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 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

This report presents the outcomes of a Whole-of-Island Integrated Vulnerability Assessment (WoI-IVA) conducted on Abaiang Atoll in Kiribati in September 2013. The report assesses the socio-ecological context of Abaiang Atoll in relation to climate change and disaster risks, and examines the capacity of the atoll community to reduce risks and adapt to the impact of environmental change.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

Data submitted to the UN Ozone Secretariat highlighting the trend of ODS consumption (calculated as Production (if any) + imports - exports) in Kiribati. Ozone Depleting Substances calculated here are HCFCs and Methal Bromide.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

The report consists of an overview road-map framework on the respective energy situations, and the challenges and opportunities for renewable energy deployment in Kiribati.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

An overview of the main trends and issues of the fishery sector of Kiribati.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

An analysis of Kiribati’s legislation to determine gaps, overlaps and conflicts. This analysis involves –

* An analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of existing legislation and proposed laws (Bills)

* An assessment of the effectiveness of the legislation in supporting the government to responsibly manage the environment and ensure the sustainable use and conservation of natural resources

 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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 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

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

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

PacWaste is a project funded by the European Union and implemented by SPREP to improve regional hazardous waste management across the Pacific in the priority areas of healthcare waste, asbestos
waste, E-waste and integrated atoll waste management.

This fact-sheet outlines a brief information about Kiribati, with activities taking place in the project domains of healthcare waste, e-waste and asbestos.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

These Regulations may be cited as the Domestic Fishing Zone Limit Regulations 2015 and shall come into force on the date of its publication by notice at the Office of the Beretitenti.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

The purpose of these regulations are to;

* establish a shark sanctuary in Kiribati water to ensure conservation of sharks

* protect the balance of the marine ecosystem include commercially important fish species and the health of marine habitats such as coral reefs

* help sustain and develop the economy of Kiribati from shark and marine-related ecotourism

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

This small study is an initial feasibility study, designed to give some indication of the numbers of vehicles and the economics of any waste management system that might be appropriate to dealing with the problem. This study looks at two issues: what does it take to strip a typical wrecked Tarawa vehicle so that it can be recycled; and how many vehicles might there be in South Tarawa that need some waste management.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

This integrated and vulnerability assessment takes a Whole of Island Approach which aims to address capacity constraints in Kiribati’s outer islands and to strengthen coordination among partners at the national level, local government level and community level

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

Documentation on getting started with the Inform Data Portal

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 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

This datase provides a direct internet link to access fish species information such as (names, distribution, taxonomy, habitats, behavior, genetic etc) for Kiribati

FishBase is a global species database of fish species (specifically finfish). It is the largest and most extensively accessed online database on adult finfish on the web.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

This dataset provides a direct internet link to easily access marine life information and data recorded for Kiribati on the Sea Life Base portal.

Sea Life Base is a global online database of information about marine life. It aims to provide key information on the taxonomy, distribution and ecology of all marine species in the world apart from finfish.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

A user manual to assess and guide vulnerability assessment studies.