October 19, 2016
Jeremy Rude, Fisheries Specialist with The Nature Conservancy, describes the fundamentals of fisheries management and its connection to marine conservation. This webinar provides an introduction to TNC’s recently released fisheries management guidebook and discusses how fisheries management can complement the work of marine conservationists. The presentation also explores case studies that highlight how fisheries management can advance the work of marine conservation.
September 28, 2016
Dr. David Obura and Mishal Gudka of CORDIO East Africa (CORDIO EA), supported through the Biodiversity Project of the Indian Ocean Commission, present an overview of the 2016 coral bleaching event in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO), including some preliminary results from the analysis of regional bleaching data. The webinar gave participants an opportunity to reflect on their 2016 bleaching management plans and explore potential areas to improve, as well as allow them to raise issues, concerns and questions. Components of coral reef resilience with respect to bleaching, followed by actions to help build resilience into coral reef management were also discussed.
May 10, 2016
Dr. Phanor H Montoya-Maya discusses the effectiveness of a large-scale coral restoration project in Seychelles on restoring coral reef ecosystem services, and building reef resilience and resistance to bleaching. This webinar highlights the need to consider large-scale coral reef restoration as a cost-effective tool to include in the MPA manager’s toolbox.
March 31, 2016
This webinar unravels the mysteries of wild seafood supply chains and discuss the potential role supply chains can play in promoting more sustainable fisheries management.
February 24, 2016
As a collaboration among NGOs, businesses, funders, and governments, 50in10 has worked to take the most promising tools and approaches in small-scale fisheries management to the next level by testing, strengthening, and replicating them on a global scale. 50in10 Acting Executive Director Megan Arneson and Program Director Corey Peet discuss the outcomes of the recent Network Convening in Belize where members participated in a highly collaborative process to generate insights as to what processes are working well among small-scale fisheries projects, where the obstacles lie, and what areas of work need additional focus.
January 13, 2016
David Obura, of CORDIO East Africa, presents an update on the coral bleaching outlook for the Western Indian Ocean for January through May 2016, and updated guidance (in four basic steps!) for monitoring the bleaching event and impact at basic, intermediate and expert levels. This webinar serves as an introduction to a monitoring manual and additional resources available to coral reef managers linked to regional reporting for the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN) for 2016, with support provided through the Indian Ocean Commission.
November 10, 2015
Dr. Mark Eakin of NOAA Coral Reef Watch and Chris Bergh of TNC Florida discuss the bleaching outlook for the Southern Hemisphere this year and guidance for managers to better prepare and respond to bleaching events. This webinar includes a discussion of the influence of this strong El Niño, tools for users to keep track of the event and a description of Florida’s bleaching monitoring approach used since 2005.
July 28, 2015
Dr. Mark Eakin (NOAA Coral Reef Watch), Britt Parker (NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program) and Anne Rosinski (Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources) discuss the bleaching outlook for the Northern Hemisphere this year and provide guidance for managers to better prepare and respond to bleaching events. This webinar includes a description of tools for users to keep track of events, tips for response based on lessons learned in Hawaii, and the Top 10 Things You Can Do Before, During and After a Bleaching Event.
March 17, 2015
Marcel Bigue of WildAid discusses designing and implementing enforcement systems for both small and large MPAs. The webinar provides an overview of the law enforcement chain, the basics behind integrated coastal surveillance systems and how WildAid has applied different strategies in both the Eastern and Western Pacific.
March 11, 2015
Jim Bays, Technology Fellow at CH2M HILL discusses wastewater treatment technologies ranging from low-tech onsite treatment to large system level upgrades that improve public health and mitigate nutrient pollution impact to coral reefs and sensitive marine ecosystems. Case histories from small communities, resorts and large cities in coral reef areas are shared. Click here for resources from the presentation.