Sione attended the ICCB conference in Auckland, New Zealand where he met Alison Green. Alison Green use to work for the Department of Marine and Wildlife Resources back in the 1995. Alison was the facilitator for the Improving Effectiveness of Community Managed Areas for Fisheries Management, Biodiversity Conservation and Climate Change Adaptation session during the Marine Think Tank of the ICCB conference 2011.
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Sione Lam Yuen and Alison Green during the Marine Think Tank Session at ICCB conference 2011
Members from American Samoa who attended the ICCB conference 2011 at Auckland, New Zealand
Sione Lam Yuen Jr a representative from the Department of Marine and Wildlife Resources and Hideyo Hattori a representative from the Department of Commerce at American Samoa who were representatives that got accepted to attend the 25th International Congress for Conservation Biology Conference 2011 at Auckland, New Zealand.
Pacific Islanders Applicants who got accepted to ICCB Conference 2011
There were seven members from the pacific who got accepted to the 25th International Congress for Conservation Biology Conference in 2011 that was held at Auckland, New Zealand. People from Palau, Solomon Island, Fiji, Guam and American Samoa got accepted last year during the conference in Auckland. It was a great experience, learned a lot, and met new people that work for other Marine Protected Area programs in other parts of the world.