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EcoWB Joins Global Partnership on Marine Litter

In March 2021, EcoWB became a member organization of the Global Partnership on Marine Litter (GPML) which came out of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in 2012, bringing together those engaged in preventing marine litter to protect the marine...

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EcoWB Program Spotlight: GIS

EcoWB Program Spotlight: GIS Maps are one of humanity’s most important tools. They allow us to navigate in unfamiliar areas and visualize geographic features across the landscape. Modern maps are typically created in GIS...

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Amazon Megafish Project GIS and Remote Sensing Plan

  The EcoWB GIS Program is assisting Dr. Jens Hegg of the University of Idaho on a project investigating the migration patterns of Largetooth Sawfish (Pristis pristis). Dr. Hegg’s project utilizes chemical analyses of bony structures (including rostral teeth)...

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Amazon Megafish Migration Project & International Sawfish Day

The Amazon region, both within the Amazon River and along coast north and south of the river, is home to numerous large, migratory fishes. One of these fishes, the largetooth sawfish, has been the recent focus of the EcoWB Amazon Megafish Migration project. And, with...

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Marismas Project in Marismas Nacionales

The Marismas Nacionales (MN) is located on the Pacific coast of Mexico south of Mazatlan and north of Puerto Vallarta in the states of Sinaloa and Nayarit. It extends 240 km from north to south encompassing 513,000 ha, including 113,000 ha of mangroves. It is the...

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EcoWB’s Approach to Invasive Water Hyacinth Intervention

Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes, WH)—a free floating, perennial aquatic weed native to the Amazon Basin—is aggressively spreading around the globe, with dire ecological, economic, and social consequences. Once established, WH reproduces rapidly and commonly forms...

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New Grant from RLF for Peruvian Scallop FIP

EcoWB is pleased to announce a new grant from the Resources Legacy Fund to support a Pre Assessment (PA) of the Bay of Sechura scallop fishery. A PA is the first major step in a fisheries improvement project (FIP), geared toward increasing the sustainability and...

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