Perceived threats can be summarised as arising from deleterious human actions and negative attitudes to the environment, leading to inappropriate behaviour, such as littering, over-fishing and hunting, using fishing nets and modern fishing method, the use of guns and the introduction of pests; the use of inappropriate technologies, such as solid and liquid waste water disposal systems; uncontrolled use of resources and control of livestock; increasing consumption patterns, arising from increases in human populations, demands and changing lifestyles; institutional weaknesses; ignorance and lack of knowledge; natural factors and climate change.
|Publisher||Department of Environment, Tuvalu|
|Modified||06 July 2021|
|Release Date||06 July 2021|
|Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location||Tuvalu|
|Contact Name||Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tourism, Trade, Environment and Labour (MFATTEL)|
|Contact Email||[email protected]|