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Publications, Papers & Journals​​

Marine Ecology Consulting and Helen Sykes have partnered with leading NGO and conservation bodies to  publish many papers and reports.

Below is a selection of the most recent. Many can be downloaded from this page. If not, please contact Marine Ecology Consulting

The 2014-17 Global Coral Bleaching Event: The Most Severe and Widespread Coral Reef Destruction

Abstract Ocean warming is increasing the incidence, scale, and severity of global-scale coral bleaching and mortality, culminating in the third global coral bleaching event that …

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Contributions of tourism-based Marine Conservation Agreements to natural resource management in Fiji

Highlights Marine Conservation Agreements in Fiji are largely being used to establish MPAs. Less than a third of MCAs include explicit financial incentives. MCAs are …

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Status of Coral Reefs of the World Report: 2020

The Sixth Edition of the Sixth Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN) Status of Coral Reefs of the World Report: 2020 was launched on October …

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Marine Biological Survey Report of the Fiji Great and North Astrolabe Reef, Ono Kadavu – WWF South Pacific – 2001

Marine Biological Survey Report of the Fiji Great and North Astrolabe Reef, Ono Kadavu – WWF South Pacific – 2001

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Marine Conservation Agreements Guidance for the Tourism Industry in Fiji

Marine Conservation Agreements Guidance for the Tourism Industry in Fiji

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Tourism-driven ocean science for sustainable use: A case study of sharks in Fiji

Pre-print of new paper available, a case study of sharks in Fiji , based on the results of the Great Fiji Shark Count.

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Publications, Papers & Journals​

2010

Professor Bill Aalbersberg (Institute of Applied Sciences, University of the South Pacific), Tracy Berno (Tourism Studies, University of the South Pacific), Manoa Malani (Ministry of Tourism), Helen Sykes (Resort Support), Batiri Thaman (Institute of Applied Sciences, University of the South Pacific), Dr Dick Watling (Environmental Consultants).

A simple checklist of development guidelines to encourage small resorts and hotels in Fiji to build and operate in an environmentally and socially sustainable manner.

Publications, Papers & Journals​​

2009

Sykes, H., Reddy, C., Jenkins, A and McKay, K

(in prep) FICSF Fiji Islands Conservation Science Forum, August 2009, Suva, Fiji

Sykes, H. and Reddy, C.

(In prep) PSI 2009, 11th Pacific Interscience Congress, Tahiti, French Polynesia, March 2009

Sykes, H., Reddy, C and Lovell, E

(in prep) FICSF Fiji Islands Conservation Science Forum, August 2009, Suva, Fiji

Sykes, H and Lovell, E

(In prep) PSI 2009, 11th Pacific Interscience Congress, Tahiti, French Polynesia, March 2009

Publications, Papers & Journals​

2008

Lovell, E. and Sykes, H.

(In prep) International Coral Reef Symposium, Florida, USA, July 7-11 2008

Lovell, E., Sykes, H., Bonito, V., Khan, Z., Quinn, N.

Poster presentation at the International Coral Reef Symposium, July 7-11 2008 (3.2 Mb download)

Publications, Papers & Journals​​

2007

Publications, Papers & Journals​

2006

Publications, Papers & Journals​​

2004

Lovell, E., Sykes, H.

National status report for GCRMN

Institute of Applied Sciences, University of the South Pacific; Resort Support: Department of Environment

Published by JICA (Japanese International Cooperation Agency) 2004

Publications, Papers & Journals​

pre-2003

Aalbersberg, W., Berno, T., Malani, M., Sykes, H.R., Thaman, B., Watling, D.

Fiji Integrated Coastal Management Project 2003
2002

 

Sykes, Helen, Kats, Kristiaan, Derksen, Raymond and
Aalbersberg, Bill

Institute of Applied Sciences Report, University of the South Pacific, November 2002

IAS TECHNICAL REPORT NUMBER: 2003/4

September-November, 2002.

Cumming, R.L., Carlson, B.A., Hughes, A., Koven, J.F., Lovell, E.R., Quinn, N.J., Sykes, H.R., Taylor, O.J.S., Tosacno, M.A., Vaughan, D.

Proceedings of the 9th International Coral Reef Symposium, Bali

 

The Environmental Impact of Harvesting Live Coral and Live Rock for the Aquarium Trade, as carried out in the Fiji Islands. Nov 2001

Sykes, H.R.

Privately commissioned report for the Fiji Hotel Association.

"Marine Tourism Education” and “Marine Conservation Education” courses teaching conservation and monitoring techniques to Fijian People. 1999

Sykes, H.R.

“Marine Tourism Education” and “Marine Conservation Education” courses teaching conservation and monitoring techniques to Fijian People. 1999

(Fijian Translation 2003)

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