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Thu, 26 Jul 2007 11:55:28 +0000SCS E-NEWSLETTER - JULY 2007UNEP/GEF PROJECT ENTITLED REVERSING ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION TRENDS IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA AND GULF OF THAILAND 1 INTRODUCTIONThis is the online version of the July 2007 edition of the UNEP/GEF South China Sea Project e-mail newsletter. Please feel free to forward this newsletter to your colleagues and other interested parties. This newsletter can also be accessed via the South China Sea RSS feeds.On Thursday 26th July 2007, the search engine “Google.com” ranked UNEPSCS.org in the top 10 of 49,700,000 results from a search on the “South China Sea”. So far during the month of July, our server has registered 97,546 hits on the site. Please help UNEPSCS.org maintain this high Google ranking by placing a link to http://www.unepscs.org on your website or blog.2 WEBSITE INFORMATION FROM THE PCU2.1 South China Sea Project Document RepositoryThe South China Sea Document Repository has been expanded to contain PDF versions of all project documents produced to date – a total of 1311 documents. The repository features RSS feeds that you can use to have documents of your choice delivered to your desktop or website as soon as they are published online. Please click here to access the new and improved repository.Please follow the links below to access recent meeting reports and publications:Seventh Meeting of the Regional Scientific and Technical CommitteeSixth Meeting of the Project Steering CommitteeSixth Meeting of the Regional Task Force on Economic ValuationSeventh Meeting of the Regional Task Force on Economic ValuationEighth Meeting of the Regional Working Group on MangrovesEighth Meeting of the Regional Working Group on WetlandsEighth Meeting of the Regional Working Group on SeagrassEighth Meeting of the Regional Working Group on Coral ReefsSixth Meeting of the Regional Task Force on Legal MattersSouth China Sea Knowledge Document on the Procedure for Selection of Demonstration Sites2.2 South China Sea Multi-Media LibraryThe Multi-Media Library has grown to contain 23 videos and TV news clips (3.5 hrs of footage in total) on project activities and demonstration sites. These videos can be streamed directly from UNEPSCS.org – please click here to access the library.2.3 Catalogue of Community Education and Public Awareness MaterialsA vast range of community education and public awareness materials have been developed and compiled through the South China Sea Project. The PCU has recently developed an online catalogue of these materials which can be accessed by clicking here. 2.4 Photo GalleryThe South China Sea Project Photo Album has recently been updated with 1053 new photographs from regional meetings and activities at the projects suite of demonstration sites. Please click here to access the photo album.2.5 Use of the Electronic ForumsPlease click here to access the South China Sea Project E-Forum. Currently active forums include:Regional Working Group on Mangroves Forum Regional Working Group on Fisheries Forum2.5 South China Sea Project on Google EarthA Google Earth map of the South China Sea’s habitat demonstration sites has recently been added to the demonstration site index page of UNEPSCS.org. Please click here to access this tool. A similar map is used to display known fisheries refugia in the South China Sea on the Fisheries Refugia Information Portal. The PCU is also in the process of adding the South China Sea Project’s habitat demonstration sites to the “geographic web” layer of Google Earth – please keep your eyes open for the “SCS” logo when browsing Google Earth in the future.3 RECENT MEETINGS3.1 Ninth Meeting of the Regional Working Group on FisheriesThe Ninth Meeting of the Regional Working Group on Fisheries was conven[...]
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