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  • The lionfish in its native range : brief description of its biology and ecology - CAR-SPAW-RAC
    Learning and MTIASIC Project Funding Potential sources of funding Sources of funding introduction Summary table of avaible funds Cross sectoral funds GEF and french GEF Fundings for the french stakeholders European Development Fund Targeted funding MacArthur Foundation Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund Marine Mammal Commission UNEP CAP CaMPAM GCFI small grants funds Caribbean Coastal Communities Small Grants Program Calls for proposals Assessment of coral reef projects Call for research projects on invasive species for 2012 2013 CaMPAM s Marine protected areas small grants Publications and useful links Funding Launch of Coastal Capital Ecosystem Valuation for Decision Making in the Useful publications Introduction Newsletter N 18 March 2016 N 13 July 2014 N 15 February 2015 N 7 September 2012 N 1 October 2010 N 10 September 2013 N 11 January 2014 N 12 April 2014 N 14 October 2014 N 16 May 2015 N 17 October 2015 N 2 January 2011 N 3 June 2011 N 4 September 2011 N 5 January 2012 N 6 May 2012 N 8 February 2013 N 9 May 2013 SPAW Protocol and the SPAW RAC The SPAW RAC Tourism and MPA Sustainable tourism and MPA Workshop 12 14 june 2013 Partners and stakeholders Partners in the Wider Caribbean Region French partners and stakeholders Marine and coastal protected areas Partners in the French West Indies and French Guyana Portfolio COP 8 09 December 2014 Haiti Project missions 2011 2012 Manatee Bycatch Pilot Project Climate Change Documentation on climate change Workshop on MPA resilience to climate change St Martin 28 29 Nov Biodiversity valuation Biodiversity valuation The case of Bonaire Frequently Asked Questions The SPAW Protocol The SPAW RAC BEST Initiative The context The project The objective The calendar The Caribbean BEST Team Presentation of BEST initiative project The BEST 2 0 Grant Programme Sargassum A regional issue for the Caribbean UNEP CEP SPAW RAC regional cooperation Search Newsletter subscription Your e mail address Home Invasive alien species Lionfish The lionfish in its native range brief description of its biology and The lionfish in its native range brief description of its biology and ecology All the versions of this article Also in this section Lionfish Management Workshop at the 68th GCFI conference Coordinated strategy to prevent and control invasive species Pterois volitans lionfish by professional fishing in Guadeloupe St Martin and St Barthelemy Current lionfish activities by SPAW RAC and its partners International partners launch plan to tackle invasive lionfish Invasive Lionfish A Guide to Control and Management The lionfish in its native range brief description of its biology and ecology The problem of Lionfish in the Caribbean Vulnerability of the Caribbean region to lionfish invasion Coral reefs and associated ecosystems such as mangroves and sea grasses are daily threatened by natural and anthropogenic factors such as climate change ocean acidification sea level rise coral bleaching coastal development overfishing pollution and storms and hurricanes Another major threat in ecological and economic terms are invasive alien species IAS The spread of the IAS can eventually result in losses

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  • The problem of Lionfish in the Caribbean - CAR-SPAW-RAC
    GCFI small grants funds Caribbean Coastal Communities Small Grants Program Calls for proposals Assessment of coral reef projects Call for research projects on invasive species for 2012 2013 CaMPAM s Marine protected areas small grants Publications and useful links Funding Launch of Coastal Capital Ecosystem Valuation for Decision Making in the Useful publications Introduction Newsletter N 18 March 2016 N 13 July 2014 N 15 February 2015 N 7 September 2012 N 1 October 2010 N 10 September 2013 N 11 January 2014 N 12 April 2014 N 14 October 2014 N 16 May 2015 N 17 October 2015 N 2 January 2011 N 3 June 2011 N 4 September 2011 N 5 January 2012 N 6 May 2012 N 8 February 2013 N 9 May 2013 SPAW Protocol and the SPAW RAC The SPAW RAC Tourism and MPA Sustainable tourism and MPA Workshop 12 14 june 2013 Partners and stakeholders Partners in the Wider Caribbean Region French partners and stakeholders Marine and coastal protected areas Partners in the French West Indies and French Guyana Portfolio COP 8 09 December 2014 Haiti Project missions 2011 2012 Manatee Bycatch Pilot Project Climate Change Documentation on climate change Workshop on MPA resilience to climate change St Martin 28 29 Nov Biodiversity valuation Biodiversity valuation The case of Bonaire Frequently Asked Questions The SPAW Protocol The SPAW RAC BEST Initiative The context The project The objective The calendar The Caribbean BEST Team Presentation of BEST initiative project The BEST 2 0 Grant Programme Sargassum A regional issue for the Caribbean UNEP CEP SPAW RAC regional cooperation Search Newsletter subscription Your e mail address Home Invasive alien species Lionfish The problem of Lionfish in the Caribbean The problem of Lionfish in the Caribbean All the versions of this article Also in this section Lionfish Management Workshop at the 68th GCFI conference Coordinated strategy to prevent and control invasive species Pterois volitans lionfish by professional fishing in Guadeloupe St Martin and St Barthelemy Current lionfish activities by SPAW RAC and its partners International partners launch plan to tackle invasive lionfish Invasive Lionfish A Guide to Control and Management The lionfish in its native range brief description of its biology and ecology The problem of Lionfish in the Caribbean Vulnerability of the Caribbean region to lionfish invasion Lionfish workshop The proliferation of lionfish in the Caribbean over the last ten years is a real and growing threat to the ecology of tropical and sub tropical marine areas in the Wider Caribbean Region Now that the entire region has been invaded densities of lionfish in newly invaded locations are expected to increase quickly as it was observed in the sites e g The Bahamas that were invaded first To date no decrease in the densities of lionfish have been observed and the densities seem to remain high over a sufficient period to create serious damage to reefs and fish species Lionfish can cause damage direct or indirect to coral reefs sea grasses and mangroves due to their

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  • Vulnerability of the Caribbean region to lionfish invasion - CAR-SPAW-RAC
    partners launch plan to tackle invasive lionfish Invasive Lionfish A Guide to Control and Management The lionfish in its native range brief description of its biology and The problem of Lionfish in the Caribbean Vulnerability of the Caribbean region to lionfish invasion Ongoing projects Globallast Project Invasive Alien Species management strategies workshop Learning and MTIASIC Project Funding Potential sources of funding Sources of funding introduction Summary table of avaible funds Cross sectoral funds GEF and french GEF Fundings for the french stakeholders European Development Fund Targeted funding MacArthur Foundation Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund Marine Mammal Commission UNEP CAP CaMPAM GCFI small grants funds Caribbean Coastal Communities Small Grants Program Calls for proposals Assessment of coral reef projects Call for research projects on invasive species for 2012 2013 CaMPAM s Marine protected areas small grants Publications and useful links Funding Launch of Coastal Capital Ecosystem Valuation for Decision Making in the Useful publications Introduction Newsletter N 18 March 2016 N 13 July 2014 N 15 February 2015 N 7 September 2012 N 1 October 2010 N 10 September 2013 N 11 January 2014 N 12 April 2014 N 14 October 2014 N 16 May 2015 N 17 October 2015 N 2 January 2011 N 3 June 2011 N 4 September 2011 N 5 January 2012 N 6 May 2012 N 8 February 2013 N 9 May 2013 SPAW Protocol and the SPAW RAC The SPAW RAC Tourism and MPA Sustainable tourism and MPA Workshop 12 14 june 2013 Partners and stakeholders Partners in the Wider Caribbean Region French partners and stakeholders Marine and coastal protected areas Partners in the French West Indies and French Guyana Portfolio COP 8 09 December 2014 Haiti Project missions 2011 2012 Manatee Bycatch Pilot Project Climate Change Documentation on climate change Workshop on MPA resilience to climate change St Martin 28 29 Nov Biodiversity valuation Biodiversity valuation The case of Bonaire Frequently Asked Questions The SPAW Protocol The SPAW RAC BEST Initiative The context The project The objective The calendar The Caribbean BEST Team Presentation of BEST initiative project The BEST 2 0 Grant Programme Sargassum A regional issue for the Caribbean UNEP CEP SPAW RAC regional cooperation Search Newsletter subscription Your e mail address Home Invasive alien species Lionfish Vulnerability of the Caribbean region to lionfish invasion Vulnerability of the Caribbean region to lionfish invasion All the versions of this article Also in this section Lionfish Management Workshop at the 68th GCFI conference Coordinated strategy to prevent and control invasive species Pterois volitans lionfish by professional fishing in Guadeloupe St Martin and St Barthelemy Current lionfish activities by SPAW RAC and its partners International partners launch plan to tackle invasive lionfish Invasive Lionfish A Guide to Control and Management The lionfish in its native range brief description of its biology and ecology The problem of Lionfish in the Caribbean Vulnerability of the Caribbean region to lionfish invasion Amongst the species of lionfish that occur in the Indo Pacific two have been introduced in the Caribbean

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  • Globallast Project - CAR-SPAW-RAC
    calendar The Caribbean BEST Team Presentation of BEST initiative project The BEST 2 0 Grant Programme Sargassum A regional issue for the Caribbean UNEP CEP SPAW RAC regional cooperation Search Newsletter subscription Your e mail address Home Invasive alien species Ongoing projects Globallast Project Globallast Project All the versions of this article Also in this section Globallast Project Invasive Alien Species management strategies workshop Learning and sharing best practices between northern islands protected areas MTIASIC Project GloBallast phase II Globallast partnerships I General information Project initiator UNDP implemented by the International maritime organisation IMO Project objective To help countries reduce the risks of bio invasions linked to ballast water and to prepare them to implement the IMO Convention for the management of ballast water Part ners UNEP RAC REMPEICT for the Caribbean Participating countries 1st circle the Bahamas Jamaica Trinidad and Tobago Venezuela 2nd circle Anguilla Antigua and Barbuda Barbados Belize Costa Rica Haiti Cuba Dominica Guatemala and Mexico F unding GEF co funded by the IMO partner countries and the private sector Amount 23 million US dollars worldwide project including 5 64 million US dollars supplied by the GEF Timetable 5 years October 2007 October 2012 Website http globallast imo org and http cep unep org racrempeitc globallast partnerships 1 Contacts GloBallast Partnerships project coordination unit rmaccioc at mo org For the Caribbean CAR REMPEITC rempeitc at cep unep org II Description Approximately 10 billion tonnes of ballast water are conveyed every year across the planet and the same quantity in domestic transport it is estimated that 10 000 different species are transported in ballast water every day In the past 20 years scientists governments and all partners have been increasingly aware of the fact that transporting harmful and pathogenic species in ballast water was posing a problem insofar as certain species loaded in ballast water on ships departure microorganisms algae larva etc reached their destination intact and could then spread in new environments with environmental social and economic consequences The potential impact was particularly high in the Caribbean insofar as the economy mainly relies on coastal resources and where the environment is extremely sensitive Some Caribbean countries export raw or manufactured products and import ballast water In 2005 13 million tonnes of water were poured into the Gulf of Mexico including 50 from abroad and 6 million into the Caribbean Sea 84 international The International maritime organisation launched in 2000 a first pilot project called GloBallast aiming to reduce the transport of harmful organisms in ballast water in accordance with IMO ballast water guidelines This 4 year project March 2000 to March 2003 was granted 7 4 M of funding from the GEF and 2 8 M of contributions from participating countries and has focussed on 5 pilot sites across the world Following the success of this first project the IMO once again joined forces with the GEF the UNDP various countries and the maritime sector to implement an additional five year project This project s full title

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  • Invasive Alien Species management strategies workshop : Learning and sharing best practices between northern islands protected areas - CAR-SPAW-RAC
    Management Workshop at the 68th GCFI conference Coordinated strategy to prevent and control invasive species Pterois Current lionfish activities by SPAW RAC and its partners International partners launch plan to tackle invasive lionfish Invasive Lionfish A Guide to Control and Management The lionfish in its native range brief description of its biology and The problem of Lionfish in the Caribbean Vulnerability of the Caribbean region to lionfish invasion Ongoing projects Globallast Project Invasive Alien Species management strategies workshop Learning and MTIASIC Project Funding Potential sources of funding Sources of funding introduction Summary table of avaible funds Cross sectoral funds GEF and french GEF Fundings for the french stakeholders European Development Fund Targeted funding MacArthur Foundation Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund Marine Mammal Commission UNEP CAP CaMPAM GCFI small grants funds Caribbean Coastal Communities Small Grants Program Calls for proposals Assessment of coral reef projects Call for research projects on invasive species for 2012 2013 CaMPAM s Marine protected areas small grants Publications and useful links Funding Launch of Coastal Capital Ecosystem Valuation for Decision Making in the Useful publications Introduction Newsletter N 18 March 2016 N 13 July 2014 N 15 February 2015 N 7 September 2012 N 1 October 2010 N 10 September 2013 N 11 January 2014 N 12 April 2014 N 14 October 2014 N 16 May 2015 N 17 October 2015 N 2 January 2011 N 3 June 2011 N 4 September 2011 N 5 January 2012 N 6 May 2012 N 8 February 2013 N 9 May 2013 SPAW Protocol and the SPAW RAC The SPAW RAC Tourism and MPA Sustainable tourism and MPA Workshop 12 14 june 2013 Partners and stakeholders Partners in the Wider Caribbean Region French partners and stakeholders Marine and coastal protected areas Partners in the French West Indies and French Guyana Portfolio COP 8 09 December 2014 Haiti Project missions 2011 2012 Manatee Bycatch Pilot Project Climate Change Documentation on climate change Workshop on MPA resilience to climate change St Martin 28 29 Nov Biodiversity valuation Biodiversity valuation The case of Bonaire Frequently Asked Questions The SPAW Protocol The SPAW RAC BEST Initiative The context The project The objective The calendar The Caribbean BEST Team Presentation of BEST initiative project The BEST 2 0 Grant Programme Sargassum A regional issue for the Caribbean UNEP CEP SPAW RAC regional cooperation Search Newsletter subscription Your e mail address Home Invasive alien species Ongoing projects Invasive Alien Species management strategies workshop Learning and Invasive Alien Species management strategies workshop Learning and sharing best practices between northern islands protected areas All the versions of this article Also in this section Globallast Project Invasive Alien Species management strategies workshop Learning and sharing best practices between northern islands protected areas MTIASIC Project St Martin FWI 12 14 May 2014 A workshop organized by the Réserve Naturelle de St Martin Funding provided by CaMPAM and the SPAW RAC as part of the grants awarded through the specific Small Grants for SPAW listed Protected Areas Context The spread of

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  • MTIASIC Project - CAR-SPAW-RAC
    December 2014 Haiti Project missions 2011 2012 Manatee Bycatch Pilot Project Climate Change Documentation on climate change Workshop on MPA resilience to climate change St Martin 28 29 Nov Biodiversity valuation Biodiversity valuation The case of Bonaire Frequently Asked Questions The SPAW Protocol The SPAW RAC BEST Initiative The context The project The objective The calendar The Caribbean BEST Team Presentation of BEST initiative project The BEST 2 0 Grant Programme Sargassum A regional issue for the Caribbean UNEP CEP SPAW RAC regional cooperation Search Newsletter subscription Your e mail address Home Invasive alien species Ongoing projects MTIASIC Project MTIASIC Project All the versions of this article Also in this section Globallast Project Invasive Alien Species management strategies workshop Learning and sharing best practices between northern islands protected areas MTIASIC Project Mitigating the threats of Invasive Alien Species in the Insular Caribbean I General information Project initiator UNEP GEF with CABI Caribbean Implementation structure CABI Project objective To develop strategies and actions on a regional level and in the different countries concerned in order to mitigate the impact of invasive alien species in the insular Caribbean Participating countries The Bahamas the Dominican Republic Jamaica Saint Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago Funding GEF Amount 6 118 274 US including 3 M from GEF Timetable 4 years October 2009 to August 2013 Website www cabi org and http unep upfronthosting co za Contacts CABI Naitram Bob Ramnanan UNEP GEF Kristin McLaughlin II Description In the Caribbean invasive alien species represent a major threat to an already vulnerable marine freshwater and terrestrial biodiversity in various islands and to the people depending on this biodiversity for their way of life and wellbeing Due to most invasive species capacity to spread and colonise new areas any attempt to overcome this threat would require a regional effort The Caribbean states have identified the need for a regional strategy This CABI led project thus aims to deal with these invasive species on two levels on the one hand by implementing a regional strategy elaborated in liaison with the Caribbean as a whole and on the other by reinforcing the measures taken on a national level in the different participating countries as well as the capacity for detecting preventing monitoring and managing invasive species The project is closely linked to the SPAW protocol and its work programme since the aim is for the regional Invasive alien species strategy to be coherent with the SPAW protocol Coordination and collaboration have thus been developed between CABI and the SPAW secretariat UNEP CEP and SPAW RAC and this project s accompaniment features in successive SPAW work programmes The project therefore includes two main components elaborating national strategies and a regional strategy carrying out concrete actions and reinforcing capacities within the framework of pilot projects Elaborating strategies The Bahamas is currently the only partner with a national strategy on invasive species Through this project the four other countries involved will develop their own national strategies in order to make invasive alien species

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  • Sources of funding : introduction - CAR-SPAW-RAC
    Guidelines MaMa CoCo Sea Report of the 2nd Mamacocosea meeting and bibliography A review of seismic mitigation measures used along the coast of Northern Working documents Presentations Marine mammals Lifeweb project Marine Mammals Regional Bibliographic Database Interactive mapping Maps and reports access Scenarios for marine mammal transboundary management in the insular Manatee Bycatch Pilot Project Working Documents Invasive alien species Presentation Mitigating the Threats of Invasive Alien Species Publications Invasive alien species Lionfish Lionfish Management Workshop at the 68th GCFI conference Coordinated strategy to prevent and control invasive species Pterois Current lionfish activities by SPAW RAC and its partners International partners launch plan to tackle invasive lionfish Invasive Lionfish A Guide to Control and Management The lionfish in its native range brief description of its biology and The problem of Lionfish in the Caribbean Vulnerability of the Caribbean region to lionfish invasion Ongoing projects Globallast Project Invasive Alien Species management strategies workshop Learning and MTIASIC Project Funding Potential sources of funding Sources of funding introduction Summary table of avaible funds Cross sectoral funds GEF and french GEF Fundings for the french stakeholders European Development Fund Targeted funding MacArthur Foundation Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund Marine Mammal Commission UNEP CAP CaMPAM GCFI small grants funds Caribbean Coastal Communities Small Grants Program Calls for proposals Assessment of coral reef projects Call for research projects on invasive species for 2012 2013 CaMPAM s Marine protected areas small grants Publications and useful links Funding Launch of Coastal Capital Ecosystem Valuation for Decision Making in the Useful publications Introduction Newsletter N 18 March 2016 N 13 July 2014 N 15 February 2015 N 7 September 2012 N 1 October 2010 N 10 September 2013 N 11 January 2014 N 12 April 2014 N 14 October 2014 N 16 May 2015 N 17 October 2015 N 2

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  • Summary table of avaible funds - CAR-SPAW-RAC
    turtles MEGARA NorthWest Indies 2014 Sea Turtle Recovery Action Plan for Jamaica Whale Whatching Guidelines MaMa CoCo Sea Report of the 2nd Mamacocosea meeting and bibliography A review of seismic mitigation measures used along the coast of Northern Working documents Presentations Marine mammals Lifeweb project Marine Mammals Regional Bibliographic Database Interactive mapping Maps and reports access Scenarios for marine mammal transboundary management in the insular Manatee Bycatch Pilot Project Working Documents Invasive alien species Presentation Mitigating the Threats of Invasive Alien Species Publications Invasive alien species Lionfish Lionfish Management Workshop at the 68th GCFI conference Coordinated strategy to prevent and control invasive species Pterois Current lionfish activities by SPAW RAC and its partners International partners launch plan to tackle invasive lionfish Invasive Lionfish A Guide to Control and Management The lionfish in its native range brief description of its biology and The problem of Lionfish in the Caribbean Vulnerability of the Caribbean region to lionfish invasion Ongoing projects Globallast Project Invasive Alien Species management strategies workshop Learning and MTIASIC Project Funding Potential sources of funding Sources of funding introduction Summary table of avaible funds Cross sectoral funds GEF and french GEF Fundings for the french stakeholders European Development Fund Targeted funding MacArthur Foundation Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund Marine Mammal Commission UNEP CAP CaMPAM GCFI small grants funds Caribbean Coastal Communities Small Grants Program Calls for proposals Assessment of coral reef projects Call for research projects on invasive species for 2012 2013 CaMPAM s Marine protected areas small grants Publications and useful links Funding Launch of Coastal Capital Ecosystem Valuation for Decision Making in the Useful publications Introduction Newsletter N 18 March 2016 N 13 July 2014 N 15 February 2015 N 7 September 2012 N 1 October 2010 N 10 September 2013 N 11 January 2014 N 12 April 2014

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