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06 July 2021 | dataset

Perceived Major Threats to Island Biodiversity

Department of Environment, Government of Tuvalu

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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.

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Perceived Major Threats to Island Biodiversity

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Publisher Department of Environment, Tuvalu
Modified 06 July 2021
Release Date 06 July 2021
Identifier 562e8bf5-f5d0-439e-b168-e2c1fdd6ebe5
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location Tuvalu
Language English
License Public
[Open Data]
Author Paeniu L
Contact Name Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tourism, Trade, Environment and Labour (MFATTEL)
Contact Email [email protected]