19 June 2020 marked the first World Albatross Day which was launched by the Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels (ACAP) to highlight the conservation crisis affecting this legendary bird.
This week the Secretariat welcomes Mr Todd Dubois to the post of Fisheries Monitoring and Compliance Manager. This is another International Professional appointment for the Secretariat and will see Todd starting his position remotely in the USA while we work around the current pandemic crisis.
This week the Secretariat is welcoming Ms Marina Negro to the post of Data and Information Systems Manager. Ms Negro has an Information Systems degree specialised in data management and more than 20 years of work experience related to information technology in general, and in the business intelligence field in particular.
Four leading Antarctic organisations have announced opportunities for early-career professionals.
CCAMLR has recently announced the availability of a new fund to assist Members and Contracting Parties.
It is with great sadness that we learned about the death of Professor Denzil Miller AM on Saturday 30 November 2019 at his home in Tasmania.
Today sees the close of the Thirty-eighth Meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) in Hobart, Australia.
The Governor of Tasmania, Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AC, will today open the thirty-eighth annual meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR).
In mid-July we welcomed Daphnis De Pooter to the Secretariat. Daphnis has relocated from Belgium to join us in Hobart in the role of Science Data Officer. This position is a new international post for the Secretariat as part of the 2019–2022 Strategic Plan. As part of the Science team, Daphnis will provide a key link between CCAMLR's databases and the scientists using the data.
During the meeting of WG-SAM in Concarneau, France, we were lucky enough to be able to join the Mayor of Concarneau and staff from the Museum national d’Histoire naturelle (MNHN) at an evening reception to celebrate the retirement of Prof. Guy Duhamel. Guy is a genuine CCAMLR legend, having first attended the Conference on the creation of CCAMLR in 1980 in Canberra, Australia.