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Nakorotubu district launches MPA network

One of Fiji’s largest district has declared 10 coral reefs as Marine Protected Areas (MPA). The Tikina Nakorotubu in the Ra Province has taken this step in realization of the increasing pressure on its qoliqoli (fishing grounds)...[more]

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Capacity Building exercise for Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) analysis in the South Pacific

Vincent Vishant Lal, a research assistant with the Institute of Applied Sciences had a recent research / training attachment (July 2007 until January 18) at the University of Queensland, National Research Centre for Environmental...[more]

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Water and sanitation for healthy Pacific communities

The Institute of Applied Sciences (IAS) at the University of the South Pacific (USP) was invited to take part at the WORLD WATER DAY 2008 which was organised by SOPAC. The year’s theme was “SANITATION FOR HEALTHY PACIFIC...[more]

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IAS purchases new state-of-the-art equipment to assist with research

The Institute of Applied Sciences at the University of the South Pacific has invested in its first ever Liquid Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry – LC-MS equipment which is expected to further enhance research work carried out by...[more]

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LMMA Network Coordination Team (NCT) meeting

The Asia-Pacific Locally Managed Marine Area (LMMA) Network Coordination Team (NCT meeting) had a regional workshop from the 28th April - 3rd May, 2007. The workshop was held at the Centre for Appropriate Technology and...[more]

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Institute of Applied Science wins three major research awards

Marine Conservation in the Asia-Pacific region will be strengthened by three grants recently awarded to the Institute of Applied Science (IAS) at the University of the South Pacific. The grants will total US$1.5 million over...[more]

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USP's Institute of Applied Science research staff attend International POPs workshop in Amsterdam

Two of Institute of Applied Sciences staff were invited to attend an international workshop on Capacity building for POPs Analysis in developing Countries organised by UNEP/ chemicals recently. Mr. Usaia Dolodolotawake...[more]

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