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Montevideo, November 22nd 2017 - 11:05 UTC

Tag: Dr Paul Brickle

  • Friday, August 11th 2017 - 20:26 UTC

    Falklands' SAERI lead in Ascension Island tropical marine research

    Cleaner shrimp with Apolo damselfish (Picture SMSG);

    The Journal of Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom (*) has this month released a special issue focussing on Ascension Island’s marine biodiversity. Falklands' based SAERI Director Dr Paul Brickle explained that 20 papers reported on the results of 202 sampling events, comprising a mixture of quantitative SCUBA surveys involving belt transects for fish and mobile fauna and quadrat photography for sessile fauna.

  • Thursday, August 10th 2017 - 07:09 UTC

    Falklands' hosts Montserrat top official as part of UK's Territory to Territory Partnership

    Mr Hogan said “Montserrat is very keen to further develop the T2T partnership that we have established, and it is important that we both visit each other’s islands”

    A leading Montserrat official is visiting the Falkland Islands for a week as part of a Territory to Territory partnership initiative between the two islands that was initiated last year. The Caribbean island British Overseas Territory Minister of Agriculture, Trade, Lands, Housing, and Environment, Claude E.S. Hogan arrived on the Falklands on the 7th August 2017.

  • Tuesday, April 11th 2017 - 06:14 UTC

    Falkland Islanders asked on proposals to recommend Marine Management Areas

    A pair of Black-Browed Albatross: 56% of the Falklands breeding Black-Browed Albatross population (approx. 44% of world population) live on Jason Islands

    Falkland Islanders are being asked to comment on proposals to recommend three Marine Management Areas (MMAs) to the Falkland Islands Government (FIG). These areas include some of the Falklands most pristine and vulnerable marine environments such as around Beauchêne Island and the Jason Islands archipelago, and include globally important populations of the Black-Browed Albatross and the Rockhopper penguin.

  • Friday, March 24th 2017 - 11:22 UTC

    Falklands/Honduras to share experiences in marine coastal resources management

    Ambassador Carolyn Davidson said that Dr Brickle’s visit set a milestone and is an  example on how bridges of collaboration can be built across Latin America.

    Honduras and UK South Atlantic British Overseas Territories, mainly Falkland Islands are to share scientific experiences and develop potential projects that could enhance the Central American country's management of its marine coastal resources. With this purpose the Director of the South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute (SAERI), Dr Paul Brickle, visited Roatán and Tegucigalpa last week.

  • Friday, August 26th 2016 - 08:13 UTC

    Falklands and Montserrat sign marine spatial environment partnership accord

    Strong partnerships with other OTs and with the JNCC “have led to the exciting initiative ‘T2T’ sharing skills knowledge and expertise”, affirmed MLA Poole

    UK Overseas Territories governments of the Falkland Islands and Montserrat have signed an agreement that facilitates a Territory to Territory partnership with the purpose of transferring knowledge and skills from the South Atlantic and the Caribbean. The skills and knowledge transfer will focus on information management and marine spatial planning.

  • Friday, September 18th 2015 - 14:27 UTC

    Falklands' Fortuna Ltd. sponsors research on southern blue whiting

    Wallace from Fortuna Ltd said research would help for the future management and understanding of the dynamics of southern blue whiting in the region.

    Falkland Islands fishing company Fortuna Ltd has become a sponsor and research partner in a PhD student ship on southern blue whiting. The Falkland Islands Government fisheries Department (FIFD) and the South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute (SAERI) are also collaborators in this research project.

  • Thursday, August 1st 2013 - 03:33 UTC

    South Georgia company sponsors research on toothfish sustainability

    Research will benefit science and ultimately give the industry a better understanding into the handling and monitoring of stock, said Stuart Wallace

    Georgia Seafood is sponsoring pioneering research into the reproductive behaviour of the Patagonian Toothfish in South Georgia. Director of Georgia Seafood Stuart Wallace explained that in a market that demands sustainability it is important to the company that they support the science underpinning that aim.

  • Monday, March 11th 2013 - 08:04 UTC

    Falklands and South Atlantic environment and geography information management system

    SAERI Director Dr Brickle, “an incredible opportunity to make environmental data storage and management more efficient across the Territories”

    The South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute (SAERI) announced a new program: the South Atlantic Information Management System and GIS Centre, which officially brings together the UK South Atlantic Overseas Territories in SAERI’s South Atlantic scope that ranges from the equator down to the ice. The Centre is funded by the FCO via the UK’s Joint Nature Conservation Committee.

  • Friday, August 12th 2011 - 17:37 UTC

    Falklands claims Argentina responsible for ending Southern Blue Whiting fishery

    Argentina contributes for the destruction of the species Southern Blue Whiting in the South West Atlantic claim Falkland Islands Fisheries Department scientists and fishing company executives.