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 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

Looking at pressures of development on freshwater, this article argues that the future survival of small island states and their societies also greatly depends on managing the impacts of development.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

This strategy covers solid waste issues in Kiribati including medical wastes, industrial wastes, electronic wastes, and disaster residues as well as domestic wastes

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

These reports represent an important step in the desire of the Republic of Kiribati to protect the biodiversity and promote the sustainable utilization of the marine and terrestrial resources of Kiribati. The project assists Kiribati in identifying strategies and action plans that are geared towards meeting Kiribati’s obligations under the CBD at both the national and international levels

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This Strategy is a five-year framework, a guiding document to support the development and implementation of communication initiatives. Its overarching objective is to highlight the priority communications goals in terms of climate change and climate risk in Kiribati, and to provide mechanisms and resources to enhance and encourage collaboration and cooperation in these areas.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

A user manual to assess and guide vulnerability assessment studies.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

This country snapshot provides a selection of national environment statistics, complemented by key economic and social indicators and documented by the United Nations Statistics Division.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

This review updates and builds on the reviews conducted in the early 2000s under the International Waters Project. The review is for information purposes only. It is not intended to be a complete source of information on the matters it deals with.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

The focus of this resource is on the effects of changes in air and sea surface temperature, rainfall, sea-level rise and extreme weather events on island environments, economies and people. It is vital to enhance individual and community skills to adapt to these changes – in other words, to reduce risks and maximize potential benefits.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

This study describes the biodiversity values of Malden Island, and assesses the potential benefits, feasibility and costs of removing key invasive species.

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 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

The development of the Kiribati National Fisheries Policy (KNFP) aims to portray short to medium and long-term strategic objectives that will enhance responsible fisheries with emphasis on the need to support, improve and sustain the people’s livelihood, food security and economic growth today and for future generations.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

This report highlights activities, findings and data update on numbers, challenges and recommendations that aim to improve responses on myna birds on Onotoa island.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

Millennium is a member of the southern group of the Line Islands chain in the equatorial Central Pacific and part of the Republic of Kiribati.

This is the first extensive survey of the marine natural history of Millennium lagoon. Also included in this report are observations of indications of human activity in the lagoon, which were present despite its remote location, and the potential significance of this activity on the marine communities surveyed.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

Documenting ways of increasing the resilience of beaches to erosion, including the use of re-vegetation. A key objective is developing low cost methods that allow reduction of direct impacts that contribute to beach erosion, enabling natural processes of sand accretion and stabilization to operate effectively.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

This fragility assessment of South Tarawa in Kiribati explores patterns of fragility related to urban development including delivery of critical urban services with focus on water and sanitation services. The assessment’s key objectives are to determine and better understand the patterns of fragility and resilience created by state–society relationships, as they relate to the delivery of urban services in South Tarawa, and to identify means of overcoming fragility to improve the quality of urban life in the community.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

The objective of the participatory consultations with stakeholders in Bikenibeu West was to identify possible solutions to address root causes of waste problems threatening fresh and marine water quality.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

Energy statistics covering a time period of 2000–2009. It provides an insight into the island's energy balance, socio-economic history, sources of net energy supplies, end-use sectors, and selected macroeconomic variables.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

National Adaptation Programmes of Action (NAPA) is an approach to enable LDCs to communicate their immediate and urgent needs for adaptation to the Conference of the Parties

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

A presentation on Kiribati Protected Areas during the BIOPAMA Workshop 2018

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

The objective of this study is to determine the available coconut resources in the Line group and analyse the technical, economic, social, institutional, environmental feasibility of producing coconut oil on Kiritmati Island and use it as a fuel substitute in power generation and transport .