This page highlights our main publications based on their use and interest from patners – download them directly from here, or follow the links to the website pages for more information.
Large scale conservation
Obura DO, Burgener V, Nicoll ME, Ralison HO & Scheren P (2015) The Northern Mozambique Channel. Setting the foundations for a regional approach to marine governance. A Background Document. WWF International and CORDIO East Africa. Go to project page.
Samoilys, M., Pabari, M., Andrew, T., Maina, G.W., Church, J., Momanyi, A., Mibei, B., Monjane, M., Shah, A., Menomussanga, M., Mutta, D. (2015). Resilience of Coastal Systems and Their Human Partners in the Western Indian Ocean. Nairobi, Kenya: IUCN ESARO, WIOMSA, CORDIO and UNEP Nairobi Convention. x + 74pp.
Obura, D.O., Church, J.E. and Gabrié, C. (2012). Assessing Marine World Heritage from an Ecosystem Perspective: The Western Indian Ocean. World Heritage Centre, United Nations Education, Science and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). 124 p.
Obura, D. O. (2015), An Indian Ocean centre of origin revisited: Palaeogene and Neogene influences defining a biogeographic realm. Journal of Biogeography. 43:229–242 doi: 10.1111/jbi.12656. Link to journal. View paper.
Fish and Fisheries
Kawaka, J., Samoilys, M., Murunga, M., Maina, G.W., King, J. and Michelmore F. (2016) Coral Reef Monitoring in Eastern Africa: A Guide for Communities.Download manual
Kawaka, Joan A., et al. “Developing locally managed marine areas: Lessons learnt from Kenya.” Ocean & Coastal Management 135 (2017): 1-10. Download paper
Osuka, Kennedy, et al. “Linkage between fish functional groups and coral reef benthic habitat composition in the Western Indian Ocean.” Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom (2016): 1-14. Download paper
Robinson J and Samoilys MA (Co-editors) (2013) Reef Fish Spawning Aggregations in the Western Indian Ocean: Research for Management. WIOMSA/SIDA/SFA/CORDIO. WIOMSA Book Series 13.