Friday, 14 November 2014

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Posted: 10 Nov 2014 08:02 AM PST
Conservationists are rejoicing at the listing of 21 species of sharks and rays under the Appendices of the Convention on Migratory Species, made official today in the final plenary session of the Conference of Parties (CoP).

Posted: 10 Nov 2014 08:07 AM PST
Harnessing 'people power' to manage fisheries in the developing world has significantly benefited local communities and coral reefs, according to new research.http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sciencedaily/~4/9x6LuBArZ-s?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email

Thursday, 6 November 2014

NRF signs the Berlin Declaration

On 20 October 2014, Prof Martin Stratman, President of the Max Planck Society, congratulated the National Research Foundation (NRF) on joining 495 international education and research organisations in signing the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities. The list of signatories can be found here.

The 2003 Berlin Declaration asserted that scholarly research results and cultural heritage shall be freely accessible and usable for scientists and the public

Tuesday, 4 November 2014

New academic collaboration develops curricula in aquaculture, fisheries science in Africa

A new academic collaboration to develop and refine curricula in aquaculture and fisheries science has been entered into by Rhodes University's Department of Ichthyology and Fisheries Science (DIFS), Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) (Malawi), the University of Eldoret (Kenya), and Makerere University (Uganda)
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