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22 May 2012
The first Coral Triangle Day, 9 June 2012

The first-ever Coral Triangle Day is set to be launched on 9 June 2012 in conjunction with World Oceans Day. This event will be celebrated at several locations around the Coral Triangle region to highlight the importance of marine conservation and to raise awareness on this global center of marine biodiversity. This year’s theme is “Shared Waters, Shared Solutions: Coming Together as One for the World's Centre of Marine Life—The Coral Triangle.”
The Coral Triangle Day will brings together individuals, organizations, and establishments from different parts of the region on one special day to celebrate the beauty and uniqueness of this region and to promote the importance of oceans through varied activities including: beach clean-ups; sustainable seafood dinners; educational exhibitions; marine-themed bazaars; and beach parties.People and organization are encourage to do one special thing, no matter how small, that will contribute to saving the Coral Triangle and let the world know how we care about it.

17 May 2012
SocMonitor's April 2012 newsletter is released

The April 2011 issue of the SocMonitor has now been released. Click here to view the details. The issue includes the following topics:

- Preparations for 2012 SocMon Global Report
- SocMon in Honduras: The Mosquito Coast
- Philippine SocMon project in final year
- Socio-economic monitoring field trials and baseline surveys in South Asia
- Caribbean Challenge SocMon update

SocMonitor is an electronic bulletin about the Global Socio-economic Monitoring Initiative developed by Maria Pena and Christy Loper to update everyone on what is happending with socio-economic monitoring through the SocMon and SEM-Pasifika initiatives. The issues of the SocMonitor was available for access through SocMon website at publication page.

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