ResourceFinal Report: Measuring the degree of connectivity between remnant staghorn papatch at risk of Anthropogenic impacts
"Utilising a suite of techniques which combined population genetics with biophysical and larval dispersal modelling we test the relative influence of connectivity in remote island populations of a Staghorn coral, Acropora pulchra. This species is confined...
ResourcePohnpei Coral Reef Monitoring (CRM) Team - NOAA 2011 Final Report
"Pohnpei Coral Reef Monitoring (CRM) team completed another round of monitoring using a refined Long Swim or Timed Swim monitoring protocol as recommended by our partners from the University of Guam (UOG) to survey large reef food fish. Adopted by CRM tea...
ResourceHumtak-Pohnpei Youth in Conservation Learning Exchange
"The Humatak-Pohnpei Youth in Conservation Learning Exchange held from July 26 to August 1, 2013, is a partnership project between The Conservation Society of Pohnpei and the Humatak Community Foundation to inspire and motivate our youth to become lifelon...
ResourceConservation Action Planning Training Workshop Report Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands
"The training focused on introducing the TNC CAP Basic practices and Open Standards approach to natural resource managers in Saipan. Additional participants from Guam and American Samoa were also able to attend. The training consisted of an overview of th...
ResourceWatershed Learning Exchange in Hawaii summary
"A watershed learning exchange was held in collaboration with the Global Reef Resilience Program. Palau participants visited watershed sites on Hawaiis Oahu, Kona and Maui to learn how to reconcile increasing development with conservation. For more than t...
ResourceSummary of underwriting efforts for Micronesia Challenge marketing platforms
"As part of The Nature Conservancys (TNC) four-year cooperative agreement with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), we developed a new marketing approach for the Micronesia Challenge (MC) and our efforts to implement this approach w...
ResourceCommercial coral-reef fisheries across Micronesia: A need for improving management
"A dearth of scientific data surrounding Micronesias coral-reef fisheries has limited their formal assessment and continues to hinder local and regional management efforts. We approach this problem by comparing catch-based datasets from market landings ac...
ResourceAssessing the management effectiveness of Marine Protected Areas in Micronesia
Metadata Thumbnail "The development of modern conservation in Micronesia has incorporated many elements of traditional management and has resulted in a variety of innovative co-management schemes, governance structures and strategies unique to Micronesia and even to each of...
ResourceNon-commercial coral reef fishery assessments for the Western Pacific region
"Non-commercial fishing in the Western Pacific region may account for significant take of coral reef species. The nationwide Marine Recreational Fisheries Statistics Survey (MRFSS), and newly instated Marine Recreational Information Program (MRIP), produc...
ResourceThe Micronesia Challenge: Assessing the relative contribution of stressors on coral reefs to facilitate science-to-management feedback
"Fishing and pollution are chronic stressors that can prolong recovery of coral reefs and contribute to ecosystem decline. While this premise is generally accepted, management interventions are complicated because the contributions from individual stresso...