Applications are now open for the CCAMLR Scientific Scholarship Scheme which provides funding for early career scientists whose research is relevant to the work of CCAMLR. Priority areas of research include krill and toothfish population dynamics and ecosystem monitoring.
The scheme provides:
In mid-July, CCAMLR finished the annual intersessional meetings of two of its working groups.
CCAMLR has a new strategy, the NCP Engagement Strategy, to improve cooperation with States to combat Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing.
Aurélie Hamaide, Senior French Reviser of Translation at the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), visited the CCAMLR Secretariat on Tuesday 17/5/2016 to compare notes with the CCAMLR language services group. Aurélie was in Australia to deliver a guest lecture to translation students at Monash University on 19 May.
The latest volume of the Statistical Bulletin is now available from the CCAMLR website, with fishery and trade statistics up to and including the 2014/15 CCAMLR season (the 12-month period to 30 November 2015) presented in 4 sections:
Last week the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, The Hon Julie Bishop MP, hosted a ‘Heads of Mission’ tour of Tasmania for around 80 Ambassadors and High Commissioners to Australia. CCAMLR Executive Secretary, Andrew Wright, along with Ewan McIvor from the Australian Antarctic Division, represented the ‘policy’ aspect of the Antarctic display.
We invite you to submit a design for the CCAMLR T-shirt for 2016.
Delegates to CCAMLR meetings and other friends of CCAMLR like to show their support/affiliation with the organisation and wearing a CCAMLR branded T-shirt is one way to do it.
If you’d like to take up the challenge to submit a design please do the following:
The Antarctic Wildlife Research Fund (AWR) was established in 2015 to facilitate and promote research on the Antarctic ecosystem. The second call for research proposals has just been announced.
Former CCAMLR intern, Emily Robinson, recently visited Antarctica as a part of a Postgraduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand.