This document is a summary given drought occurs in Abaiang after long periods of low rainfall. In some villages, this causes fresh well water to turn brackish and this impacts communities and individuals ability to access fresh water and maintain their health and livelihood. Drought occurs at different times in each village depending on their vulnerability to drought.
Marine Spill Contingency Plan : Papua New Guinea's "National Plan to Combat Pollution of the Sea by Oil and Other Noxious and Hazardous Substances (Draft)
Case study: The Funafuti Conservation Area, Funafuti atoll, Tuvalu : drawing lessons for future marine conservation planning and management
Marine protected areas (MPAs) have gained wide acceptance among coastal planners,
managers, researchers, and scientists as an effective tool that can be utilized to protect
threatened marine and coastal ecosystems. MPAs allow depleted breeding stocks of
important food fish and invertebrate species to regenerate and become re-established,
providing a foundation for sustainable fisheries. Typically, the MPA model comprises a core
no-take conservation area, within which harvest of fish and other consumable resources is
Strategic plan for the Conservation and Management of marine resources in the Pacific Islands region : summary
Maximizing benefits from the ocean - Tarawa serves as a good example of the perceived values of the ocean.
Samoa national planning tool for the implementation of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (and the approved format for National Reports to be submitted for the 9th Meething of the Conference of the Contracting Parties (COP9), Uganda, 2005)
Promote and encourage the use of standard wetland inventory methodologies following the Ramsar Framework for Wetland Inventory (Resolution VIII.6), to undertake, update and disseminate national (or, where appropriate, provincial) scientific inventories of wetlands.
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Providing the ten steps to a healthier ocean and stronger economy.