IUCN Expert Workshop on Important Marine Mammal Areas (IMMAs) – Pacific Islands Region
When: 2017 March
Role: Invited Expert
Event:IUCN Expert Workshop on Important Marine Mammal Areas (IMMAs) – Pacific Islands Region
Date: Apia, Samoa. 27-31 March
More Info: This expert workshop will be crucial for the Identification of Important Marine Mammal Areas (IMMAs) in the Pacific Islands region. It is organised by the IUCN Marine Mammal Protected Areas Task Force (MMPAs Task Force). Funding for the workshop is being provided by the GOBI Initiative, supported by the Government of Germany and hosted by the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP). The Tethys Research Institute will contribute with scientific, technical and organisational support.
During this ground-breaking workshop (outcomes will be vital for large-scale Marine Spatial Planning for years to come), APEX Environmental will focus on the identification of IMMAs in Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and the Coral Sea in particular.