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 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

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

 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

Regional data on marine pollution. Observer pollution events

 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 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

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 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

This report is a result of a field work - it took an environmental and physical approach of the situation of Kiribati with the objectives to better understand the formation and recent evolution of sedimentary coasts, in particular tropical islands (Indian Ocean and Caribbean Sea archipelagos) and to analyze interrelations between physical processes and human development to determine the nature and extent of anthropogenic impacts, particularly in coral reef environments as well as to evaluate the exposure of islands to coastal hazards related to climate and climate change.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

A summary of marine and terrestrial eco-regions of Kiribati.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

Beach ecosystem based adaptation (EbA) can increase resilience of beaches to storms and sea level rise, using access control fencing and gateways, beach vegetation replanting and use of brush matting to protect beach erosion scarps from direct wave action. This report is the result of a project that applied EbA methods at seven eroding beaches on Abaiang, all located on community land, in demonstrations involving all of the ten villages on the main island.

 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

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

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

MACBIO is a project that supports sustainable economies and livelihoods of Pacific Island Countries by strengthening institutional and individual capacity, to manage and conserve biodiversity in marine and coastal ecosystems. The project was commissioned by BMUB to GIZ as part of IKI, jointly implemented by SPREP, IUCN and GIZ from 2013 to 2018.

This dataset holds all MACBIO-related resources pertaining to Kiribati as one of the participating countries. Resources include;

 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

There is an increasing need for sand and gravel for building materials in Tarawa and on other atolls. However, supplies from overseas are expensive. Furthermore, the mining of local beaches contributes to coastal erosion and lacks sufficient quantities for the current and future requirements. An answer to these problems is to source supplies from the lagoon. A purpose-built vessel capable of dredging lagoon aggregates in Tarawa and further afield was available through a European Union grant. This EIA assesses the impacts such would do to the environment.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

An academic research (thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Science) that investigated metal contamination in marine sediments at an operational landfill in Kiribati as a case study.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)

Illustrate the current state of marine habitats on the Pacific - mangroves, coral reefs, and seagrasses
Economic value, ecosystems services, social and cultural value of these habitats to Pacific Island people
Ongoing efforts to address multiple threats and stresses on these habitats including climate change - community level national and regional level

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