tropical Atlantic Variability Conference was held at the Breakwater Lodge from Monday 24th to Friday 28th August with a diverse group of 90 delegates from 25 countries in attendance.

Tracking Implementation of an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries (EAF) in South Africa, 26 August 2015
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 - 12:45

WWF South Africa, the Responsible Fisheries Alliance & UCT’s South African Research Chair in Marine Ecology and Fisheries would like to invite all interested parties to join a half day seminar in support of developing practical action to track the implementation of an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries (EAF) in South Africa.

“North Pacific ‘blob’ stirs up fisheries management”
Fri, 21 Aug 2015 - 12:15

A very unusual phenomena is causing some confusion or at least uncertainty.

Tuesday Chattie: Fishers’ knowledge and culture in marine resource management
Tue, 18 Aug 2015 - 13:00

Pierre Hardy will be presenting some of his work around the “Use of fishers’ knowledge and culture in decision making tool design for marine resource management”

Event Details: AMS Project Proposals
Wed, 12 Aug 2015 - 10:30

The AMS class of 2015 will be presenting their mini-dissertation project proposals on the mornings of Thursday 13th and Friday 14th August 2015 in the John day Museum from 9h30 to 12h30.

Drone developed for poaching surveillance
Fri, 07 Aug 2015 - 12:15

A drone has been developed that can remain in flight for two days. It is Interesting to see further investment in technology to control poaching of marine resources.

Event Details: AASA Conference
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 - 10:00

This year the Aquaculture Association of Southern Africa (AASA) and the Department of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries, in collaboration with the University of Limpopo, the Limpopo Provincial Department of Agriculture, and the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO), will be holding a bi- annual meeting at the Ranch Hotel in Limpopo, South Africa from 27thSeptember to 2nd October 2015. 

Aquaculture Conference (AASA) - Take Note Students
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 - 09:30

This year the Aquaculture Association of Southern Africa (AASA) and the Department of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries, in collaboration with the University of Limpopo, the Limpopo Provincial Department of Agriculture, and the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO), will be holding a bi- annual meeting at the Ranch Hotel in Limpopo, South Africa from 27thSeptember to 2nd October 2015.

Scientific Voyage to Retrieve Vital Ocean Data
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 - 10:00

After two years of negotiation between scientists and government ministers, the polar research vessel SA Agulhas II is heading into the Southern Ocean where a UCT oceanography team has some unfinished business. Led by oceanographer Isabelle Ansorge, they’ll retrieve moorings with vital information on how climate change is affecting the world’s ocean current system.

 

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