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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

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 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

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

As party to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, Kiribati is obliged to submit a national report on the implementation of the convention. The report will, in essence, be focused on the national implementation strategies, action plans, legislative instrument, and achievements relative to the convention.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

An 'Act' to amend the Environment Act 1999 of Kiribati. Amendments were made in 2007

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

The objectives of these regulations are to;

* prescribe a protected area for the terrestrial and marine resources of the Phoenix islands.

* prescribe particular licences and permits for regulating certain activities in the Phoenix Islands Protected Area and to establish a schedule of penalties for all activities affecting the Phoenix Protected Area

* implement the Cabinet decision of approving the nomination of the Phoenix Islands protected Area to the World Heritage Committee

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

A strategy for the management of invasive species and address related issues in Kiribati as a whole.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

Dataset that provides a direct link to Kiribati's data hosted on the GBIF website/ records.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

For the Ninth Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas December 2013, Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) commissioned an assessment of the status of biodiversity and conservation in Oceania. This report assesses the overall state of conservation in Kiribati using 16 indicators.

*this report wasn't published but was sent to country for checking (2013*) - to be used for the Regional SOE initiative 2019

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

An old report on an entomological survey of Christmas Island.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

direct internet link to data related to bird species of Kiribati on the BirdLife International portal

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

The objectives of the survey were to:

(1) identify plant species presently causing problems, particularly in natural and semi-natural ecosystems; (2) identify species that, even though they are not presently a major problem, could spread more widely or are known to be problem species elsewhere;
(3) confirm the absence of species that are a problem elsewhere and, if introduced to Kiribati, could be a threat there;
(4) make appropriate recommendations.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

This dataset holds two reports

* draft document outlining the operation and progress of a scheme that trialed waste collection in Tarawa which involved the free distribution of green garbage bags for collection by the Tarawa council.

* An assessment of the impact of the South Tarawa Greenbag scheme on the life of the Nanikai landfill.

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 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

A pocket guide to the birds of Kiribati

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

This dataset hosts all NBSAP(s) of Kiribati

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 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

A final report on the eradication of myna birds from Kiribati.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

Documenting available information on the distribution, status and values of wetlands in Kiribati. However, much of this existing information needs updating.