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Tag: South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute (SAERI)

  • Friday, March 19th 2021 - 15:09 UTC

    Falkland Islands Government gives nod to public consultation on Marine Management Areas

    Proposed Marine Management Areas – Falkland Islands Government Executive Council

    The Falkland Islands Government’s Executive Council has approved the launch of a public consultation on a series of proposed Marine Management Areas (MMAs) in Falklands waters, according to documents published this week.

  • Friday, February 15th 2019 - 07:46 UTC

    Falklands using drones to create fine scale models of minefields

    One of the drones being used to map Stanley’s minefields (SAERI)

    The minefields around the Falkland Islands capital, Stanley, dating back to the South Atlantic conflict, have remained largely untouched for most of nearly 35 years, due to the restrictions in place around access to the minefields. Over this time, they have become a haven for Falkland’s wildlife.

  • 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.

  • Wednesday, May 4th 2016 - 22:17 UTC

    “Whale recovery in Falklands” and an explosion of sightings

    Peak of whale sightings: January to March each year

    ”Whale recovery in Falklands’ waters was the subject of an article in Penguin News in October last year. It outlined the Marine Spatial Planning team’s efforts to capture the story of the mammal’s recovery.

  • Friday, January 15th 2016 - 09:04 UTC

    Falklands offers a PhD studentship opportunity in marine ecology research

    Fortuna Ltd together with SAERI and the Falklands' Fisheries Department are the sponsors of the research opportunity

    Falklands fishing company Fortuna Ltd., the Falklands' Fisheries Department and the South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute, SAERI are sponsoring a research opportunity for a Science honors graduate to embark on a career in academic or applied marine ecology in the Islands.

  • 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.

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